Wellness Articles

Wellness Articles

Alberta Health Services provides weekly health and wellness articles as a way to help all Albertans live a healthy life.

We welcome and encourage weekly newspapers, community newsletters and other publications to reproduce this information free of charge. Credit to Alberta Health Services or the identified content provider would be appreciated.

If you would like to be added to the distribution list for these articles, please email: rebecca.johnson2@ahs.ca

You will receive a monthly email containing articles for the upcoming four weeks.

2024

WEB: ONLY INCLUDE THE PAST THREE MONTHS - MOVE TO ARCHIVE AFTER 3

March

  • March 4 - Pelvic floor health for new moms (doc | pdf)
  • March 11 - Alcohol in moderation (doc | pdf)
  • March 18 - Understanding tuberculosis (doc | pdf)
  • March 25 - Screening tests for better health (doc | pdf)

February

  • February 5 - Understanding eating disorders (doc | pdf)
  • February 12 - Get moving! Winter health and fitness week (doc | pdf)
  • February 19 - Checking in with anxiety (doc | pdf)
  • February 26 - Making the most of your doctor’s appointment (doc | pdf)

January

  • January 1 - Ringing in the new year with a healthy relationship with food (doc | pdf)
  • January 8 - New year: better choices, better health (doc | pdf)
  • January 15 - Fitting in physical activity during the day (doc | pdf)
  • January 22 - Winter walking tips (doc | pdf)
  • January 29 - Stay healthy while travelling this winter (doc | pdf)

2023

December

  • December 4 - Sleep hygiene: what is it and why do you need it? (doc | pdf)
  • December 11 - The importance of healthy snacking (doc | pdf)
  • December 18 - Preventing cumulative stress (doc | pdf)
  • December 25 - Immunization and the holidays (doc | pdf)

November

  • November 6 - National diabetes awareness month (doc | pdf)
  • November 13 - What is influenza? (doc | pdf)
  • November 20 - Winter car seat safety (doc | pdf)
  • November 27 - Cold weather preparations (doc | pdf)

October

  • October 2 - Why breast cancer screening matters – and how to get screened (doc | pdf)
  • October 9 - What is dyslexia? (doc | pdf)
  • October 16 - Stay safe for tricks and treats this Halloween (doc | pdf)
  • October 23 - Protecting yourself and your family from illness (doc | pdf)
  • October 30 - Getting help with substance use (doc | pdf)

See Archive for past issues.