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January 16, 2017

Sylvan Lake gets improved health care Residents of Sylvan Lake and area will have access to more health-care services under expanded hours.

December 22, 2016

Grandson of transplant recipient wants you to be a donor Cooper Pirtle, grandson of a double-lung transplant recipient, has a message for Alberta families this holiday season.

December 12, 2016

Statement from Alberta ministers on federal response to opioid crisis Brandy Payne, Associate Minister of Health, and Kathleen Ganley, Minister of Justice and Solicitor General, have issued the following statement in response to federal legislation introduced today to help prevent opioid deaths.


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