A Loblaws store is seen Monday, March 9, 2015 in Montreal.Loblaw Companies Ltd. is expanding the launch of its mobile health and wellness app, a digital tool the company says will provide free access to health-care resources and support. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

Loblaw expands launch of PC Health app, offering access to nurses, dietitians

The app comes amid an expansion of digital health technologies

 

Edmonton Oilers’ Connor McDavid skates during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Calgary Flames in Edmonton, Alta., on Friday December 27, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid tests positive for COVID-19

Superstar self-quarantining at home, experiencing mild symptoms

 

Dr. Amy Tan, who is leaving Alberta and taking a new job in Victoria, B.C., in November, poses for a photo in Calgary, Alta., Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

‘Feeling powerless:’ Two family doctors explain why they’re leaving Alberta

Alberta College of Family Physicians said it’s hearing doctors are weighing their options

 

Keyboard on computer (Pixabay.com)

2 Telus Health medical service providers pay ransom after 60K client files accessed

Test results, consultation reports and prescription information was recovered after a ransom was paid

Keyboard on computer (Pixabay.com)
In this April 23, 2014 file photo, a man smokes an electronic cigarette in Chicago. A new Canadian survey finds that young people have been vaping less frequently since learning about the COVID-19 pandemic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Nam Y. Huh

Young Canadians have curtailed vaping during pandemic, survey finds

The survey funded by Heart & Stroke also found the decrease in vaping frequency is most notable in British Columbia and Ontario

In this April 23, 2014 file photo, a man smokes an electronic cigarette in Chicago. A new Canadian survey finds that young people have been vaping less frequently since learning about the COVID-19 pandemic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Nam Y. Huh
Infant nutrition classes temporarily moving online

Infant nutrition classes temporarily moving online

Registered dietitians answer questions about introducing solids and textures

  • Sep 9, 2020
Infant nutrition classes temporarily moving online

Can Flushing the Toilet Spread the Virus?

Can Flushing the Toilet Spread the Virus?

  • Jul 6, 2020

How Apples Work for Your Waist

How Apples Work for Your Waist

  • Jun 29, 2020
Ponoka LPN redeployed north to care for residents

Ponoka LPN redeployed north to care for residents

On the road to McLennan and recovery for pair of Ponoka sisters

  • Jun 29, 2020
Ponoka LPN redeployed north to care for residents

Who’s Fighting the Obesity and Diabetes Pandemics?

Who’s Fighting the Obesity and Diabetes Pandemics?

  • Apr 27, 2020
During the COVID-19 pandemic, nurses, doctors and other health care professionals have been working long and hard to treat patients. (Black Press file photo)

QUIZ: A salute to health care workers

How much do you know about doctors, nurses and medicine? Put your knowledge to the test.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, nurses, doctors and other health care professionals have been working long and hard to treat patients. (Black Press file photo)
Telus Health Babylon app under investigation

Telus Health Babylon app under investigation

Ponoka physician reminds residents BRMC is still responding to health needs

Telus Health Babylon app under investigation
3M says it will maintain its exports to Canada and Latin America after reaching a deal with the White House, in an April 7, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
3M says it will maintain its exports to Canada and Latin America after reaching a deal with the White House, in an April 7, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
FDA wants heartburn meds off the market due to contamination

FDA wants heartburn meds off the market due to contamination

FDA wants heartburn meds off the market due to contamination

FDA wants heartburn meds off the market due to contamination
UCP government cancels changes to complex modifiers

UCP government cancels changes to complex modifiers

Ponoka physician ‘flabbergasted’ other cuts weren’t cancelled

UCP government cancels changes to complex modifiers
Sophie Gregoire Trudeau attends a rally for her husband Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, Justin Trudeau in Burnaby, B.C. on Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. The Prime Minister’s Office says Sophie Gregoire Trudeau has tested positive for COVID-19. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

Sophie Gregoire Trudeau tests positive for COVID-19: PMO

‘I will be back on my feet soon’

Sophie Gregoire Trudeau attends a rally for her husband Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, Justin Trudeau in Burnaby, B.C. on Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. The Prime Minister’s Office says Sophie Gregoire Trudeau has tested positive for COVID-19. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
Zeena Dotiwalla cleans dumbbells at Yogaspace in Toronto on Wednesday, March 11, 2020. Many exercise buffs are feeling torn between the desire stay active and concerns about contracting the novel coronavirus at the gym.Several Canadian fitness centres have been assuring clients that they’re beefing up their hygeine protocols in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Tijana Martin

Stay fit, not sick: Experts encourages gym-goers to flex their cleanliness

Dr. Susy Hota says the evidence suggests the virus doesn’t spread through sweat

Zeena Dotiwalla cleans dumbbells at Yogaspace in Toronto on Wednesday, March 11, 2020. Many exercise buffs are feeling torn between the desire stay active and concerns about contracting the novel coronavirus at the gym.Several Canadian fitness centres have been assuring clients that they’re beefing up their hygeine protocols in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Tijana Martin
Lacombe Hospital stopped delivering babies in late December following a huge drop in births.                                File photo

Decrease in birth sees deliveries moved out of Lacombe

Obstetrics services gone after nearly 70 per cent drop in deliveries

Lacombe Hospital stopped delivering babies in late December following a huge drop in births.                                File photo
Ascent to peak fitness

Ascent to peak fitness

Indoor climbing benefits, body, mind and soul

  • Feb 19, 2020
Ascent to peak fitness
A billboard in Drumheller, Alta., of Jim Lomond, 54, who is looking for a kidney donor. (The Canadian Press)

VIDEO: Alberta man hopes billboard will find him a kidney donor

Jim Lomond has a rare disorder that causes inflammation and damages his kidney tissues

A billboard in Drumheller, Alta., of Jim Lomond, 54, who is looking for a kidney donor. (The Canadian Press)