April 3rd, 2020

Local Life

What’s Up Doc?: Can we prevent sudden death in young athletes?

By Dr. Noorali Bharwani on March 17th, 2020

Some young athletes die suddenly. If the athlete is over 35 years of age, sudden death is usually caused by coronary artery disease. If the athlete is below 35 years of age, sudden death is most commonly related to congenital or genetic heart conditions. Exertional heatstroke can cause sudden death. Exertional heatstroke is caused by ... Read More »

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Clubs Calendar March 16-22, 2020

By Medicine Hat News on March 16th, 2020

Note: Some listings may be cancelled due to COVID-19. Check with the club. MONDAY – Do you have a drinking problem? Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are held seven days a week in Medicine Hat. For times and locations, call 403-527-2065. – Moms’ Walking Group, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., meet in Mall Food Court in front of ... Read More »

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Buds and Blooms: Succulents are the biggest trend in plants

By Joyce Swaren on March 14th, 2020

Way back in the day the only succulents you would see was the Aloe Vera and Jade Plants and maybe a few Prickly Cacti (and yes cacti are succulents too) Succulents have become the trendiest and most versatile houseplant around. I have seen succulents used in floral arrangements, wedding bouquets, picture frames, fairy gardens and ... Read More »

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Mental Health Matters: Self-care isn’t selfish

By Kayleah Robbins on March 14th, 2020

Did you know that 20% of Albertans aged 12-65 reported feeling “quite a bit or extremely stressed” most days? This level of consistent stress can cause many physical conditions, like high blood pressure, obesity, fertility issues, heart attack and stroke – and that is just on our bodies. When it comes to our minds – ... Read More »

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By the Way: Be open to loving and being loved

By Rev. Oz Lorentzen on March 14th, 2020

“Love means never having to say you’re sorry,” is one of those pearls of wisdom the 1970s gave us. Instead of describing love, however, this describes the opposite of love. An unwillingness or inability to acknowledge one is wrong, or that the other is upset or offended does not come from the freedom of love, ... Read More »

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Praxis: Create a rainbow without the rain

By Patty Rooks on March 14th, 2020

praxis@praxismh.ca@PraxisMedHat It is that time of the year – St. Patrick’s Day is fast approaching. We all know that those sneaky little Leprechauns come out this time of the year and hide their treasures in those elusive pots of gold at the end of the lucky rainbow. I don’t know about you, but I could ... Read More »

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Rotary Music Festival results for March 12

By Medicine Hat News on March 14th, 2020

(12yrs & under and Pre-Grade 1-4 Standard are Non-Competitive) March 12 Afternoon Results PIANO Piano Solo-20th Century Composers 1900-1970-Grade 7 Standard – Bree Clark Piano Solo-Canadian Composers-Grade 5 Standard – Naomi Van Roessel Piano Solo-Canadian Composers-Grade 6 Standard – Mya Kuss Piano Solo-Late Romantic-Grade 5 Standard – Cordelia Torgerson Piano Solo-Late Romantic-Grade 7 Standard – ... Read More »

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Viva Vitality: What the introduction of edibles means for you

By Ann Pudwell on March 13th, 2020

ann.pudwell@ahs.ca Are your brownies special? Do your gummies look like vitamins? Are you part of the fastest growing group of cannabis users? Edibles became legal in Alberta on Oct. 17, 2019 as part of the second wave in the legalization of cannabis. This group includes chocolate, cookies, brownies, beverages and gummies, which began arriving on ... Read More »

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Rotary Music Festival results for March 11 and 12

By Medicine Hat News on March 13th, 2020

The public is invited and all events are free of charge. The schedule can be found at rotarymusicfestival.com (12yrs & under and Pre-Grade 1-4 are Non-Competitive) March 11 Afternoon and Evening Results PIANO Piano Solo-Concert-Grade 9 Standard – Macey Marshall Piano Solo-20th Century Composers 1900-1970-15yrs & under – Nicholas Hao Piano Solo-20/21st Century Composers 1971-Present-15yrs ... Read More »

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All Psyched Up: Why do people sometimes say things they don’t mean?

By Dr. Linda Hancock on March 13th, 2020

office@drlindahancock.com Often individuals are disappointed or resentful after a person who they trust lets them down. Anyone can make promises or say things that they don’t mean, and problems occurs if we believe they will follow through. It is especially foolish of us if we know that the person has a pattern of saying things ... Read More »

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