News releases from Health and Wellness issued in the specified time period (Page 25)

Pictou County Wellness Centre's Has Grand Opening

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Nova Scotians honoured people who are living with, and those who have died from, HIV/AIDS by marking HIV/AIDS Awareness Week.

Thrive! Partners Encourage Outdoor Play

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Researchers and health promotion experts are looking at ways to inspire children and families to get outside and play at a symposium at Mount Saint Vincent University, today, Nov. 29.

Third Accountability Report Shows Emergency Rooms Staying Open More Often

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The province's Better Care Sooner plan is helping emergency rooms stay open.

Investment Supports Expansion of Satellite Dialysis Unit

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People from Annapolis Royal to Windsor, and surrounding areas will soon have better access to dialysis treatment.

Province Invests in New E-Health Care Technology

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The province is adding new e-heath care technology to enhance patient safety and help reduce medical errors.

Province Invests in New Primary Care Clinic for Guysborough

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Residents of Guysborough and area will have soon have better access to family doctors, nurses and other health-care providers as the province and district health authority begin planning renovations to the Guysborough Memorial Hospital.

Insured Health Services Act Safeguards Health-Care System

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Nova Scotians will continue to have fair and equal access to the health care they need with legislation introduced today, Nov. 22.

Act Supports Collaboration Among Health Professions

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More collaboration among health professionals will mean better care for Nova Scotians under legislation introduced today, Nov. 22, by Health and Wellness Minister David Wilson.

Pilot Project Connects Patients, Doctors

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Some Nova Scotians will soon connect with their family doctor and manage their health care records online.

New Programs Will Help Nova Scotian Seniors Receive Care at Home

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More Nova Scotians will soon have the support they need to go home, instead of to a nursing home, after a hospital stay.

Province's Fifth CEC Providing Better Care Sooner in Annapolis Royal Area

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HEALTH AND WELLNESS--Province's Fifth CEC Providing Better Care Sooner in Annapolis Royal Area ----------------------------------------------------------------- Nova Scotians like Wanitta Gregory in the Annapolis Royal area now have access to same or next-day medical appointments and 24/7 emergency care at the Collaborative Emergency Centre at the Annapolis Community Health Centre.

Mental Health and Addictions Community Grants Available

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A new community grant program will help organizations that support people living with mental illness and addictions issues in the province.

Les ambulanciers paramédicaux demandent aux gens d'appeler le 911 en cas d'urgences médicales

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Les Néo-Écossais peuvent recevoir de meilleurs soins plus tôt et contribuer à la sûreté générale en appelant le 911 en cas d’urgences médicales.

Call 911 in Medical Emergencies, Advises Province's Paramedics

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Nova Scotians can receive better care sooner and improve safety by calling 911 during medical emergencies.

Nouvelle route de l'unité mobile de mammographie

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Les femmes de Chéticamp à Clare auront plus facilement accès à la toute dernière technologie qui permet la détection précoce du cancer du sein.