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Stories With HeartCardiac Exercise and Health

CK Hui

Posted on: Feb 18, 2020

Ever wonder what exercise is best for your heart? Listen as CK Hui Heart Centre Cardiologist Dr. Ben Tyrrell shares his thoughts on heart-healthy exercise.

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Stories With HeartHow to Teach an Old Pill New Tricks

CK Hui

Posted on: Feb 10, 2020

Doxycycline is an antibiotic medication used to treat bacterial infections. However, local research has discovered that taking a doxycycline pill can actually help reduce the size of a heart attack.

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Stories With HeartDr. Ben Tyrrell

CK Hui

Posted on: Feb 05, 2020

Physicians from around the world have been coming to the Royal Alexandra Hospital to study the latest advances being made, and right in the thick of it is Dr. Benjamin Tyrrell. “I have been lucky enough to be involved in many areas,…

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Stories With Heart20 Years of Heart

CK Hui

Posted on: Feb 03, 2020

"Cardiovascular health is important for everyone, regardless of your age, and I think that the Royal Alex and the CK Hui Heart Centre do an incredible job at providing cutting edge therapies to patients and their families."

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Stories of HopeLow-Tech, High-Touch

Lois Hole Hospital for Women

Posted on: Jan 29, 2020

When women are forced to spend days, weeks, and sometimes even months on bedrest in the hospital due to complications during their pregnancy it is not only their physical medical needs that need to be addressed. Caring for a patient's…

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesHand in Hand, Side by Side

Royal Alex

Posted on: Jan 22, 2020

When mental health services are set up, the focus is naturally on the client. But there are often unaddressed stresses experienced by those closest to a person experiencing mental illness or addiction: their family.

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesClearing the Air

Royal Alex

Posted on: Jan 21, 2020

“When I share with people that more women will die of lung cancer, nearly 70%, than breast cancer at 18% they are shocked. After his own lung cancer diagnosis Tim Monds is on a personal mission to spread awareness about the lung…

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Stories With HeartCongratulations Dr. Amendezo

CK Hui

Posted on: Nov 29, 2019

“I am so grateful to the Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation for their support, and to Dr. Tyrrell and Dr. Cheung, not only for their training but their support as well. I never thought that this would happen and I am very thankful.”

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesStollery Charitable Foundation Supports Addiction and Mental Health Access 24/7 Centre

Royal Alex

Posted on: Nov 06, 2019

“The Stollery Charitable Foundation has a long history of supporting the Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation and we have faith and trust them to administer the projects that we fund.”

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesAnnouncing the 2018-2019 Digital Annual Report "Gifts of Giving"

Royal Alex

Posted on: Oct 22, 2019

Gifts to the Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation come in many shapes and sizes and are valued, appreciated and celebrated in our annual report. This year, however, we are doing things a little differently.

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Stories of HopeBRA Day at Lois Hole Hospital for Women empowers women with latest information about breast reconstruction options

Lois Hole Hospital for Women

Posted on: Oct 16, 2019

BRA Day Edmonton, hosted by the Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation, in partnership with local reconstruction experts and the Canadian Cancer Society, is designed to help women with questions about breast reconstruction easily find…

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Stories of HopeLocal Shoppers Drug Marts continue their focus on "Growing Women's Health" this fall

Lois Hole Hospital for Women

Posted on: Oct 15, 2019

From October 5th to November 1st, the Shoppers Drug Mart LOVE YOU program will be collecting donations at twenty-six local Edmonton and area locations all in support of a seventh operating room at the Lois Hole Hospital for Women.

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Stories of HopeWomen’s Canadian Club of Edmonton lives on in mission through significant gift to the Lois Hole Hospital for Women

Lois Hole Hospital for Women

Posted on: Oct 07, 2019

In its final act of community support before closing its doors on more than 108 years of community service, the Women's Canadian Club of Edmonton made a significant contribution to the Lois Hole Hospital for Women.

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesNinth annual Harvest Celebration moves hospital one step closer to seventh operating room

Royal Alex

Posted on: Sep 20, 2019

Each year droves of Edmonton's most notable citizens reunite after the summer to welcome the harvest season. Harvest Celebration, now in its ninth year, is the Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation's gala supporting the Lois Hole Hospital…

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesFoundation Director recognized in the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy’s 2019 40 Under 40 list

Royal Alex

Posted on: Sep 03, 2019

Director of Communications for the Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation Lindsay Peddle named in the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP) 2019 40 Under 40 list.

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Stories With HeartRemembering Dr. Bill Black

CK Hui

Posted on: Sep 01, 2019

The Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation extends heartfelt condolences to the family, friends, and former colleagues of Dr. Bill Black, who passed away August 24.

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesCelebrating by Giving Back

Royal Alex

Posted on: Jul 19, 2019

When Jackson Johnston's parents Chris and Kate asked their son what he wanted for his ninth birthday his answer was one that warmed their hearts, and one that would benefit some of the city's smallest and sickest patients.

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesHonour Roll 2019 - A Celebration of Our Donors

Royal Alex

Posted on: Jul 09, 2019

The Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation is once again pleased to share Honour Roll; a celebration of you - our donors!

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesAccess made easier to addiction, mental health services

Royal Alex

Posted on: Jun 17, 2019

Patients and families with adult addiction and mental health concerns in the Edmonton area can now access services through a single point of contact.

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Stories of HopeFirefly Lighting Up Treatment of Gynecological Cancers

Lois Hole Hospital for Women

Posted on: Jun 11, 2019

Women now have access to an enhanced treatment for certain gynecological cancers with a new state-of-the-art attachment to the da Vinci surgical robot at the Royal Alexandra Hospital’s Lois Hole Hospital for Women.

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