The Doctor's Journal


Flu season is back...

It's that time of year again! Influenza immunizations are available free of charge for all Albertans 6mths of age or older at Ridgeview Medical Centre. Patients with valid Provincial Healthcare coverage from another Canadian province can also access the immunization at no charge.

Exercise is Medicine!

Here is the idea in a nutshell:
What - 22mins of moderate intensity activity per day.
How - Winter activities like: Swimming, Stationary cycling, A brisk walk on the downtown trails, Cross country skiing... or just park further away from work and walk!

Back to School: Staying Healthy

For some parents “It’s the most wonderful time of the year”. However, keeping your children healthy as they return to school, or enter day care for the first time, can be a challenge!

Allergy Season in Alberta

As much as we all enjoy winter fun and the many activities that come along with the snow, the first signs of Spring are usually celebrated among Albertans. One aspect of Spring that some people don’t look forward to however, is the beginning of allergy season.

Summer Sun and Your Skin

Whilst our Canmore summers are frustratingly short, and we all want to maximize our vitamin D production by getting as much skin sun exposure as possible, it is prudent to be aware of the risks of sun exposure, particularly in our loftier altitudes...

More coming soon!

Ridgeview Student Wins Rhodes Scholarship

Congratulations to Ridgeview Medical clinical clerk Yan Yu for being one of 11 Canadian recipients to win a prestigious Rhodes Scholarship...

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