AHS Environmental Public Health honoured for their investigative work

E.coli and norovirus outbreaks…they’re involved. Restaurant and building inspections…they’re involve... Read more

A very special Christmas

Monday, December 22, 2014

Double lung transplant recipient and her family say thanks.... Read more

AHS brings palliative care home

Monday, December 22, 2014

Framework aims to deliver end-of-life care where patients want it.... Read more

Fairview's Social Action Club making a difference

Friday, December 19, 2014

What it means to give back.... Read more

Powerplay scores for kids' brain health

Friday, December 12, 2014

More than $2 million raised for Alberta Children’s Hospital.... Read more

Hockey teams deliver bear necessities

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Cuddly toys comfort young patients at Christmas.... Read more

AHS cardiologists think big … and small

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

World’s tiniest pacemaker offers huge benefits.... Read more

Edmonton seniors get free checkup in a heartbeat

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Technology enables pharmacists to screen for stroke risk.... Read more

One cool little lifesaver

Monday, December 8, 2014

Capsule of Life chills in fridge until needed by EMS.... Read more

Brazilian physicians seek Alberta expertise

Monday, December 8, 2014

Mazankowski cardiologists share absorbable stent know-how.... Read more

Family grateful for NICU nurse's passion for health

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

RN O’Neill made clothes for tiny newborn, supported first-time parents.... Read more

Canada’s first simulation centre for women’s health opens

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

High-tech learning centre at Lois Hole used to train health providers.... Read more

Cancer, heart attack survivor hit hard by influenza

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

St. Paul man recalls five-month ordeal, encourages immunization.... Read more

Don’t fear the clipper…

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Dr. Amrhein agrees to buzzcut to raise fund for Alberta Cancer Foundation.... Read more

A safe, comfy haven for kids

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Red Deer’s pediatric reno creates home away from home.... Read more

Pumped about new NICU equipment

Monday, November 24, 2014

Foundation helps moms provide their babies the nutrition they need.... Read more

Brain scans used to tailor treatment for alcohol abuse

Monday, November 24, 2014

Research could help prevent relapse into alcoholism.... Read more

Employers help employees tackle addictions

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Business and Industry Clinic celebrates 20 years.... Read more

A half-century of helping others

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Didsbury District Health Services Auxiliary celebrates milestone.... Read more

Seeing is diagnosing

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Advanced ultrasound comes to Seton-Jasper Healthcare Centre.... Read more

Experimental treatment shows promising results for depression

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Implanted electrodes deliver impulses to brain.... Read more

Tigers maul Flames in annual wheelchair hockey game

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Young patients have a great time playing against NHL squad.... Read more

Opening the door to research of the future

Friday, November 14, 2014

$1 million Gerald Averback Medical Research Award inspires transformational study.... Read more

A faster, safer way to 'see' heart flow

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Cardiac patients assessed in an hour, with less radiation.... Read more

Precautions can help prevent falls this winter

Monday, November 10, 2014

Resources available to help you stay on your feet and avoid injury.... Read more

Study shows clear new evidence of mind-body connection

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Impact of meditation, support groups seen at cellular level.... Read more

Trial by fire, healing by laughter

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Courage Awards honour remarkable brothers who rebuilt lives, inspired others at Glenrose Rehabilitat... Read more

Social support group improves resident’s quality of life

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Program promotes independence.... Read more

Second chances

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Rehabilitation service offers patients support through recovery.... Read more

Playing for keeps

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

High-tech video system helps patients in Two Hills.... Read more

Catching cancer early in Rocky Mountain House

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

New high-tech equipment mean easy access close to home.... Read more

AHS program helps homeless access care

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

More than 400 people acquired health care cards, government ID.... Read more

AHS using Ebola scenarios to train health teams

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Simulations show staff how to stay safe, prevent spread of disease.... Read more

Gentlemen, start your ’staches

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Movember arrives to raise awareness of prostate cancer.... Read more

A great weight has been lifted

Friday, October 31, 2014

AHS bariatric supports give Alberta man a new lease on life.... Read more

Flu takes tragic toll on Alberta man

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Lance McNamara who was diagnosed with H1N1 influenza and his family grapples with the fact that Lanc... Read more

