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Alberta doctors cautiously optimistic 2 weeks after nearly all COVID-19 restrictions lifted

The province of Ontario is giving Quinte Health Care (QHC) the green light to move into the fourth stage of the planning process for redevelopment of Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital (PECMH). “We’re going to build a beautiful new county hospital that’s going to be here to serve generations to come,” says QHC president and CEO […]

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Alberta doctors cautiously optimistic 2 weeks after nearly all COVID-19 restrictions lifted

Government of Alberta officials are expected to provide an in-person COVID-19 update on Thursday, but the province still released the COVID-19 data for the past week as scheduled Wednesday afternoon. There were 990 people in hospital with COVID-19 as of Wednesday afternoon, with 44 of those people receiving care in the ICU. Read more: Albertans […]

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Alberta doctors cautiously optimistic 2 weeks after nearly all COVID-19 restrictions lifted

Ivermectin, the anti-parasitic drug touted by some as an alternative COVID-19 treatment, doesn’t do much — if anything — in terms of alleviating symptoms or keeping people out of the hospital, a new study has found. The clinical trial, which looked at more than 1,300 people who became infected with the coronavirus in Brazil, effectively […]

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Alberta doctors cautiously optimistic 2 weeks after nearly all COVID-19 restrictions lifted

The number of patients in Alberta hospitals with COVID-19 declined slightly on Thursday, along with the number of people with the disease in intensive care units. On its website, Alberta Health reported Thursday afternoon that there were 1,491 people in hospital that have COVID-19, down from 1,500 a day earlier. The total number of patients […]

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Alberta doctors cautiously optimistic 2 weeks after nearly all COVID-19 restrictions lifted

The total number of COVID-19 fatalities in Alberta since the pandemic began has risen by 35 deaths, the province announced Monday. Alberta Health’s website said 3,776 deaths have now been linked to the novel coronavirus since the pandemic began, up from 3,741 on Friday. However, the total number of hospital patients with COVID-19 in Alberta […]

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Alberta doctors cautiously optimistic 2 weeks after nearly all COVID-19 restrictions lifted

Doctors at the Lachine Hospital in Montreal say there’s a severe shortage of respiratory technicians on site and they fear it could get worse. “We have eight,” Dr. Paul Saba of the Lachine Hospital Council of Physicians told Global News. “We had 25 two years ago so there’s been a gradual erosion.” Saba and other […]

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Alberta doctors cautiously optimistic 2 weeks after nearly all COVID-19 restrictions lifted

Over the past 22 years, the Corus Radiothon in support of Edmonton’s Stollery Children’s Hospital has raised over $25 million. This year, Corus radio stations and Global News will once again work to increase that number. On Thursday and Friday, the 23rd annual radiothon will see families from across Alberta — and one from […]

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Alberta doctors cautiously optimistic 2 weeks after nearly all COVID-19 restrictions lifted

An Alberta mother is raising concerns after her son broke his leg and had to be taken to hospital in a fire truck because no ambulances were available. Lia Lousier was walking with her 10-year-old son Braeden on Thursday afternoon when he slipped and fell on an icy sidewalk. When Lousier’s other son called […]

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Alberta doctors cautiously optimistic 2 weeks after nearly all COVID-19 restrictions lifted

HALIFAX – New research from a Halifax psychiatrist suggests early intervention could relieve some financial burden from the Nova Scotia healthcare system. Dr. Allan Abbass, who is cross appointed in psychiatry and psychology at Dalhousie University, is the lead author of Long-term healthcare cost reduction with Intensive Short-term Dynamic Psychotherapy in a tertiary psychiatric […]

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Alberta doctors cautiously optimistic 2 weeks after nearly all COVID-19 restrictions lifted

A hospital northeast of Edmonton is temporarily suspending its labour and delivery services for pregnant women because of staffing shortages resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. In a news release issued Friday, Alberta Health Services said suspension of the services delivered through the Fort Saskatchewan Community Hospital’s Women’s Health Program would be brought into effect […]

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