Stopping Sickness in its Tracks
Seasonal influenza affects us in the winter months, usually between November and April, which means the countdown is officially (and unfortunately) on.
With access to information like immunizations you’ve received in Alberta, medications administered from community pharmacies and lab test results, along with great tools to help you keep better track of your health, MyHealth is home to valuable, easy-to-understand health information and tools made for all Albertans. You also have access to general information about health conditions, healthy living, medications, tests, treatments, educational videos, symptom checkers, emergency phone numbers and a healthcare locator (e.g.
It’s a task that’s often forgotten, but regularly checking the labels on your prescriptions and other over-the-counter health products ensures that you’re not taking anything expired or keeping medication you no longer need. If you do find yourself with unused or expired medications, it’s important that you bring them to your pharmacy for proper disposal.
The Alberta Pharmacists’ Association has a few tips for returning medications to your pharmacist:
Managing your mental health can seem like a daunting task, especially when you don’t know where to start. So, in celebration of Mental Health Week, we’ve put together a list of resources available to you through ASEBP—because no one should ever feel alone when it comes to their mental health.
In Canada, dental providers are free to set their fees as they choose to, meaning some dentists charge more than others for the same service. While Alberta has the highest dental fees in Canada, there has been increasing pressure in recent years on providers in this province to lower their fees.
The Alberta Dental Association and College (ADA+C) announced on August 17, 2017, that they have developed and released a dental fee guide for the province, set to take effect September 1, 2017. This is the first Alberta dental fee guide published by the ADA+C since 1997.