National kudos for AHS' Stroke Action Plan

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Initiative bolsters stroke care in rural and small urban centres.... Read more

Fort McMurray’s Adult Day Program celebrates two-year mark

Friday, October 24, 2014

A home away from home.... Read more

Taking a run at teen depression

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Scientists at the Alberta Children’s Hospital and the University of Calgary have teamed up with the ... Read more

Public influenza immunization clinics open across province

Monday, October 20, 2014

Protect yourself and your loved ones from illness.... Read more

Physicians embrace role as ‘immunization champions’

Friday, October 17, 2014

AHS aims to boost clinician influenza vaccination rates.... Read more

Opening the Door to Research of the Future

Friday, October 10, 2014

$1 million Gerald Averback Medical Research Award Inspires Transformational Study.... Read more

Giving Tanzania the tools for healthy change

Friday, October 10, 2014

AHS, U of C share process-improvement skills with med students.... Read more

Oilers score a big win for kids and their families

Friday, October 10, 2014

Alumni reunion raises funds for new Stollery ambulatory clinic.... Read more

Study helps women with their pregnan-ZZZZZs

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Researchers use group therapy to overcome insomnia.... Read more

$1 million celebration for Braden Mole

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

At the age of eight Braden had his first surgery and soon after decided he wanted to do what he coul... Read more

Connecting patients with their traditions and culture

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

If an Aboriginal patient requests access to traditional ways of healing, herbal medicines or other t... Read more

Province's first liver transplant program clebrates 25 years

Monday, October 6, 2014

UAH second busiest liver transplant site in Canada.... Read more

‘Back-door’ angioplasty clears tough artery blockages

Thursday, October 2, 2014

AHS a world leader in leading-edge procedure.... Read more

Mental Health First Aid available to northeastern Alberta

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Fort McMurray addiction specialist offers specialized training to local residents.... Read more

AHS leader recognized for exceptional research career

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Dr. Noseworthy has improved health policy, service delivery.... Read more

Dialysis patients put pedal to the mettle

Friday, September 26, 2014

Cycling during treatment improves overall health: study.... Read more

New manual gets children with cancer moving

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Resource helps parents tailor exercise regimen for kids... Read more

Trauma room gets a reno

Monday, August 11, 2014

An updated trauma room in the Fort Macleod Health Centre is providing welcome changes for its critic... Read more

New prenatal screening less-invasive

Friday, September 12, 2014

Researchers in Calgary are evaluating a new, less-invasive prenatal screening test that assesses fet... Read more

New Medical Officer of Health Joins AHS North Zone

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Alberta Health Services’ North Zone has a new medical specialist to help take care of its residents.... Read more

Newborns given heart-healthy start

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Maternal infant monitor improves Drumheller care.... Read more

New AHS program catches osteoporosis early

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Catch a Break aims to reduce number of hip fractures.... Read more

Edmonton surgeons break transplant record

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

More procedures done in 10 days than normally done in a month.... Read more

Community Physician Partnerships Taking Off in the North Zone

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Local residents help welcome visiting physician to High Prairie.... Read more

Beloved nun wraps pastoral career with Blackfoot honour

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Sister Ivy given the name Holy Star Woman by Martin Eagle Child.... Read more

Oilers’ first championship team reunites for Stollery

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Members of the Edmonton Oilers’ first championship team are reuniting this fall to score some funds ... Read more

A bark and a wag

Friday, August 15, 2014

Seizure response dog gives boy confidence and freedom.... Read more

Endoscopic unit a suite success

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

New, leading-edge Allan H. Owen Endoscopic Suite focuses on comfort.... Read more

Tuck Shop builds community

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

More than a store selling treats, greeting cards and toiletries, it’s the place to meet.... Read more

STARS in sky over Drayton Valley

Thursday, January 30, 2014

With the ability to accommodate STARS newest AW139 helicopter, the helipad here continues to lift sp... Read more

Easing the pain

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Alberta Healthy Living Program helps Athabasca woman be more active and healthy.... Read more

