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Keep up with everything we’re up to by reading the articles below. Whether it’s an exciting new announcement, a breakthrough or even a closer look at our organization, this is the place to find news about the amazing work made possible by the Calgary Health Foundation’s generous donors.

Continuing to improve health-care delivery in Calgary

More than $4 million has been invested to expand hemodialysis services and upgrade air exchange systems at the Peter Lougheed Centre in Calgary.

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Statement from the Calgary Health Foundation regarding the 215 Indigenous Children

The Calgary Health Foundation is heartbroken to hear about the 215 Indigenous children whose remains were found at a former residential school in Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc.

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Community-focused science to help families predict and prevent preterm birth

Largest project of its kind in Canada launches in Calgary

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Foothills Hospital Home Lottery to advance mental health support for Albertans!

Calgary Health Foundation launched the 29th annual Foothills Hospital Home Lottery, featuring a breathtaking $2.6 million-dollar lakeside Grand Prize Showhome in Mahogany, Calgary.

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Curling’s Sandra Schmirler Foundation puts weight behind care for Alberta’s newborns

In Canada one in ten newborns rely on the care of the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU).

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Calgary woman on mission to prevent preeclampsia deaths after losing her daughter

Jill Young knew nothing about the pregnancy related condition, preeclampsia, until three years ago when her daughter Cara Kernohan died from a severe form of it.

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Behind every story of health care success, there’s the research, innovation and technology that made it possible. We’re proud to support our health care system by funding innovative new projects and technologies. Check out a few below to see our success so far.

Recent donation brings new, immersive experiences to Carewest residents

Dozens, and soon to be hundreds, of residents from over five Carewest facilities will have the opportunity to engage in captivating new experiences through virtual reality technology. Virtual Reality (VR) provides rich and immersive experiences for residents. Every scenario is specifically adapted for the user. Through this technology, residents are able to explore personally relevant

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Courtney's Story of Hope

Five months after giving birth to her beautiful daughter, Courtney found herself taking her husband’s car and driving to BC without anyone knowing where she was. She didn’t know it at the time, but she was experiencing a depressive episode with postpartum psychosis, and had been suffering from the condition since the birth of her child. Courtney was at risk of harming herself, and it had become clear that she needed care from the Women’s Mental Health Clinic.

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Recipe of the month - chicken quesadillas

For a variety of reasons, many of us are experiencing fatigue, which can lead to unhealthy food choices.  Donors to Calgary Health Foundation support the South Health Campus Wellness Kitchen, which is hosting a virtual class for Eating Well When Fatigued. Led by registered dietitians and an occupational therapist, the class includes cooking demonstrations and

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Because of you, Calgary is leading preterm birth research!

The largest study to predict and prevent preterm birth is launching in Calgary thanks to your support!

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Miracle Baby Carries On Late Mother's Legacy

While one first-time mom’s life slipped away, doctors had only four minutes to bring her miracle baby into the world. The sudden and excruciating loss of Cara, due to complications caused by preeclampsia, is why her family is so dedicated to ensuring new hope for expecting moms in the future.

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A Light at the End of a Long Journey - Krista's Story

Every time you make a gift to health care, you’re impacting the life of someone who needs you. Whether you’re making a gift to care, wellness or research, you’re standing up to challenge the status quo for people living with chronic diseases. People like Krista.

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