Timely Health Topics
Colorectal Cancer Screening
The Fecal Immunochemical Test (FIT) is a home stool test that looks for blood in the stool. Studies show that the FIT finds more colorectal cancers and pre-cancer polyps than the Fecal Occult Blood Test (FOBT) you do at home now.
Eyes and Vision
Learn what to do when you have problems with your vision and find out how to keep your eyes healthy and your vision clear so you can continue to do the activities you love.
Find a Doctor
Use this tool to find a doctor in Alberta.
Find a Pharmacist
Use this tool to find a pharmacist in Alberta.
Having a well-balanced diet means that you eat enough, but not too much, and that food gives you the nutrients you need to stay healthy.
Hepatitis C is a disease caused by a virus that infects the liver. In time, it can lead to permanent liver damage as well as cirrhosis, liver cancer, and liver failure.
Knowing when, how, and why you take medicine plays a big part in medication safety. The Alberta Health Services Medication List can help you and your family keep track of everything you take to keep you healthy – your pills, vitamins, and herbs.
You may feel overwhelmed by all of the things you need to know about having a baby. But you don't have to know everything right away. You can read all about pregnancy now, or you can learn about each stage as your pregnancy goes on.
Prevent Kidney Disease
Chronic kidney disease may sometimes be prevented by controlling the other diseases or factors that can contribute to kidney disease.
Teen Relationship Abuse
Teen dating abuse is a pattern of abusive behaviour used to control another person. It is just as serious as adult domestic violence.