News releases from Health and Wellness issued in the specified time period (Page 7)

More Support for Preschool Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

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The thought of socializing with other children used to make five-year-old Zachary French so upset, he'd cry until he threw up.

Mai est le Mois de la sensibilisation à la maladie de Lyme

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Mai est le Mois de la sensibilisation à la maladie de Lyme.

May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month

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May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month.

Mobile Critical Care Unit to Help With LifeFlight Helipad Issue

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A new Emergency Health Services (EHS) mobile critical care ground-transfer unit is now providing intensive care for EHS LifeFlight patients en route to Halifax hospitals.

New Administrator for Provincial Public Dental Programs

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A new service provider will carry out government's publicly insured dental programs.

From Dancing to Dialysis, Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Week, Op-Ed

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Chronic illness changes a person. It alters your view on life and how you live it. It's the whole reason I became a nurse, but let me tell you how I got here.

Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Service to Move Forward

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The province and Nova Scotia Health Authority have issued a request for proposals for an expanded sexual assault nurse examiner service in eastern and western Nova Scotia.

Funding Continues for After the Bell Program in Middleton and Annapolis Royal

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Young people are getting stronger and more flexible, and learning outdoor skills and environmental stewardship, through After the Bell programs in Middleton and Annapolis Royal.

Funding Continues for After the Bell Program

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Young people are taking part in lifesaving sport, dance and other physical activities through After the Bell programs.

Health Data Sharing Agreement Will Improve Health Care in First Nations Communities

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According to new data released today, March 24, Mi'kmaq people between ages 20 and 39 are five times more likely to get diabetes than other Nova Scotians. Their health could improve significantly with support from the province's diabetes centres.

Health Data Sharing Agreement Will Improve Health Care in First Nations Communities

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According to new data released today, March 24, Mi'kmaq people between ages 20 and 39 are five times more likely to get diabetes than other Nova Scotians. Their health could improve significantly with support from the province's diabetes centres.

Funding Continues for After the Bell Program in South Shore

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Young people are taking part in sledge hockey, mountain biking and other activities through After the Bell programs in the South Shore region.

Funding Continues for After the Bell Program in Bridgewater

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Young people are taking part in indoor and outdoor activities, as well as nutrition classes through After the Bell programs in the Bridgewater area.

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Funding Continues for After the Bell Program in Fundy Region

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Young people are taking part in skating, kickboxing, yoga and other activities through After the Bell programs in the Fundy region.

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Funding Continues for After the Bell Program

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Young people are taking part in yoga, hiking, dance and self-defence through After the Bell programs in the South Shore region.

Kidney Disease: Never Too Early to Prevent It, Op-ed

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How many times in our lives have we heard the expression, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure?

Funding Continues for After the Bell Program in Fundy Region

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NOTE: A list of grants announced today follows this release.

Province Plans Consultation on Seniors' Pharmacare

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The province will halt planned premium increases to the Seniors' Pharmacare program and plans a full consultation with seniors across the province.

Funding Continues for After the Bell Program

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A list of grants announced today in the Annapolis Valley follows this release.

Department Redesign to Improve Focus on Health-care Results

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The Department of Health and Wellness will restructure in order to put more resources into front line care. Changes announced today, Jan. 26, will take effect April 1.