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Topics: Health and Wellness Audience: Scientists Health Care Professionals

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March 1, 2019

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This technical report was prepared to provide summary information about the fish consumption advice available for Alberta water bodies and to present new data collected from 2013 to 2016 (inclusive) along with attendant advice. The information in this report may be of interest to researchers,...


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January 30, 2019

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Cyanobacteria (also referred to as blue-green algae) are common photosynthetic bacteria that live in surface waters. Under favorable conditions, such as warm water and high nutrient content, these bacteria can form nuisance “blooms”. The presence of blooms in recreational water causes unpleasant...


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January 1, 2019

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This manual has been developed through a partnership between Alberta Health, Alberta Health Services, the First Nations and Inuit Health Branch – Alberta Region, Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, and Alberta Environment and Parks to provide guidance to public health and veterinary professionals...


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October 18, 2018

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In rural Alberta, 90 per cent of people use private well water supplies for domestic use (e.g. drinking, cooking, bathing or cleaning). Domestic well water systems are not regulated by either the provincial or federal governments. The Government of Alberta along with Alberta Health Services...


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February 1, 2017

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This report explores and summarizes the findings from over 500 peer-reviewed epidemiology and experimental studies assessing odour and health outcomes in humans. The intended audience for this report is primarily health professionals or other professionals with related scientific backgrounds, but...


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August 1, 2014

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Under the framework of the Alberta Water for Life Strategy initiative to ensure safe drinking water for all Albertans, Alberta Health initiated a domestic well water quality monitoring and human health assessment program in 2009. This report presents the findings of the initial project conducted...


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August 31, 2012

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This manual describes a general framework and provides a menu of tools to empower Alberta Environmental Public Health professionals (EPHPs) in their investigations and management of indoor air quality matters. The manual does not intend to be a definitive nor a comprehensive prescriptive work;...


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April 30, 2012

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The present report is an update to the November 2010 STE Report: Transarterial Radioembolization for the treatment of Hepatic Neoplasia. The past report assessed the effectiveness of TARE for onsideration as a publically funded health service in Alberta. This update assesses literature published...


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December 1, 2011

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Presents a review of the evidence on middle ear implants (MEI) for the treatment of hearing loss. The objectives of the review were to determine the safety, effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of MEI in comparison to external hearing aids, boneanchored hearing aids (BAHA), or cochlear implants;...


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February 1, 2011

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Presents a systematic review of the evidence on photodynamic therapy (PDT) for the treatment of pre-cancerous skin conditions (i.e. actinic keratosis), and non-melanoma skin cancers. The objectives of the review were to determine the safety, effectiveness and cost-effectiveness and budget impact...