New simulation truck brings the training to the people

Friday, August 1, 2014

Simulations hit the road.... Read more

Researchers may provide relief for migraine sufferers

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Therapy could eliminate medication overuse headaches.... Read more

New rehab tool gets muscles moving

Friday, August 1, 2014

Patient paralyzed from waist down but can still pedal bike.... Read more

Longtime AHS researchers named to Order of Canada

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Drs. Campbell, Frank international leaders in their fields.... Read more

Pioneering liver cell transplants provide life-saving bridge

Friday, July 25, 2014

First patient in Canada to get therapy nearly two, doing well.... Read more

The right ‘Choices’ for chronic conditions

Thursday, July 24, 2014

AHS program gives Albertans tools to improve their health.... Read more

Groundbreaking research saves girl’s life

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

New anti-rejection therapy made heart transplant possible.... Read more

AHS CEO behind griddle at Stampede breakfast

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Alberta Health Services’ new President and Chief Executive Officer Vickie Kaminski was at South Heal... Read more

Researchers monitor newborns’ oxygen levels

Friday, July 4, 2014

Study to determine what’s normal and healthy.... Read more

Making smiles for children in Rocky

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Hospital initiative helps to calm, engage young patients... Read more

Researchers study issues facing pediatric cancer survivors

Friday, June 27, 2014

Treatments can lead to long-term side effects.... Read more

Paddles Up!

Friday, June 27, 2014

50 Lethbridge and area health-care professionals find time to play together as participants in the a... Read more

South Health Campus recognized for top care

Thursday, June 26, 2014

The South Health Campus has been honoured by the U.S.-based Institute for Patient- and Family-Center... Read more

More than 80,000 Albertans take new screening test

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Colorectal screening numbers exceed initial targets.... Read more

New endoscopic suite adds comfort

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Leading-edge Edmonton unit also improves access for patients.... Read more

Research compares glaucoma laser options

Friday, June 20, 2014

AHS seeks best procedure for repeat treatments.... Read more

120 Years Strong

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Formed in 1894, the Medicine Hat & District Hospital Auxiliary Association is celebrating its 120th ... Read more

Scoping out care closer to home

Friday, March 7, 2014

Both staff and patients are cheering the 10th anniversary of the Whitecourt Healthcare Centre gettin... Read more

Up and walking in Daysland

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Occupational therapist helps patient regain mobility.... Read more

Mock car crash shows students dangers of impaired driving

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

‘I can see how quickly a life can change’... Read more

GPS supports seniors with dementia, their caregivers

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Technology may reduce risks associated with wandering.... Read more

Youngsters bring smiles to continuing care residents

Monday, June 16, 2014

Visits impact seniors, kids and staff.... Read more

No longer splashing in silence

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Waterproof cochlear implants improve pool play.... Read more

England’s Chief Medical Officer shares insights

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

More than 85 Alberta health care professionals this week heard the Chief Medical Officer of England ... Read more

Communicating through speech difficulty

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

CommuniKits help long term care residents with speech problems to reconnect.... Read more

Stars of Sochi visit Alberta Children's Hospital

Friday, June 6, 2014

Canadian athletes inspired by heroism of young patients.... Read more

A-wristed development

Monday, June 2, 2014

Smart watch could be used to help determine cause of tremors: study.... Read more

‘Sound’ idea a breakthrough in scoliosis care

Friday, May 30, 2014

Edmonton doctors, researchers pioneer new use for ultrasound imaging.... Read more

A day in the life: EMS paramedics

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Take a ride.... Read more

Medicine Hat flood victims continue healing process

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Work has just begun in some ways for mental health staff.... Read more

Strike up the resistance bands

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Researchers study exercise alternative for people with Type 2 diabetes.... Read more

Strathcona Community Hospital opens doors

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Facility offers 24-hour ED and other new services.... Read more

Family issues personal plea for community immunization

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Daughter can’t be immunized due to transplanted heart.... Read more

Never too young to be a hero

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

When his dad collapsed last October, 10-year-old Jasper Favel took charge and immediately dialed 911... Read more

Program strengthens hearts of cancer patients

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Clinic taps expertise of Cross Cancer Institute and Mazankowski.... Read more

