180 Riverside Dr. East, Drumheller, AB

New guidelines recommend hepatitis C screenings for Canadians born between 1945 and 1975

Riverside Medical Drumheller
You may a seen on the news that The Canadian Association for the Study of the Liver, a national group of health-care providers and researchers, published its guidelines on testing and treating hepatitis C. The study finds more than 250,000 Canadians are believed to be infected with hepatitis C, but 40 to 70 per cent are unaware they harbour the blo...
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Marijuana at school: Loss of concentration, risk of psychosis

1 in 5 young people between 15 and 24 years of age report daily or almost daily use of cannabis. The media reports that it is safer than alcohol and tobacco and many teens believe it is safe. There is, however, a clear connection between heavy marijuana use and early-onset psychosis. Studies also show that is damages academic performance, especiall...
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Getting influenza raises heart attack risk, especially in seniors: study

If you are over 65 years of age and catch the flu, you are 6 times more likely to have a heart attack during the week of having the flu compared to the year before or the year after.   Download PDF File Here

Advisory: Flintstones Plus Iron multivitamins for children: One bottle found to contain unidentified capsules instead of chewable tablets

Issue ​Health Canada is advising Canadians that one bottle of children's "Flintstones Plus Iron" multivitamins ​(NPN 02247995) was returned to a pharmacy containing unidentified capsules instead of the proper chewable tablets, which are multi-coloured tablets shaped like Flintstones characters. The opened bottle with the safety seal removed was ret...
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Alesse 21 and 28 birth control pill: Packages may contain broken or smaller-than-normal pills, which may reduce effectiveness in preventing pregnancy

Health Canada is advising consumers and health care professionals that complaints have been received for packages of Alesse 21 (21 active pills) and Alesse 28 (21 active pills, 7 that contain no hormones). The blister packages for both contained an active (pink) pill that was roughly half the proper size.Alesse 21 and Alesse 28 are prescription dru...
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Our Location

Riverside Medical Clinc is located on the third floor of the Riverside Health Centre Building. Our Physicians are here to service your medical needs.
Riverside Medical Clinc PO Box 1990
180 Riverside Drive East
Drumheller, Alberta
T0J 0Y0
Phone: 403-823-5000
Fax: 1-403-961-0016