Whirling disease lab opens in Vegreville

Whirling disease lab opens in Vegreville

The Alberta government is taking action on whirling disease by opening Canada’s first laboratory exclusively dedicated to testing for and preventing the disease. The new facility is part of $9.3 million committed in Budget 2017 to expedite testing as part of efforts...
Rethinking how we measure healthy body weight

Rethinking how we measure healthy body weight

Research finds using body mass index (BMI) alone may miss serious health problems Thousands of middle-aged Canadians thought to have normal levels of body fat may be carrying extra weight in areas that significantly increase their risk of serious health problems and...