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Wednesday Aug 14, 2013

Mammogram unit travels to Okotoks

Whatever happened to ladies first? The men had their turn in June when the Man Van visited Okotoks on Fatherís Day to screen for prostate cancer and now itís the ladies turn. The mobile mammogram unit is coming to Okotoks from August 15-19. This 53-foot trailer will be stationed at the Okotoks Recreation Centre in the curling rink parking lot for...

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Wednesday Aug 7, 2013

Grieving individuals seek help

Story ImageSome days it seems everywhere one looks there is devastation, houses devoured by mould, train tracks ripped out of the ground and solemn faces work studiously to repair what little they have left.

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Wednesday Jul 17, 2013

High River Hospital once again operational

At 10:04 a.m. on July 10 its first patients walk through the glass doors of the High River Hospital after it was closed for nearly three weeks due to flooding and staff could not be more pleased.

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Wednesday Jul 17, 2013

Okotokian creates unique online therapy for autism

Story ImageA child holds a stuffed bear above his head as he walks back and forth across a variety of hard, soft, squishy and prickly surfaces. Another child places one hand in a bowl of cold water and the other hand in a bowl of hot water simultaneously, then switches.

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Wednesday Jul 3, 2013

Local doctor bikes for cancer

Story ImageThe wheels on the bike go round and round as Okotoks family physician Kobie Coetzee trains for the Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer.

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Wednesday Jun 5, 2013

Breast cancer test gives peace of mind

Story ImageShe cried on the way home from her doctorís office. Okotoks resident Beverly Beaulne had just found out she had breast cancer. She was then faced with a choice, chemotherapy or hormone therapy? Chemotherapy aims to eliminate cancer, but by fighting the deadly disease it can also damage vital organs such as the heart, lungs, liver and kidneys and create cancer again in the future. Beaulne found a...

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May 16

Okotoks cyclists on the road to serenity

The serenity associated with cycling backcountry roads may be hard for some people to imagine. For a group of Okotoks cyclists itís heaven.
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May 01

Mobile mammogram unit comes to Oilfields

A mobile unit used to screen for a disease afflicting one in nine Canadian women is making a stop in Black Diamond.
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