Monthly Archives: May 2014

May 072014

Big Gains in Hip and Knee Replacement in Alberta Thanks to Innovative Work on Frontlines

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For 3 years, Alberta’s battle to reduce stubbornly high variability in adherence to its provincial care path for elective hip and knee replacements played out on the frontlines of public healthcare. Now, the battle is over and frontline health professionals and the province’s public healthcare agency are counting the spoils. Among them are ...

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May 072014

What is Osteoporosis?

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What is Osteoporosis? In simple terms, osteoporosis is a condition characterized by thin and porous bones, leading to decreased bone strength. Weak bones are fragile, putting them at increased risk of fracture. Prevention – Take vitamin D daily. Vitamin D helps our body to absorb and use calcium from our diet/supplements, increase muscle ...

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