To the Editor;
I was enjoying my normal evening routine of watching my favourite cop show on TV. My munchies that evening were pistachios, which I have eaten for years. All of a sudden, my tongue could not fit comfortably in my mouth. Luckily, my teeth are of store-bought variety, so I removed them.
I called my wife to check out my tongue. She replied, "You are going to the hospital." We were greeted by Betty, who recognized a problem and sent me to ER and raised the alarm. Two very efficient nu

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To the Editor;
The Government's Throne Speech commits to multidisciplinary, community-based family health clinics as a way to alleviate pressure on our hospitals. The Lung Association supports the new team-based approach and believes that prevention and education must be a major focus of this new delivery model.
Prevention is key to alleviating stress on our system. Managing chronic lung disease is a good example of how effective prevention can be to keep people out of emergency rooms, away from

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To the Editor;
The Canadian Wheat Board (CWB) has been competing for global grain sales for 77 years. Now the CWB is ready to compete for farmers' business.
We have developed a solid set of marketing programs designed to meet farmers' pricing, risk management and cash flow needs – in short, excellent products to create a well-rounded marketing portfolio. I invite farmers to register for e-mail updates at www.cwb.ca/email so they can receive all the details as they become available. We'll be offe

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Dear Editor;
I have often wondered about the mathematically impossible comment "they gave 110%", but I actually saw a demonstration of it this past weekend at the Alberta Winter Games in Stony Plain.
The Kneehill Peewee A Chiefs had won the right to represent Zone 2 in these games and did so in a way that earned the respect and admiration of all who watched them play. With one of the smallest team rosters at the event, they had to play with very little rest throughout the tough and demanding fiv

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