Incubating a dream

Friday, May 23, 2014

Baby talk becomes reality thanks to Royal Alex Foundation.... Read more

Together Albertans can reduce cancer risk

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Website improves access to prevention strategies, resources... Read more

Leelet Baraoidan

Monday, May 12, 2014

During her time at the Nothern Lights Health Foundation, Leelet Baraoidan has proven invaluable, spe... Read more

CapitalCare Lynnwood Members Auxiliary

Monday, May 12, 2014

Formed in 1967, the CapitalCare Lynnwood Members Auxiliary work hard volunteering their time to supp... Read more

Extra appreciation for volunteers

Monday, May 12, 2014

AHS celebrates volunteers during National Volunteer Week... Read more

One Aim

Monday, May 12, 2014

Taking a spin to cure cancer, researcher’s cycling team races past $1M for foundation.... Read more

Phyllis Loewen

Monday, May 12, 2014

Speed Skating Canada Hall of Fame member Phyllis Loewen has been skating on team health care for mor... Read more

Clinical trials offer hope to patients

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Leading-edge research improving outcomes.... Read more

Building foundations of care

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Alberta Health Services’ (AHS) 66 affiliated foundations and health trusts continue building and sup... Read more

Pedal power gives kidney disease a push

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Dialysis chair does double duty as exercise bike.... Read more

Donated organs, tissue can change lives for better

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Albertans encouraged to consider donation.... Read more

Researchers study causes of kidney damage

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Weight distribution may cause 'extra wear and tear'... Read more

AHS programs now under one roof

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Lethbridge Centre home to many services.... Read more

Perfect Partners

Monday, April 14, 2014

Roots of Empathy program complements speech services for students... Read more

Cold Lake pumped about multi-gym

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Exercise machine allows for customized physio plans.... Read more

New hope for mom with cystic fibrosis

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Ex-Vivo device used to repair donated lungs before transplant.... Read more

Team response makes a difference

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Peace River EMT recognized by local Fire Department.... Read more

National honour for AHS cancer doctor

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Friedenreich recognized examining cancer, exercise links.... Read more

WiMeds put cart before the patient

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Wireless medication carts bring personalized care right to patient’s bedside.... Read more

Stroke Action Plan standardizes care and rehab

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Initiative to roll out across province this year.... Read more

Lac La Biche staff save seniors

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Seniors evacuated after pipe bursts.... Read more

Adult day programs expand in Calgary, Edmonton

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

$9M investment adds about 500 new spaces... Read more

Floyd helps flesh out treatment

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Physiotherapy patients get ‘bare bones’ education... Read more

Whitecourt residents live well

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Healthy Living Program celebrates 5 year milestone... Read more

Rare kidney cancer target of drug trial

Monday, March 24, 2014

Getting best dosage making a difference for father of four.... Read more

Difference is night and day with overnight hospital dialysis

Monday, March 24, 2014

Calgary renal patients says program has changed their lives.... Read more

Aboriginal spiritual room offers healing

Monday, March 24, 2014

Patients have space for prayer, ceremony.... Read more

The art of healing

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Student volunteers assist in recreation therapy program.... Read more

Glaucoma patients seeing speedier recoveries

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Procedure has patients back to normal activities within days.... Read more

CRH volunteer logs 25,000 hours

Monday, March 24, 2014

Tim Hamilton wants to help employers accommodate special-needs workers... Read more

Hip hooray!

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Albertans waiting less time for hip and knee surgery... Read more

Rare kidney cancer target of drug trial

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Getting best dosage making a difference for father of four.... Read more

High River hearts beating stronger

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

A new echocardiogram machine, which offers a painless, non-invasive test with no risks or side effec... Read more

Study aims to help kids with ADHD learn

Monday, March 10, 2014

Adjusting medication could improve academic potential.... Read more

Helping children bounce back

Thursday, March 6, 2014

BBT gets ready to launch.... Read more

Hungry Hailee gets help

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Breastfeeding Clinic boosts newborn’s nutrition.... Read more

