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…

Notley upset that important health services for women ‘deemed unnecessary’ in AHS review

The official Opposition leader is firing back at the province’s United Conservative government after its review of Alberta Health Services suggests some procedures, including tubal ligation and breast reduction, have “limited clinical value.” On page 79 of the AHS review,…

‘This encourages patient abandonment’: Edmontonians rally against Bill 207 at Alberta legislature

Several hundred people gathered at the Alberta legislature Saturday, protesting the controversial Bill 207, the so-called “conscience rights” bill. “It’s a risky and slippery slope when you talk about providing people a right to discriminate,” said Sandra Azocar, executive director…

Shoppers Love. You. Run for Women supports local mental health programs

For the fifth year, runners will take off from Sir Wilfred Laurier Park in support of the Lois Hole Hospital for Women. The Shoppers Love. You. Edmonton Run for Women on Saturday, May 25 supports women’s mental health programs at…