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Wellness Articles

Alberta Health Services provides weekly health and wellness articles as a way to help all Albertans live a healthy life.

We welcome and encourage weekly newspapers, community newsletters and other publications to reproduce this information free of charge. Credit to Alberta Health Services or the identified content provider would be appreciated.

If you would like to be added to the distribution list for these articles, please email: rebecca.johnson2@ahs.ca

You will receive a monthly email containing articles for the upcoming four weeks.

2017

November

  • November 6 - Fall Prevention Month (doc | pdf)
  • November 13 - Diabetes Month (doc | pdf)
  • November 20 - National Addiction Awareness Week (doc | pdf)
  • November 27 - Avoid Getting Sick (doc | pdf)

October

  • October 2 – Understanding Mental Illness (doc | pdf)
  • October 9 – Breast Cancer Screening(doc | pdf)
  • October 16 – Influenza Season (doc | pdf)
  • October 23 – Healthy Halloween (doc | pdf)
  • October 30 – Signs of Stroke (doc | pdf)

September

  • September 5 – World Suicide Day (docx)
  • September 11 – Back to school lunches (docx)
  • September 18 – Teen driver safety (docx)
  • September 25 – Alzheimer’s Awareness Month (docx)

August

  • August 7 – Overdose prevention awareness (docx | pdf)
  • August 14 – Common signs of stress (docx | pdf)
  • August 21 – Back to school health checklist (docx | pdf)
  • August 28 – Risks of dehydration (docx | pdf)

July

  • July 2 – Stay safe during hot summer weather (docx | pdf)
  • July 10 – Healthy summer eating tips (docx | pdf)
  • July 17 – Keeping food safe while backpacking and camping (docx | pdf)
  • July 24 – Walk for wellness (docx | pdf)
  • July 31– Reduce risk of falls from balconies and windows (docx | pdf)

June

  • June 5 – June is stroke month – know the signs and what to do (docx | pdf)
  • June 12 – Keep safe against West Nile (docx | pdf)
  • June 19 – Supporting Indigenous Albertans through culturally appropriate care (docx | pdf)
  • June 26 – Stay safe in summer weather (docx | pdf)

May

  • May 1 – It’s Mental Health Week – make a difference in your mental wellbeing (docx | pdf)
  • May 8 – What is hospice (docx | pdf)
  • May 15 – Broccoli to Strawberries – growing nutritious food in your backyard (docx | pdf)
  • May 22 – ATV Safety (docx | (pdf)
  • May 29 – Reducing indoor air pollutants in your home (docx |pdf)

April

March

February

January

2016

December

November

October

September

August

July

2015

December

November

October

September

August

July