New demonstration project in Beaverlodge making a difference

Monday, March 3, 2014

A helping hand for physicians.... Read more

A half century of heartfelt help

Friday, February 28, 2014

Cross Cancer volunteers win 2014 Prime Minister’s award.... Read more

Ryan Collyer

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

From helping with drug rehabilitation in Africa to organizing Ambulance Chasers closer to home in Ca... Read more

Moviemate’s reel great

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Barb Gallagher went to work raising funds through the Drumheller Area Health Foundation to purchase ... Read more

New NICU to care for most critically ill newborns

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Alberta Children’s Hospital to open 14-bed unit Feb. 26.... Read more

George Gavel

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

FORT McMURRAY — Close to 300 volunteers, including George Gavel, graciously gave of their time to su... Read more

Wellness in store

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Workplace Wellness supports Canadian Tire store to make some healthy changes.... Read more

Allies rally for mom in premature labour

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

AHS, Canadian Forces team up for emergency flight.... Read more

Study aims to tailor meds for pediatric arthritis patients

Friday, February 14, 2014

Genetic markers may lead to safest, most effective treatment.... Read more

Tim Hamilton

Friday, February 14, 2014

If you’ve ever been to Chinook Regional Hospital, you may have met Tim Hamilton. Like the other volu... Read more

Easy riders

Friday, February 14, 2014

Canmore seniors are enjoying a new state-of-the-art ride now that a new HandiBus is on the road.... Read more

Safer with sound

Thursday, February 13, 2014

More Claresholm patients treated closer to home.... Read more

Volunteering a little love and friendship

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Caring Cuddler supports mother and child alike.... Read more

Stepping up to the plate for good health

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Weight Management Program offers support for the whole family.... Read more

Extra hands to help

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Physician assistant project brings help to physicians and patients.... Read more

Foundation building

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Northern Addiction Centre helps construct a path to recovery from Gambling Addiction.... Read more

Cancer patient equips Olympian with inspiration

Thursday, February 6, 2014

Skier takes Calgary teen’s specially designed helmet to Sochi.... Read more

AHS celebrates National Non-Smoking Week

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Staff partner with schools and community groups across northern Alberta.... Read more

AEDs mean everyone can help save a life

Monday, February 3, 2014

Automated external defibrlllators a key link in ‘Chain of Survival’... Read more

Reducing medication usage by long-term care residents

Monday, June 23, 2014

New ways to manage behavioural challenges are having positive impacts.... Read more

Giraffe beds spot on for critical newborns

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Versatile incubators donated to Medicine Hat hospital.... Read more

New AHS service a tonic for toxins

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

First clinic of its kind in western Canada offers in-depth care.... Read more

Pumped about safety

Friday, January 24, 2014

New SMART pumps improves patient care.... Read more

AMA honours Lethbridge doctor

Thursday, January 23, 2014

Prokopishyn celebrated for half-century of service.... Read more

FIT expected to boost colorectal cancer screening rates

Thursday, January 23, 2014

Early detection key to preventing, treating deadly disease.... Read more

Stem cell transplant offers hope to spinal cord patients

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Winnipeg resident first in North America to participate in study.... Read more

Moms-to-be with diabetes test monitoring device in study

Monday, January 20, 2014

Stable blood sugar keeps babies healthy, reduces complications... Read more

Healing powers of art – from the heart

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Staff at the Royal Alexandra Hospital’s ICU feel a tug on their heart-strings every time they look a... Read more

Good friends, indeed

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

In Fort McMurray an international program called Friends is helping local children prevent mental il... Read more

Sim kind of wonderful

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

New pediatric simulation lab the largest in Canada.... Read more

High tech Hal improving care in the North Zone

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Increasing use of simulation gives more learning opportunities for staff... Read more

Injured hands in capable hands

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Edmonton clinic a one-stop shop for specialized therapy... Read more

Moms aren't taking labour lying down

Monday, January 6, 2014

New birthing bed gives comfort, support in Lacombe.... Read more

Getting a leg up on fun

Friday, January 3, 2014

‘Virtual Bike’ brings gaming dimension to rehab cycling.... Read more

Team sets transplant record

Thursday, January 2, 2014

Donors’ generosity spurs transplant of 30 organs over 10 days in Edmonton.... Read more