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E-cigarettes in Canada: click here to access a fact sheet produced by The Heart and Stroke Foundation.

Busting myths about food insecurity: comunity gardens, subsidized housing not answers

The University of Alberta School of Public Health is accepting applications for its Fellowship in Health System Improvement and Professional Certificate in Public Health programs.

Benefits of Sugar Tax:  A 10% reduction in sugary beverage consumption could result in hundreds of thousands of fewer cases of diabetes and tens of thousands fewer strokes, heart attacks and deaths in 10 years, as well as savings of almost $1 billion in health care expenditures. Read more

Cannabis Legalization ForumThe O'Brien Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary, will be hosting a public forum on May 5 called Cannabis Legalization in Canada: Implications for Public Health in Alberta. Click here to register.

Ever Active Schools and the City of Edmonton are hosting a Live Active Summit on April 6 & 7, and a Live Active Social on April 4.

The National M2K Webinar: The Dangers of Excess Dietary Fat, Sugar, and Salt will take place on March 30 10:30 - 12:00. Click here to register.

AHS warns about spike in severe respiratory infections - reminder to take preventative measures

Alberta to launch portal so patients can track health data online

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