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Investment Supports Expansion of Renal Dialysis Unit

Health and Wellness

November 15, 2011 1:46 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Investment Supports Expansion of Renal Dialysis Unit
The province is investing $420,000 to provide better care for Nova Scotians receiving dialysis treatment in Halifax.

Province Invests in Building Healthier Community

Health and Wellness

November 14, 2011 10:11 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Province Invests in Building Healthier Community
Cape Breton residents will have more opportunities to live healthier, safer and more active lives, thanks to a $1-million investment to support programming at the Cape Breton YMCA.

La Province investit 100 000 $ dans la dialyse à domicile à Yarmouth

Health and Wellness

November 14, 2011 9:16 AM

SANTÉ/MIEUX-ÊTRE--La Province investit 100 000 $ dans la dialyse à domicile à Yarmouth
La Province investit 100 000 $ pour que plus de Néo-Écossais qui souffrent d'insuffisance rénale dans la région du Sud-Ouest de la Nouvelle-Écosse puissent bénéficier de meilleurs soins de dialyse, plus près de chez eux.

Province Invests $100,000 for Home Dialysis in Yarmouth

Health and Wellness

November 14, 2011 9:15 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Province Invests $100,000 for Home Dialysis in Yarmouth
The province is investing $100,000 so more Nova Scotians living with kidney failure in South West Nova Scotia will have better dialysis care, closer to home.

Province Announces $626,000 to Expand Home Dialysis

Health and Wellness

November 14, 2011 9:10 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Province Announces $626,000 to Expand Home Dialysis
The province is investing $626,000 in the expansion of the home therapy program so more Nova Scotians living with kidney failure will have better dialysis care, closer to home.

Province Announces $22 million in Upgrades for Hospitals

Health and Wellness

November 10, 2011 9:08 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Province Announces $22 million in Upgrades for Hospitals
The province is investing $22 million to upgrade aging health-care facilities to provide better care for patients and an improved environment for health-care professionals.

Campaign to Keep Teens Smoke-free Continues

Health and Wellness

November 8, 2011 10:16 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Campaign to Keep Teens Smoke-free Continues
NOTE: A list of monument locations follows this release.
A blast from the past is about to show Nova Scotia's youth that smoking is uncool, as the provincial anti-tobacco campaign kicks off again today, Nov. 8.

New Long-term Care Facility Opens in Yarmouth

Health and Wellness

October 28, 2011 12:01 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--New Long-term Care Facility Opens in Yarmouth
The province is providing more home-like surroundings for residents who need long-term care with a new 105-bed replacement nursing home in the Yarmouth area.

Health Care Services Expanded at Cobequid Health Centre

Health and Wellness

October 27, 2011 1:09 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Health Care Services Expanded at Cobequid Health Centre
The province is expanding health care services at the Cobequid Community Health Centre in Sackville so 10,000 Nova Scotians will receive better patient care with extended hours and an expanded medical/surgical clinic.

Collaborative Emergency Centre Will Provide Better Care for Springhill Area

Health and Wellness

October 24, 2011 11:20 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Collaborative Emergency Centre Will Provide Better Care for Springhill Area
Nova Scotia's fourth Collaborative Emergency Centre has been announced for Springhill.

Wellness Grant Funding to Help Build Healthier Communities

Health and Wellness

October 21, 2011 2:34 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Wellness Grant Funding to Help Build Healthier Communities
The province is investing $250,000 to help more Nova Scotians get healthier. The investment is part of government's plan to make life better for families by preventing and managing a range of chronic diseases.

Flu Vaccination Campaign Begins

Health and Wellness

October 19, 2011 12:22 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Flu Vaccination Campaign Begins
The flu vaccine is free again this year and, with flu season fast approaching, the province is encouraging everyone to be immunized.

Campaign Warns of Dangers of Mixing Alcohol, Prescription Drugs

Health and Wellness

October 19, 2011 9:24 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Campaign Warns of Dangers of Mixing Alcohol, Prescription Drugs
The province is taking steps to raise awareness about the dangers of mixing prescription drugs and alcohol.

Business Planning Begins with District Health Authorities

Health and Wellness

October 14, 2011 11:47 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Business Planning Begins with District Health Authorities
The province continues to focus on delivering better care sooner while bringing unsustainable cost growth under control by providing next year's budget targets for the district health authorities and the IWK earlier.

Nova Scotia Breast Screening Program Celebrates 20 Years

Health and Wellness

October 14, 2011 11:00 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Nova Scotia Breast Screening Program Celebrates 20 Years
More Nova Scotia women are benefitting from early cancer detection because of the Nova Scotia Breast Screening Program, which celebrates its 20th anniversary today, Oct. 14.

Collaborative Emergency Centre Will Provide Better Care to Pugwash Area

Health and Wellness

October 14, 2011 10:25 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Collaborative Emergency Centre Will Provide Better Care to Pugwash Area
Nova Scotians living in Pugwash and surrounding communities will soon receive better care and increased access to emergency services with the announcement today, Oct. 14, of a collaborative emergency centre at the North Cumberland Memorial Hospital.

Province Supports Opiate Replacement Treatment in Annapolis Valley

Health and Wellness

October 12, 2011 1:07 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Province Supports Opiate Replacement Treatment in Annapolis Valley
The province is providing more help for people struggling with opiate addiction in the Annapolis Valley.

Collaborative Emergency Centre To Provide Better Health Care to People of Tatamagouche Area

Health and Wellness

October 4, 2011 12:13 PM

HEALTH AND WELLNESS--Collaborative Emergency Centre To Provide Better Health Care to People of Tatamagouche Area
People living in and around Tatamagouche will have improved access to emergency care with the creation of a Collaborative Emergency Centre at Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital.

New Long-term Care Facility Will Benefit Seniors

Health and Wellness

September 29, 2011 3:01 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--New Long-term Care Facility Will Benefit Seniors
Seniors in the Digby area will have the option to continue living in the community they call home thanks to a new local long-term care facility.

Planifier pour une province en meilleure santé

Health and Wellness

September 27, 2011 1:26 PM

SANTÉ ET MIEUX-ÊTRE--Planifier pour une province en meilleure santé
Il est encore temps pour les Néo-Écossais de répondre à un questionnaire en ligne pour suggérer des façons de faire de la province l'endroit au Canada où il est le plus facile de grandir en bonne santé.

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