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Thrive! Program Helps Rural Youth be Physically Active

Health and Wellness

March 18, 2013 3:30 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Thrive! Program Helps Rural Youth be Physically Active
Youth can be more physically active after school through new community-based programs in Argyle, Barrington, Mahone Bay, Shelburne, South Queens and Yarmouth.

Additional Grants Help With Mental Health, Addictions

Health and Wellness

March 18, 2013 9:39 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Additional Grants Help With Mental Health, Addictions
NOTE: A list of organizations receiving grants announced today, March 18, follows this release.
More Nova Scotians living with mental illness and addictions will get help from a number of community organizations receiving new provincial grants.

Thrive! Grants Support 23 Healthy Eating Projects in Publicly Funded Places

Health and Wellness

March 15, 2013 11:23 AM

PREMIER'S OFFICE/HEALTH/WELLNESS--Thrive! Grants Support 23 Healthy Eating Projects in Publicly Funded Places
NOTE: A social media version of this release with hi-res downloadable photos is available http://novascotia.ca/news/smr/2013-03-15-Healthy-Eating/ . More elements will be added after the event.
Nova Scotians will have more opportunities to eat healthy food in publicly funded places.

Grants to Help With Mental Health, Addictions

Health and Wellness

March 14, 2013 9:17 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Grants to Help With Mental Health, Addictions
NOTE: A list of organizations announced today, March 14, receiving grants follows this release.
Nova Scotians living with mental illness and addictions will get help from a number of community organizations receiving new provincial grants.

Health Authorities Business Planning Protects Patient Services

Health and Wellness

March 13, 2013 1:14 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Health Authorities Business Planning Protects Patient Services
The province, district health authorities and the IWK are working on business plans that ensure patient care is protected while keeping health-care spending in check.

Kidneys for Life, Are You at Risk?, op-ed

Health and Wellness

March 8, 2013 1:59 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Kidneys for Life, Are You at Risk?, op-ed
NOTE: The following is an op-ed from Susan MacNeil, manager, Nova Scotia Renal Program.
In most cases, kidney disease is preventable. The key is early detection.

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.

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