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Highland Region Receives Recreation Funding

Health and Wellness

July 23, 2012 1:30 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Highland Region Receives Recreation Funding
NOTE: A list of investments awarded in the Highland region follows this release.
Nova Scotians will have more ways to stay fit and have fun, as the province invests $377,000 to improve and upgrade recreation facilities in the Highland region.

50 Ways to Thrive! This Summer

Health and Wellness

July 19, 2012 1:51 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--50 Ways to Thrive! This Summer
Finding healthy, active ways to enjoy the summer is just a click away.

Province Invests in Equipment for Cape Breton Hospitals

Health and Wellness

July 16, 2012 10:09 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Province Invests in Equipment for Cape Breton Hospitals
The province is improving quality and patient safety for people in Cape Breton with an almost $1-million investment in new equipment, Deputy Premier Frank Corbett announced today, July 16.

Prudence recommandée en cas de températures élevées

Health and Wellness

July 13, 2012 12:06 PM

SANTÉ ET MIEUX-ÊTRE--Prudence recommandée en cas de températures élevées
Puisque l'on prévoit des températures élevées aujourd'hui 13 juillet et pendant la fin de semaine, on encourage les Néo-Écossais à surveiller l'indice humidex et la cote air santé, et à prendre des précautions pour se protéger.

Caution Urged During High Temperatures

Health and Wellness

July 13, 2012 12:03 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Caution Urged During High Temperatures
With high temperatures anticipated today, July 13, and into the weekend, Nova Scotians are encouraged to monitor the humidex and air quality health index, and take precautions to protect their health.

Funding Announced for Capital Health Equipment

Health and Wellness

July 13, 2012 9:22 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Funding Announced for Capital Health Equipment
The province is improving the care and safety for patients with investments in new hospital equipment at Capital Health.

Funding Announced for IWK Capital Equipment

Health and Wellness

July 12, 2012 11:12 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Funding Announced for IWK Capital Equipment
The province is investing $3.5 million in new hospital equipment for the women and children served by the IWK, Health and Wellness Minister David Wilson announced today, July 12.

Commentaires du public invités au sujet de la loi sur les services de santé et l'assurance

Health and Wellness

June 29, 2012 11:41 AM

SANTÉ ET MIEUX-ÊTRE--Commentaires du public invités au sujet de la loi sur les services de santé et l'assurance
Le gouvernement provincial consulte les Néo-Écossais sur la mise à jour d'une loi qui renforcera et protégera le système de soins de santé de la Nouvelle-Écosse.

Government Seeks Public Input on Health Services and Insurance Act

Health and Wellness

June 29, 2012 11:39 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Government Seeks Public Input on Health Services and Insurance Act
The province is consulting Nova Scotians on updated legislation that will strengthen and protect Nova Scotia's health-care system.

Protégez-vous contre la chaleur cet été

Health and Wellness

June 29, 2012 9:39 AM

SANTÉ ET MIEUX-ÊTRE--Protégez-vous contre la chaleur cet été
Les Néo-Écossais peuvent se protéger contre la chaleur cet été en surveillant la température et en évitant les maladies causées par la chaleur.

Beat the Heat this Summer

Health and Wellness

June 29, 2012 9:35 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Beat the Heat this Summer
Nova Scotians can beat the heat this summer by keeping an eye on the temperature and protecting themselves from heat-related illness.

Reduced Ambulance Fees in Effect July 1

Health and Wellness

June 28, 2012 10:13 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Reduced Ambulance Fees in Effect July 1
The province is reducing ambulance fees for Nova Scotians living in licensed long-term care facilities or who have reduced mobility, effective Sunday, July 1.

Province Continues to Invest in Autism Support

Health and Wellness

June 27, 2012 1:06 PM

EDUCATION/HEALTH/WELLNESS--Province Continues to Invest in Autism Support
More Nova Scotian children living with autism have access to the support and services they need thanks to government's continued investment in their care.

Retour à la plage pour les sauveteurs de la Nouvelle-Écosse

Health and Wellness

June 22, 2012 12:38 PM

SANTÉ ET MIEUX-ÊTRE--Retour à la plage pour les sauveteurs de la Nouvelle-Écosse
REMARQUE : Une liste des plages surveillées est présentée à la fin de ce communiqué.
On pourra prendre la vague sur la plupart des plages les plus populaires de la province à compter du samedi 30 juin, alors que les sauveteurs seront sur place pour assurer la sécurité des Néo-Écossais.

Back to the Beaches for Nova Scotia Lifeguards

Health and Wellness

June 22, 2012 12:37 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Back to the Beaches for Nova Scotia Lifeguards
NOTE: A list of supervised beaches follows this release.
Surf's up on some of the province's most popular beaches beginning Saturday, June 30, when lifeguards will hit the sand to keep Nova Scotians safe.

Be Active and Safe, Protect Your Noggin

Health and Wellness

June 13, 2012 10:19 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Be Active and Safe, Protect Your Noggin
The province is investing $200,000 to provide helmets to children and youth in need to help them protect their noggins and play safe.

Youth Show What They Are Doing When Not Smoking

Health and Wellness

June 8, 2012 12:22 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Youth Show What They Are Doing When Not Smoking
Teens in Nova Scotia are singing, dancing, being active and creating art, instead of smoking.

Les jeunes montrent ce qu'ils font lorsqu'ils ne fument pas

Health and Wellness

June 8, 2012 12:17 PM

SANTÉ ET MIEUX-ÊTRE--Les jeunes montrent ce qu'ils font lorsqu'ils ne fument pas
Les adolescents de la Nouvelle-Écosse chantent, dansent, sont actifs et créent des œuvres d'art plutôt que de fumer.

Les ministères provinciaux et territoriaux publient un rapport sur la réduction du sodium

Health and Wellness

June 8, 2012 10:08 AM

SANTÉ/MIEUX-ÊTRE--Les ministères provinciaux et territoriaux publient un rapport sur la réduction du sodium
REMARQUE : Des renseignements généraux concernant le sodium et les programmes offerts par les provinces sont disponibles au www.gov.ns.ca/hpp/cdip/healthy-eating-publications.asp (en anglais seulement).
Les ministères de la Santé de partout au Canada visent à aider les Canadiens à réduire leur consommation de sodium.

Provincial, Territorial Health Ministries Issue Sodium Reduction Report

Health and Wellness

June 8, 2012 10:01 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Provincial, Territorial Health Ministries Issue Sodium Reduction Report
NOTE: Background information on sodium and programs offered by the provinces is available at www.gov.ns.ca/hpp/cdip/healthy-eating-publications.asp .
Health departments across the country are working to help Canadians shake their sodium habit.

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