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Radon Gas Exposure A Risk for Alberta Residents: U of C Researchers Discover

You’ve heard of read about radiation being a cause of cancer or maybe you’ve only head about radiation in the context of nuclear power, sun spots, nuclear power plants or even science fiction.  No one in Alberta has any concern about radiation exposure and certainly about any radiation exposure as it relates to any hazards …

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Zostavax: The Shingles Vaccine & Shingles Protection

Since its approval by Health Canada in 2008, the shingles vaccine (Zostavax®) has been in very high demand even at times becoming unavailable due to manufacturing delays in combination with a demand that may not have been anticipated.  Merck, the company producing Zostavax®, has finally produced enough of the vaccine to fill back orders and …

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Proper Inhaler Technique for Better Asthma Control

There are now multiple different styles of asthma inhalers on the market, and each requires a different inhalation technique for proper use.  Having one or more styles of inhalers can make using each one a little more challenging for anyone including those managing asthma for many years. How do you use your inhaler? Did you …

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CDC, THE FLU VACCINE AND THE POWER OF SOCIAL MEDIA

Don’t believe everything you see on social media, YouTube, Blogs and the news. This story will hopefully show you how fast these sites can take official statements and turn them in to something they aren’t. Before you share links, post comments and start telling everyone not to get the flu shot this year, slow down, …

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Worried About Diabetes? Self Screening Tool Now Available

Do you have a family history of diabetes? Are you worried that your diet and activity levels are putting you at risk of developing diabetes? Or, are you just concerned about the growing number of Canadians being diagnosed with diabetes and want to make sure you aren’t the next? Diabetes is a chronic disease that results …

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