Changes expected to care centre visitor policies in Alberta

July 1 2020 8:51pm Alberta’s top doctor says updated visitor policies at continuing care centres are anticipated in the coming weeks. But the time away from loved ones has been difficult for some Alberta families. Julia Wong reports. ‘ });…

Health Matters: June 30

June 30 2020 8:51pm Health Matters June 30: University of Alberta researchers are developing a nasal spray that could prevent COVID-19. And how an Indigenous wellness program managed to survive the pandemic. Su-Ling Goh reports. ‘ }); } else {…

COVID-19 outbreaks declared at 4 Edmonton restaurants as Alberta allows for 200-person outdoor gatherings

Alberta is expanding the number of people who can meet up for audience-type outdoor events, and it comes as four new outbreaks linked to downtown Edmonton restaurants has been declared. Julia Wong has more from Dr. Deena Hinshaw’s June 30…

Elite level swimmers anxious to get back in the pool

Of all the sports, aquatics has likely taken the biggest hit with the pandemic shutdown. Most sports you can find ways to train and hone skills away from the playing field, but for swimmers there’s nothing that mimics being in…

No pool for swimming lessons? No problem!

June 30 2020 3:13pm After spending months cooped up at home, Canadians are eagerly diving into any body of water they can find. Some water safety advocates worry what that means for children who have lost time learning to swim.…

Health Matters: Endometriosis diagnosis a struggle for many

June 29 2020 8:51pm Health Matters: Endometriosis affects an estimated 500,000 women in Canada and a recent survey suggests many suffer in silence for years because of misdiagnosis or delayed diagnosis. Su-Ling Goh reports. ‘ }); } else { var…

Tips for getting work done in the perfect home office with productivity coach Clare Kumar

June 26 2020 9:43pm Now more than ever people are working from home, but not everyone has the perfect office setting. Productivity coach Clare Kumar was on the morning news showing us how just a few easy fixes can help…

Misericordia Hospital outbreak another reminder to be vigilant during the pandemic

June 26 2020 8:43pm Alberta Health Services Dr. Mark Joffe says a COVID-19 outbreak at the Misericordia Hospital should be a warning to all Albertans that now is not the time to let their guard down during the pandemic. ‘…

School out for summer in Edmonton, attention turns to fall

June 26 2020 8:05pm As this unusual school year wraps, it’s hard not to think about what next year could look like, especially when it comes to keeping schools clean. Nicole Stillger explains. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id…

Health Matters: Alberta COVID-19 vaccine advancing to human testing

June 25 2020 8:45pm Health Matters June 25: A COVID-19 vaccine developed in Edmonton is advancing to human trials this summer. As Su-Ling Goh reports, a $4.2 million federal research grant will help take the project to the next step.…