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Minister Hoffman chatting with a patient at the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital Dental Clinic after the announcement of Alberta’s 2018 dental fee guide.
Minister Hoffman chatting with a patient at the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital Dental Clinic after the announcement of Alberta’s 2018 dental fee guide. Government of Alberta

New Alberta dental fee guide aimed at drilling cost of several procedures

By The Canadian Press
November 22, 2017 - 12:22pm

EDMONTON - A new dental fee guide has been announced in Alberta that the government says will help patients get greater value from the money they pay their dentists.

Photo Courtesy: Aryan Ghasemiyani

Lethbridge woman fears for family caught in 7.3 magnitude Iranian earthquake

By Lara Fominoff @fomsy1 on Twitter
November 17, 2017 - 2:00pm Updated: November 17, 2017 - 3:12pm

LETHBRIDGE - Imagine members of your immediate family are caught in a natural disaster. Everywhere around them buildings have collapsed, people are trapped and crying out for help; hospitals are ill-equipped to deal with the injured and the dead.
 

Participants participating in the Flexxaire Step 'n Stride walk in Medicine Hat hosted by the Parkinson Association of Alberta in September
Participants participating in the Flexxaire Step 'n Stride walk in Medicine Hat hosted by the Parkinson Association of Alberta in September CHAT News

Parkinson Association of Alberta to close 3 offices, including Lethbridge

By Ashley Wiebe CHAT News (@CHATTVawiebe on Twitter)
November 16, 2017 - 10:46am

LETHBRIDGE - The Parkinson Association of Alberta has announced it will be closing its offices in Medicine Hat, Lethbridge and Red Deer, although the organization will still be present in the community.

Registered Nurse Sophia Butler
Registered Nurse Sophia Butler Lethbridge News Now

As the opioid crisis rages on, students at Lethbridge College learning about addictions services

By Aaron Mahoney (@Mahones93 on Twitter)
November 15, 2017 - 2:02pm

LETHBRIDGE - With the opioid epedemic continuing to be an issue in Lethbridge and across North America, Lethbridge College has joined other local organizations in educating about addiction prevention, support and treatment.

Collet and David Stephan leave the Lethbidge court house with their children during the trial
Collet and David Stephan leave the Lethbidge court house with their children during the trial LethbridgeNewsNOW.com

Appeal Court upholds convictions against David and Collet Stephan

By Bill Graveland - The Canadian Press with files from Lethbridge News Now
November 15, 2017 - 10:50am Updated: November 15, 2017 - 12:39pm

CALGARY -  The Alberta Court of Appeal has upheld convictions against a couple who treated their toddler son with natural remedies before he died of meningitis.

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