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Students taught to protect their brains at Primeau

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Morinville – Gotta Brain, Getta Helmet was the order of the day at Georges H. Primeau School May 23. The one hour information session on bicycle safety for Grade 7 students was presented by Alix Hennig, an injury Pprevention nurse with Alberta Health Services. RCMP Constable Blackmore was on hand to offer further assistance in the presentation…. […]

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Alexander First Nation signs new health care agreement with AHS

Reading Time: 1 minuteBy Morinvillenews.com Staff

Edmonton – A new health care agreement with Alberta Health Services (AHS) will extend funding for 21 continuing care beds at the Kipohtakawkamik Elders’ Lodge in Alexander. AHS staff from Seniors Health and Aboriginal Health joined the Alexander First Nation Chief and citizens for the signing of the agreement… […]

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Tomorrow Project underway in Morinville

Reading Time: 3 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Mayor Lloyd Bertschi and Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock MLA Ken Kowalski were among the first people to take part in the Tomorrow Project Monday afternoon. The cancer research project is in town this week at Vanier School, looking to collect research data from a wide variety of Albertans between the ages of 35 and 69. The Alberta Health Services (AHS) initiative seeks to enrol 50,000 Albertans who have never had cancer by 2012, people who answer a non-intrusive questionnaire and who undergo some basic tests in the hopes of one day providing the data necessary to prevent if not defeat cancer… […]

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Cancer prevention study coming to Morinville

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – École Georges P. Vanier School will play host to Alberta Health Services (AHS) and their Tomorrow Project next week. The long-term research study into the causes of cancer will be in town the week of Aug. 15 as part of the project’s goal to enroll 50,000 Albertans, ages 35 to 69, who have never had cancer… […]

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EMS Week kicks off in Morinville with demonstrations

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy Monday Morning News Staff

Morinville – EMS Awareness Week (May 16 – 22) kicked off in Morinville two days early with emergency response groups from Morinville and Sturgeon County gathering at the Morinville Community High School parking lot May 14 for a free barbecue and an opportunity to dispense free information on things residents can do to prevent the need for their services… […]

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Mobile breast screening unit coming to Morinville

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – While it is not uncommon to see tractor trailers travelling through Morinville and surrounding area, few have the high-tech equipment of Unit One, the 53-foot mobile mammography unit operated by Alberta Health Services’ Screen Test.

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