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May 11, 2018

Giving newborns the best possible start in life The newly redeveloped maternity care unit at the Peter Lougheed Centre will improve support for pregnant women, new moms and babies in southern Alberta.

May 7, 2018

Expanding mental health supports in schools Thousands more students will receive counselling and emotional supports with new programs to reach youth in schools across the province.

April 26, 2018

Innovative program cuts wait-list for GI patients  The wait-list for non-urgent gastrointestinal (GI) treatment for patients in the Calgary area has dropped by 98 per cent without requiring any additional resources.

April 5, 2018

New bill would protect women, health providers Women should feel safe when choosing any health service in Alberta, including abortion.

Alberta communities tackling opioid crisis A new $1.4-million grant program is funding 29 projects to raise awareness of the opioid crisis through video, art, social media, workshops and community events.


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