The Healthwise information is reviewed by a medical review board process. Alberta-specific content is created by Alberta experts and reviewed every 2 years to make sure it's still accurate, evidenced-based, and up to date.
The MyHealth.Alberta.ca site was created by the Alberta Government and Alberta Health Services to give Albertans one place to go for health information they can trust.
The resources on this site come from:
MyHealth.Alberta.ca tries to make sure the content is easy to read and understand.
You are always able to print a web page using the print function of your browser. On many of our content pages you can use our custom print manager to give you more freedom to select what information you want to print.
To use the MyHealth.Alberta.ca print manager click the "Print this page" in the upper right of your web page.
You can use the Symptom Checker on MyHealth.Alberta.ca or call Health Link at 811 to ask about your symptoms.
To use the symptom checker:
1) Start by selecting the person that has the symptoms (man, woman, child)2) Click on the part of the body that's affected (or select one of the other issues on the list below (e.g., skin problems)3) Select the options that describe your symptoms until the tool gives you information about your possible condition
1) Start by selecting the person that has the symptoms (man, woman, child)
2) Click on the part of the body that's affected (or select one of the other issues on the list below (e.g., skin problems)
3) Select the options that describe your symptoms until the tool gives you information about your possible condition
Please note that MyHealth.Alberta.ca can’t answer questions about symptoms by email.
Decision Points guide you through important health decisions. It combines medical information with your personal information to help you make an informed health decision. You'll find decision point tools throughout the website, along with the information the tool relates to.
Interactive tools help you make calculations, conversions, or assessments about your health and well-being.
The medication information sheets tell you:
Knowing more about the medicine you take can help you choose between your options when possible.
The test and treatment guides tell you:
Knowing more about tests and treatments beforehand can help you get ready for them and possibly even choose between health treatment options.
The information on MyHealth.Alberta.ca is evidence-based or based on best medical practice.
It doesn't give you: