Health

P.A. Raiders need to be mentally strong to compete in the WHL, but there will be a different mental focus at Friday's home game.
P.A. Raiders need to be mentally strong to compete in the WHL, but there will be a different mental focus at Friday's home game. Jeff D'Andrea paNOW Staff

Raiders and CMHA team up to support mental health

By Brandon Graziano
February 15, 2018 - 10:00am

Hockey at the WHL level requires players to have mental toughness, but the P.A. Raiders will focus on the mental health of others during their game against the Brandon Wheat Kings.

Automated chest compression from the new LUCAS CPR machine will be a big boost for the ER department. Doctors Francois Rossouw and Louis Coertze, ER dept; Lyle Karasiuk, Parkland Ambulance; Tammy Gillis, nursing unit manager.
Automated chest compression from the new LUCAS CPR machine will be a big boost for the ER department. Doctors Francois Rossouw and Louis Coertze, ER dept; Lyle Karasiuk, Parkland Ambulance; Tammy Gillis, nursing unit manager. Victoria Hospital Foundation

Donor provides new automated life-saving machine for Victoria Hospital

By paNOW Staff
February 14, 2018 - 2:00pm

Staff at Prince Albert’s Victoria Hospital will no longer need to spend long shifts performing manual CPR on patients in cardiac arrest. Thanks to an anonymous donor, the hospital's new LUCAS automated CPR machine will be up and running very soon.

Chronic Wasting Disease is a fatal disease which affects the nervous system of deer, elk, and in rarer cases, moose.
Chronic Wasting Disease is a fatal disease which affects the nervous system of deer, elk, and in rarer cases, moose. The Canadian Press

Chronic Wasting Disease samples, cases up across province

By Tyler Marr
February 11, 2018 - 1:25pm

While the presence of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) may be on the rise in Saskatchewan, increased communication efforts have also driven up the count of hunter-harvested head testing samples.

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