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Musquodoboit Harbour Residents Getting Better Care Sooner at New CEC

Health and Wellness

February 28, 2013 1:40 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Musquodoboit Harbour Residents Getting Better Care Sooner at New CEC
Nova Scotians living in the Musquodoboit Harbour area are already seeing the benefits of same-day or next-day medical appointments and 24/7 access to emergency care at the collaborative emergency centre at the Twin Oaks Memorial Hospital.

Access to Mental Health Services now Available Provincewide

Health and Wellness

February 26, 2013 10:08 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Access to Mental Health Services now Available Provincewide
All Nova Scotians with mental health concerns now have 24/7 access to mental health crisis intervention, with the expansion of the Mental Health Crisis Line.

New Clinic Will Ensure Better Care for Bridgewater Families

Health and Wellness

February 22, 2013 1:08 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--New Clinic Will Ensure Better Care for Bridgewater Families
Bridgewater-area families are one step closer to having better care sooner from family doctors and other health-care providers.

Nova Scotians to Get Knee, Hip Replacement Surgeries

Health and Wellness

February 11, 2013 2:34 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Nova Scotians to Get Knee, Hip Replacement Surgeries
More than 350 patients who waited more than a year for orthopaedic surgery now have an opportunity to receive the treatment they need in the coming weeks.

Talbot House Successful Bidder to Run Recovery House

Health and Wellness

February 6, 2013 9:59 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Talbot House Successful Bidder to Run Recovery House
Recovery services will be available as early as April to people in Cape Breton, the province announced today, Feb. 6.

Nova Scotia Coaches Honoured with Diamond Jubilee Award

Health and Wellness

February 5, 2013 2:31 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Nova Scotia Coaches Honoured with Diamond Jubilee Award
Eight Nova Scotians received the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Award in recognition of their contributions to coaching development and coach education.

P.E.I. Exploring Nova Scotia's Innovative Emergency Care Model

Health and Wellness

January 18, 2013 3:18 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--P.E.I. Exploring Nova Scotia's Innovative Emergency Care Model
Health and Wellness Minister David Wilson was pleased to showcase Nova Scotia's innovative collaborative emergency centres to officials from P.E.I.

Pictou County first Emergency Department Built for Better Care Sooner Plan

Health and Wellness

January 18, 2013 2:02 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Pictou County first Emergency Department Built for Better Care Sooner Plan
People living in Pictou County will be the first in Nova Scotia to have an emergency department built to meet the actions outlined in the Better Care Sooner Plan, Health and Wellness Minister David Wilson announced today, Jan. 18, in New Glasgow.

On rappelle aux Néo-Écossais de vérifier le niveau de radon dans l'air

Health and Wellness

January 15, 2013 9:48 AM

SANTÉ ET MIEUX-ÊTRE--On rappelle aux Néo-Écossais de vérifier le niveau de radon dans l'air
Il est facile et peu dispendieux de protéger votre maison et vos proches contre le radon.

Nova Scotians Reminded To Test for Radon

Health and Wellness

January 15, 2013 9:44 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Nova Scotians Reminded To Test for Radon
Protecting homes and loved ones from radon gas is easy and inexpensive.

La source des infections à E.coli 0157 est déterminée

Health and Wellness

January 11, 2013 4:25 PM

SANTÉ ET MIEUX-ÊTRE--La source des infections à E.coli 0157 est déterminée
La laitue dans les restaurants KFC/Taco Bell est la source probable de l'éclosion d'infections à E.coli 0157 en Nouvelle-Écosse, au Nouveau-Brunswick et en Ontario.

E.coli 0157 Source Determined

Health and Wellness

January 11, 2013 4:23 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--E.coli 0157 Source Determined
Lettuce at KFC/Taco Bell locations is the likely source of the E.coli 0157 outbreak in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Ontario.

Clinique de santé dans la région de Digby

Health and Wellness

January 10, 2013 11:57 AM

SANTÉ ET MIEUX-ÊTRE--Clinique de santé dans la région de Digby
Les gens de la région de Digby qui n'ont pas de médecin de famille ont maintenant accès à une nouvelle clinique de soins de santé primaires.

Digby Area Gets Health Clinic

Health and Wellness

January 10, 2013 11:48 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Digby Area Gets Health Clinic
People in the Digby area without a family doctor have a new health clinic for primary care.

Mise à jour sur les cas d'infections à E.coli 0157

Health and Wellness

January 9, 2013 1:51 PM

SANTÉ ET MIEUX-ÊTRE--Mise à jour sur les cas d'infections à E.coli 0157
Le ministère de la Santé et du Mieux-être a reçu la confirmation que cinq des cas signalés en Nouvelle-Écosse sont liés aux cas d'infections causés par la souche E.coli 0157:H7 signalés au Nouveau-Brunswick et en Ontario.

Update on E.coli 0157 Link

Health and Wellness

January 9, 2013 1:40 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Update on E.coli 0157 Link
The Department of Health and Wellness received confirmation that five of the Nova Scotia cases are linked to the E.coli 0157:H7 sub-type cases in New Brunswick and Ontario.

Différences entre l'infection à norovirus et l'infection à E.coli

Health and Wellness

January 8, 2013 2:03 PM

SANTÉ ET MIEUX-ÊTRE--Différences entre l'infection à norovirus et l'infection à E.coli
REMARQUE : Une fiche d'information peut être consultée au http://novascotia.ca/hpp/publications/NorovirusesFactsheet.pdf (en anglais seulement).
Afin que les gens puissent mieux connaître l'infection à E.coli, les représentants de la santé publique veulent faire en sorte que les Néo-Écossais comprennent et puissent reconnaître les différences entre cette infection et d'autres infections semblables.

Symptoms Different Between Norovirus and E.coli

Health and Wellness

January 8, 2013 1:59 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Symptoms Different Between Norovirus and E.coli
NOTE: A fact sheet is available at http://novascotia.ca/hpp/publications/NorovirusesFactsheet.pdf.
In an effort to better educate people about E.coli, public health officials want to ensure Nova Scotians understand and can identify the differences between this illness and others like it.

Trois autres cas confirmés d'infection à E.coli

Health and Wellness

January 7, 2013 1:32 PM

SANTÉ ET MIEUX-ÊTRE--Trois autres cas confirmés d'infection à E.coli
Le gouvernement provincial continue de faire enquête sur la propagation de la bactérie E.coli 0157 en Nouvelle-Écosse.

Three More E.coli 0157 Cases Confirmed

Health and Wellness

January 7, 2013 1:30 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Three More E.coli 0157 Cases Confirmed
The province continues to investigate the spread of E.coli 0157 cases in Nova Scotia.

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