Month: February 2023

February is Psychology Month

Posted by on February 24, 2023 in Information, Mental Health

February is Psychology Month in Canada – a time to learn about how our thoughts, feelings and actions impact us.   When you need extra support and tools to work […]

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Be a part of our medical home

Our Primary Care Network consists of a team of multidisciplinary health professionals who work together to provide you with the best primary health care at every stage of life. Our […]

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It’s International Boost Self-Esteem Month

Posted by on February 22, 2023 in Health Education, Information, Mental Health

Comparisons, pressure, criticism and negative thoughts can impact the way we feel about ourselves and cause us to have low self-confidence. 💚   Self-esteem is generally defined as “an individual’s […]

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Pink Shirt Day

Posted by on February 22, 2023 in child and youth, Information, Mental Health

Bullying is a serious issue affecting the Canadian society. If you know a child is being bullied, one thing you can do is being open to listening if they need […]

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Well-child visits

Posted by on February 20, 2023 in child and youth, Pediatrics

Well-child visits or health checkups begin shortly after birth and last through the teen years. These visits help your family doctor monitor your child’s health and stages of development, and […]

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Heart Health

Posted by on February 16, 2023 in Cardiovascular, Health Education, Information

Heart disease affects approximately 2.4 million Canadian adults and is the second leading cause of death in Canada. It is possible to reduce the risk of heart disease by making […]

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Diabetes and you

Posted by on February 15, 2023 in Diabetes, Health Education, Information

Diabetes can be a scary diagnosis – fortunately, PCN educators and resources can help.   Primary Care Networks across Alberta offer free, online and in-person workshops to help you understand […]

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Sexual Health

Let’s talk about sex! Sexual health is an essential but often taboo topic. 🤫   It doesn’t stop at prevention from infection or illness. Taking care of our sexual and […]

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Wear Red Canada Day

Today is #WearRedCanada Day, a day that emphasizes and raises awareness for women’s heart and vascular health. ❤ Cardiovascular diseases affect one out of every three women worldwide, yet women […]

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Feeling Sick?

Posted by on February 10, 2023 in COVID-19, Health Education, Information

When you’re not feeling well, what steps should you take to feel better?   First, recognize your symptoms. The common cold, flu and COVID-19 can present similar characteristics, including fever […]

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