News releases from Health and Wellness issued in the specified time period (Page 12)

Grants Help Encourage Healthy Eating

Health and Wellness

The Truro Campus of Nova Scotia Community College is one of 17 publicly funded institutions receiving grants to help people eat healthy food.

Kidney Health for All, Op-ed

Health and Wellness

The steps you take to keep your kidneys healthy will help keep the rest of your body healthy, too.

Membres proposés du conseil de la régie provinciale de la santé

Health and Wellness

On a demandé à un groupe de professionnels chevronnés de partout dans la province de diriger la nouvelle régie de la santé de la Nouvelle-Écosse

Proposed Nova Scotia Health Authority Board Announced

Health and Wellness

A group of experienced professionals from across the province have been asked to lead the new Nova Scotia Health Authority.

Government Will Introduce Legislation to Determine Health-care Representation

Health and Wellness

Arbitrator James Dorsey has failed to make a decision about union representation in the acute-care system.

New Drug Education Curriculum Resources Introduced for Junior High Schools

Education and Early Childhood Development / Health and Wellness

Junior high school students now have access to new drug and alcohol prevention curriculum resources.

Nouvelles ressources éducatives sur les drogues pour les élèves du premier cycle du secondaire

Health and Wellness / Education and Early Childhood Development

Les élèves du premier cycle du secondaire ont maintenant accès à de nouvelles ressources éducatives sur la prévention de l'abus des drogues et de l'alcool.

Changes to Long-Term Care Policies will Improve Access to Care

Health and Wellness

Changes to long-term care policies will ensure more timely access and make better use of the province's long-term care beds for those with the greatest need.

Vaccins contre la méningite B à l'Université Acadia

Health and Wellness

Le Dr Robert Strang, administrateur en chef de la santé publique, a confirmé aujourd'hui 13 février que le deuxième cas de méningite à méningocoques à l'Université Acadia était également de la souche B, et qu'un programme de vaccination sur le campus débutera dès le mercredi 18 février.

Meningitis B Vaccinations for Acadia

Health and Wellness

Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Robert Strang confirmed today, Feb. 13, that the second Acadia University student with meningococcal meningitis has the B strain of the disease, and an on-campus vaccination program will begin Wednesday, Feb. 18.

Une étudiante d'Acadia hospitalisée se remet de la méningite

Health and Wellness

Le Dr Robert Strang, administrateur en chef de la santé publique, a confirmé aujourd'hui 11 février qu'une étudiante de l'Université Acadia a été hospitalisée et qu'elle se remet de la méningite à méningocoques.

Acadia Student Recovering from Meningitis in Hospital

Health and Wellness

Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Robert Strang confirmed today, Feb. 11, that an Acadia University student is in hospital recovering from meningococcal meningitis.

Province Keeps Seniors' Pharmacare Affordable

Health and Wellness

Government will maintain the annual maximum premiums and co-payments for the Seniors' Pharmacare Program in 2015-16. Seniors currently pay a maximum premium of $424 and a maximum co-payment of $382, these rates haven't changed since 2007. About half of all seniors in the program do not pay a premium at all.

Palliative Care Strategy Advisory Committee Named

Health and Wellness

A group of experts have been named to help put the provincial palliative care strategy into action.

Review Recommends Not Using GPS to Track Patients

Health and Wellness

Government has decided not to use tracking technology for forensic mental health patients after three reports have raised multiple concerns about it.

Début de la consultation sur les produits aromatisés

Health and Wellness

Les Néo-Écossais peuvent maintenant faire connaître leur préférence quant aux arômes qui seront exemptés d'une interdiction dans le cas des produits du tabac aromatisés et du liquide à vapoter aromatisé.

Flavoured Products Consultation Begins

Health and Wellness

Nova Scotians can now give their input on which flavours should be exempt from a ban on flavoured tobacco and e-cigarette juice.

Government Pleased With Result of Health Labour Arbitration Decision

Health and Wellness

Arbitrator James Dorsey's decision meets the province's goals and supports the creation of a unified health-care authority on April 1.

Program to Keep New Doctors in Nova Scotia

Health and Wellness

A tuition relief program will help keep new family doctors and specialists in Nova Scotia and place them in communities that need them.

Flavoured Products Consultation to Begin in January

Health and Wellness

Consultation will begin in January on whether certain flavours should be exempt from a ban on flavoured tobacco and e-cigarette juice.