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Investment Supports Expansion of Satellite Dialysis Unit

Health and Wellness

November 2, 2012 11:52 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Investment Supports Expansion of Satellite Dialysis Unit
Nova Scotians living in Colchester and East Hants will soon receive dialysis treatment closer to home.

Patient Safety Week Reminds That Good Health Care Starts With Communication

Health and Wellness

November 1, 2012 11:47 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Patient Safety Week Reminds That Good Health Care Starts With Communication
NOTE: A list of a dozen tips for patients and families follows this release.
Nova Scotians can help improve health-care safety by asking questions, listening to the answers and talking about any concerns with health care providers.

Snowsport Helmets Mandatory as of Nov. 1

Health and Wellness

November 1, 2012 10:42 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Snowsport Helmets Mandatory as of Nov. 1
Nova Scotians who take to the slopes will be better protected as the mandatory, all-ages snow sport helmet legislation comes into effect today, Nov. 1.

Communities Welcome Family Doctors

Health and Wellness

October 31, 2012 1:26 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Communities Welcome Family Doctors
Thousands of Nova Scotians will soon have better access to a family doctor.

Province Celebrates Diversity, Social Inclusion with Grants

Health and Wellness

October 30, 2012 2:14 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Province Celebrates Diversity, Social Inclusion with Grants
Health information for Nova Scotians in diverse cultural groups will be easier to understand and more relevant because of provincial investments.

Commentaires des familles et groupes intéressés au sujet de la petite enfance

Health and Wellness

October 29, 2012 2:20 PM

SERVICES COMMUNAUTAIRES/ÉDUCATION/SANTÉ ET MIEUX-ÊTRE--Commentaires des familles et groupes intéressés au sujet de la petite enfance
Les familles, les groupes religieux, les personnes qui travaillent dans le domaine du développement de la petite enfance ainsi que les membres des Premières nations, de la communauté afro-néo-écossaise et de la communauté acadienne font partie de ceux qui ont soumis leurs points de vue au sujet de la petite enfance pendant l'été.

Families, Interested Groups Share Ideas About Children's Early Years

Health and Wellness

October 29, 2012 2:17 PM

COMMUNITY SERVICES/EDUCATION/HEALTH–-Families, Interested Groups Share Ideas About Children's Early Years
Families, church groups, people working in early childhood development and people from First Nations, African Nova Scotian and Acadian communities are among those who shared their views this summer about children's early years.

Le vaccin antigrippal de la Nouvelle-Écosse est sécuritaire

Health and Wellness

October 27, 2012 4:02 PM

SANTÉ ET MIEUX-ÊTRE—Le vaccin antigrippal de la Nouvelle-Écosse est sécuritaire
Les réserves de vaccin antigrippal de la Nouvelle-Écosse ne sont pas touchées par l'ordonnance de Santé Canada visant à cesser temporairement d'utiliser le produit.

Nova Scotia's Flu Vaccine Safe for Use

Health and Wellness

October 27, 2012 3:58 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Nova Scotia's Flu Vaccine Safe for Use
Nova Scotia's publicly funded influenza vaccine supply is not affected by Health Canada's temporary stop use order.

Province Continues to Improve Health Funding Management, Accountability

Health and Wellness

October 25, 2012 12:32 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS/FINANCE--Province Continues to Improve Health Funding Management, Accountability
The province is continuing its efforts to ensure health dollars are spent wisely to provide the best care possible for patients.

Plan Ahead, Get Screened, Protect Yourself, Op-ed

Health and Wellness

October 24, 2012 11:39 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Plan Ahead, Get Screened, Protect Yourself, Op-ed
The following op-ed is from Dr. Judy Caines, medical director of the Nova Scotia Breast Screening Program.
Plan ahead. Get Screened.

Planification, dépistage, protection

Health and Wellness

October 24, 2012 11:38 AM

SANTÉ ET MIEUX-ÊTRE--Planification, dépistage, protection
Voici un article pour la page contre-éditoriale par la Dre Judy Caines, directrice médicale du Programme de dépistage du cancer du sein de la Nouvelle-Écosse.
Planification. Dépistage.

Province Improving Support for People with Autism

Health and Wellness

October 23, 2012 1:02 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Province Improving Support for People with Autism
NOTE: The following is an op-ed piece from Health and Wellness Minister David Wilson in recognition of October as Autism Awareness Month.
Earlier this month, I heard a compelling story of a Nova Scotia family with an autistic child.

Province Expands Lucentis Treatment to Cape Breton

Health and Wellness

October 23, 2012 11:05 AM

PREMIER'S OFFICE/HEALTH/WELLNESS--Province Expands Lucentis Treatment to Cape Breton
People in Cape Breton suffering from a chronic retina disease will now get the treatment they need closer to home.

Better Support Reinstated for Recovery Houses

Health and Wellness

October 19, 2012 11:13 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Better Support Reinstated for Recovery Houses
People living in recovery houses will get better access to the clinical help they need to get healthy and move towards a productive future with the return of the homes' management to the Department of Health and Wellness.

Début de la campagne de vaccination antigrippale

Health and Wellness

October 16, 2012 12:01 PM

SANTÉ ET MIEUX-ÊTRE--Début de la campagne de vaccination antigrippale
Les Néo-Écossais peuvent se protéger et protéger leurs proches contre la grippe en se faisant vacciner cette année.

Influenza Vaccination Campaign Begins

Health and Wellness

October 16, 2012 12:00 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Influenza Vaccination Campaign Begins
Nova Scotians can help protect themselves and their loved ones from influenza by getting a flu shot this year.

Strategy Addressing Mental Illness, Op-Ed

Health and Wellness

October 12, 2012 11:58 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Strategy Addressing Mental Illness, Op-Ed
Many people have been touched by mental illness, either personally, or through a family member, friend or colleague.

Unveiling New Radiation Treatment Clinic

Health and Wellness

October 11, 2012 6:00 PM

PREMIER'S OFFICE/HEALTH/WELLNESS--Unveiling New Radiation Treatment Clinic
Nova Scotians living with cancer will have shorter wait times and benefit from the latest treatment technology at an expanded radiation treatment clinic, unveiled in Halifax today, Oct. 11.

Province Supports Caregivers

Health and Wellness

October 10, 2012 11:16 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Province Supports Caregivers
More Nova Scotians will have help to care for a loved one at home thanks to increased support by the province.

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