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Health Link 811 - Your child development questions answered over the phone

Parents, guardians and caregivers who have concerns about their child’s development and well-being can now receive free advice and guidance through a new phone service launched recently by Alberta Health Services (AHS).

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Let’s get moving!

Movement – it’s so simple, yet critical for a healthy life. Movement provides us with healthy joints, muscles and bones; allows us to run, jump, swim and go on adventures; promotes learning, concentration and increases our mental wellbeing. Our society is moving less and less, and the results are severely impacting our health. Studies have shown that children today may live up to five years less than their parents due to inactivity and the associated health risks.

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RSV – what parents need to know

The Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) is something that a lot of parents had never heard of prior to the fall of 2022. Then it started being reported in the news virtually daily! Why was this, and what do parents need to know about it? 

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Fight the winter blues with movement

Winter is here! It’s cold and snowy, the roads are icy, and maybe the last thing you want to do is go to the gym to workout on those freezing, cold days.

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