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Province Improving Dental Care for Children

Health and Wellness

July 30, 2013 11:50 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Province Improving Dental Care for Children
The province is teaming with the IWK Health Centre to more than double the number of Nova Scotia children who receive dental surgery each year, acting Health and Wellness Minister Leonard Preyra announced today, July 30.

Children Learn Swimming Survival Skills

Health and Wellness

July 26, 2013 8:51 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Children Learn Swimming Survival Skills
Young Nova Scotians are learning basic swimming skills for surviving an unexpected fall into deep water.

Bayswater Beach in Lunenburg County Reopens

Health and Wellness

July 19, 2013 4:28 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Bayswater Beach in Lunenburg County Reopens
The Department of Health and Wellness has reopened Bayswater Beach in Lunenburg County after receiving results of water samples that meet the recreational water guideline.

Bayswater Beach in Lunenburg County Closed to Swimmers

Health and Wellness

July 17, 2013 12:52 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Bayswater Beach in Lunenburg County Closed to Swimmers
The Department of Health and Wellness has closed Bayswater Beach in Lunenburg County to swimming because of high levels of bacteria.

New CT Scanner for QEII Health Sciences Centre

Health and Wellness

July 17, 2013 11:28 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--New CT Scanner for QEII Health Sciences Centre
A new multi-detector CT scanner for the QEII Health Sciences Centre will ensure patients from all over Nova Scotia receive better care sooner.

Help for Nova Scotians to Stop Smoking

Health and Wellness

July 12, 2013 2:52 PM

HEALTH AND WELLNESS--Help for Nova Scotians to Stop Smoking
Nova Scotians will breathe easier as government continues to support community-based and in-hospital smoking cessation programs across the province.

Ecology Action Centre Helps Nova Scotians Get Moving

Health and Wellness

July 10, 2013 10:07 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Ecology Action Centre Helps Nova Scotians Get Moving
The province is giving Nova Scotians more opportunities to walk, run, bike and rollerblade in their communities.

Medical Equipment Upgrades to Improve Health-care Safety, Efficiency

Health and Wellness

July 9, 2013 11:36 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Medical Equipment Upgrades to Improve Health-care Safety, Efficiency
New drug dispensing cabinets will bring medication closer to patients, providing a safer and more efficient health-care system.

Protégez-vous contre la chaleur cet été

Health and Wellness

July 5, 2013 10:07 AM

SANTÉ ET MIEUX-ÊTRE--Protégez-vous contre la chaleur cet été
Puisque l'on prévoit des températures et un niveau d'humidité élevés au cours de l'été, on rappelle aux Néo-Écossais de se protéger contre les maladies causées par la chaleur.

Beat the Heat this Summer

Health and Wellness

July 5, 2013 10:03 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Beat the Heat this Summer
With high temperatures and humidity in the forecast, Nova Scotians are reminded to keep an eye on the weather to protect themselves from heat-related illness this summer.

Plages surveillées en Nouvelle-Écosse

Health and Wellness

June 28, 2013 11:55 AM

SANTÉ ET MIEUX-ÊTRE--Plages surveillées en Nouvelle-Écosse
REMARQUE--Une liste des plages provinciales surveillées est présentée à la fin du présent communiqué.
Les sauveteurs commenceront à surveiller les plages de la Nouvelle-Écosse à 10 h le samedi 29 juin afin d'assurer la sécurité des gens de la province.

Lifeguard Service Starts on Nova Scotia Beaches

Health and Wellness

June 28, 2013 11:53 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Lifeguard Service Starts on Nova Scotia Beaches
NOTE: A list of provincial beaches with lifeguards follows the release.
Lifeguards will start patrolling Nova Scotia beaches at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 29 to provide safe, enjoyable recreation for people across the province.

Nouveau tomodensitomètre à l'hôpital régional de Yarmouth

Health and Wellness

June 24, 2013 10:15 AM

SANTÉ ET MIEUX-ÊTRE--Nouveau tomodensitomètre à l'hôpital régional de Yarmouth
Des milliers de patients dans la région de Yarmouth auront bientôt accès à de meilleurs soins grâce à l'achat d'un nouveau tomodensitomètre, financé en partie par le gouvernement provincial.

New CT Scanner for Yarmouth Regional Hospital

Health and Wellness

June 24, 2013 10:13 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--New CT Scanner for Yarmouth Regional Hospital
Thousands of patients in the Yarmouth area will soon get better care, thanks to a new CT scanner the province will help to fund.

Highland Region Receives Recreation Funding

Health and Wellness

June 21, 2013 1:27 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Highland Region Receives Recreation Funding
NOTE: A list of grants awarded in the Highland region follows this release.
Improving a multi-use trail in St. Mary's, Guysborough Co. is one of four projects in the Highland region receiving grants totalling $205,000 to help Nova Scotians stay fit and have fun.

Fundy Region Receives Recreation Funding

Health and Wellness

June 20, 2013 11:43 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Fundy Region Receives Recreation Funding
NOTE: A list of investments awarded in the Fundy region follows this release.
Improving a local park in Bible Hill is one of six projects in the Fundy region receiving grants totalling nearly $238,000 to help Nova Scotians stay fit and have fun.

Seven Trails Get Central Region Recreation Funding

Health and Wellness

June 20, 2013 9:21 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Seven Trails Get Central Region Recreation Funding
NOTE: A list of trails projects receiving grants in the Central Region follows the release.
Improvements and extensions to multi-use trails in the Central Region means hikers, bikers and walkers will have more opportunities to stay fit and have fun.

Northumberland Unit Veterans to Receive Home-cooked Meals

Health and Wellness

June 18, 2013 2:43 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Northumberland Unit Veterans to Receive Home-cooked Meals
Veterans living at the Sutherland Harris Memorial Hospital in Pictou will once again have home-cooked meals.

Valley Region Receives Recreation Funding

Health and Wellness

June 18, 2013 1:28 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Valley Region Receives Recreation Funding
NOTE: A list of grants awarded in the Valley region follows this release.
Improvements to the Glooscap District Arena in Canning is one of 10 projects in the Valley region receiving grants totalling $270,000 to help Nova Scotians stay fit and have fun.

New Skateboard Park Gets Central Region Recreation Funding

Health and Wellness

June 18, 2013 1:24 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--New Skateboard Park Gets Central Region Recreation Funding
NOTE: A list of projects receiving funding in the Central Region follows the release.
Young people will soon be doing flips and tricks, staying fit and having fun at a new skateboard park in Hubbards.

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