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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.

Province Supports Collaborative Health-Care Clinic in Bridgewater

Health and Wellness

January 7, 2013 12:07 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Province Supports Collaborative Health-Care Clinic in Bridgewater
People living in Bridgewater will soon have shorter waits and better access to family doctors with the announcement of a new collaborative health-care clinic.

La Santé publique suit de près les cas d'infection à E.coli

Health and Wellness

January 4, 2013 11:50 AM

SANTÉ ET MIEUX-ÊTRE--La Santé publique suit de près les cas d'infection à E.coli
Le ministère de la Santé et du Mieux-être fait enquête sur sept cas d'infection à E.coli 0157 récemment confirmés dans la province.

Public Health Following Cases of E.coli

Health and Wellness

January 4, 2013 11:48 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Public Health Following Cases of E.coli
The Department of Health and Wellness is investigating seven recently confirmed cases of E.coli 0157 in the province.

Better Care Sooner Plan Helping Thousands

Health and Wellness

December 28, 2012 11:44 AM

HEALTH AND WELLNESS--Better Care Sooner Plan Helping Thousands
Thousands of Nova Scotians are seeing health-care providers faster because of the province's Better Care Sooner plan.

Provincial Parks Wonderlands in Winter

Health and Wellness

December 27, 2012 11:54 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES/HEALTH/WELLNESS--Provincial Parks Wonderlands in Winter
People looking to move more, breathe fresh air, and walk off winter doldrums can enjoy Nova Scotia's provincial parks.

Collaborative Emergency Centre for New Waterford Approved

Health and Wellness

December 21, 2012 2:12 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Collaborative Emergency Centre for New Waterford Approved
Nova Scotians living in New Waterford are closer to being able to see a doctor same-day or next-day and having 24-7 access to emergency care.

Legacy of Life: Living Organ Donor Policy Gives Gift of Life

Health and Wellness

December 20, 2012 10:01 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Legacy of Life: Living Organ Donor Policy Gives Gift of Life
NOTE: The following is a feature story on the Living Organ Donor Policy.
When Christine Beck's husband Mike started dialysis treatment in spring 2011, she quickly saw the toll it was taking on his quality of life. It was then that she decided to become a living organ donor. And she knew it wouldn't be easy.

Collaborative Emergency Centre Will Provide Better Care to Lunenburg

Health and Wellness

December 17, 2012 12:41 PM

Health/Wellness--Collaborative Emergency Centre Will Provide Better Care to Lunenburg
Nova Scotians living in the Lunenburg area will have better access to family doctors, nurses and other health-care providers and services, with the announcement today, Dec. 17, of a Collaborative Emergency Centre at Fishermen's Memorial Hospital.

Pictou County Wellness Centre's Has Grand Opening

Health and Wellness

December 6, 2012 6:36 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Pictou County Wellness Centre's Has Grand Opening
Residents of Pictou County have a new state-of-the-art facility providing access to high-quality sport, health and wellness, business, education and social opportunities to their community.

Thrive! Grants Support Community Action on Breastfeeding

Health and Wellness

December 4, 2012 10:15 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Thrive! Grants Support Community Action on Breastfeeding
Breastfeeding families in Nova Scotia will have more support and encouragement with $250,000 in provincial grants for community projects that protect, promote and support breastfeeding.

Thrive! Grants Expand Work on Healthy Eating in Publicly Funded Places

Health and Wellness

December 4, 2012 8:48 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Thrive! Grants Expand Work on Healthy Eating in Publicly Funded Places
Nova Scotians working in or using publicly funded institutions will soon have more options for healthy eating.

Nova Scotian Families Receive New Mental Health Support

Health and Wellness

December 3, 2012 12:59 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Nova Scotian Families Receive New Mental Health Support
Children with behaviour or anxiety problems, and their families, now have access to more support as the province continues to move forward with its mental health and addictions strategy.

Province Invests in Care Providers to Help Nova Scotians

Health and Wellness

November 30, 2012 2:08 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Province Invests in Care Providers to Help Nova Scotians
As many as 10,000 Nova Scotians will have better access to family doctors, nurse practitioners, and family practice nurses.

Minister Marks World AIDS Day

Health and Wellness

November 30, 2012 11:34 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Minister Marks World AIDS Day
Nova Scotians honoured people who are living with, and those who have died from, HIV/AIDS by marking HIV/AIDS Awareness Week.

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