Thursday, 24 January 2019

What is continuity of care and why is it important?

Our PCN friends in the Calgary Zone wrote this great article on continuity of care and why it is so important. Take a minute to read it in this month's edition of Apple Magazine.

Thursday, 17 January 2019

Beat the seasonal blues

We are in the thick of the winter blahs in Alberta. Check out this great article from Apple Magazine on how to beat the seasonal blues: 

What is SAD?

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that's related to changes in seasons — SAD begins and ends at about the same times every year. If you're like most people with SAD, your symptoms start in the fall and continue into the winter months, sapping your energy and making you feel moody. Less often, SAD causes depression in the spring or early summer.

Read more about SAD, it's symptoms and risk factors at the Mayo Clinic website

Friday, 4 January 2019

New Year, Healthy You!

Join the Edmonton and area Primary Care Networks for a Health & Wellness Challenge, starting January 7, 2019. 
Each day has a different challenge for you to complete and post a picture on social media, with the hashtag #PCNCHALLENGE. If posting on Twitter or Facebook, tag us and we will be sure to share your posts!