News releases from Health and Wellness issued in the specified time period (Page 19)

Minister Marks World AIDS Day

Health and Wellness

People who are living with, or who have died from, HIV/AIDS are being honoured as part of HIV/AIDS Awareness Week and World AIDS Day on Sunday, Dec. 1.

New CT Scanner to Improve Health Care in Inverness

Health and Wellness

Government will fund a new CT scanner at the Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital in the new year.

More Patients Have Access to Retina Disease Treatment

Health and Wellness

The province is expanding coverage for chronic retina disease treatment to two new groups of patients.

Communities Across Nova Scotia Welcome New Family Doctors

Health and Wellness

Nova Scotia is welcoming 13 new family doctors to rural communities across the province.

Nourish Nova Scotia Helps Start Healthy Eating Habits Early

Health and Wellness

Nourish Nova Scotia has come to the table, and will soon come to the kitchen and the farm field, to help youth across the province learn about the importance of healthy eating.

On encourage les Néo-Écossais à se faire vacciner contre la grippe

Health and Wellness

Les Néo-Écossais ont davantage de façons d'obtenir le vaccin antigrippal cette année afin de se protéger et de protéger les autres contre la grippe.

Nova Scotians Encouraged to Get Flu Shot

Health and Wellness

Nova Scotians have more ways to get the flu shot this year to help protect themselves and others from influenza.

Élargissement du rappel de burgers congelés

Health and Wellness

Le Dr Robert Strang, administrateur en chef de la santé publique de la Nouvelle-Écosse, informe le public qu’un rappel national de burgers congelés a été élargi le 8 octobre pour englober les burgers Super 6 de marque Compliments, les burgers au bœuf Choix du Président et le Bucket of Burgers de Webers.

Frozen Burger Recall Expanded

Health and Wellness

Nova Scotia's chief public health officer, Dr. Robert Strang, is alerting the public that a national recall of frozen hamburgers was expanded Oct. 8 to include Compliments Super 6 Burgers, President's Choice Beef Burgers and Webers Bucket of Burgers.

Rappel de burgers au bœuf Super 8

Health and Wellness

Le Dr Robert Strang, administrateur en chef de la santé publique de la Nouvelle-Écosse, alerte le public en lui indiquant de ne pas manger de burgers au bœuf Super 8 de marque Compliments, produit qui a été rappelé par l’Agence canadienne d’inspection des aliments le 2 octobre.

Super 8 Beef Burgers Recalled

Health and Wellness

Nova Scotia's chief public health officer, Dr. Robert Strang, is alerting the public not to eat Compliments brand Super 8 Beef Burgers that were recalled Oct. 2, by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency.

Paramedics Recognized on Province's First Medic Monday

Health and Wellness

People who have been hurt in a car crash, or called 911 for a loved one having a heart attack, know how important paramedics are.

Review of IWK, Capital Health Policies Expected in October

Health and Wellness

The independent review of the IWK Health Centre and Capital Health mental health and addictions programs, services and policies is expected to be finished in late October.

Prix pour services distingués remis à des ambulanciers

Health and Wellness

Dix-sept ambulanciers paramédicaux de la Nouvelle-Écosse ont reçu la Médaille pour services distingués aujourd'hui, le mercredi 23 septembre, pour leur dévouement à aider les Néo-Écossais au moment où ils en ont le plus besoin.

Awards Recognize Paramedics for Exceptional Service

Health and Wellness

Seventeen Nova Scotia paramedics were awarded the Exemplary Services Medal today, Wednesday, Sept. 23, for their hard work helping Nova Scotians when they are most in need.

Down North Cook House Ordered to Stop Operating

Health and Wellness

Nova Scotians and visitors are advised that the Down North Cook House near Dingwall in Cape Breton is currently operating as a food service establishment without a permit.

Actions Completed East Coast Forensic Report

Justice / Health and Wellness

The province and Capital District Health Authority have completed 17 of 18 actions to protect public safety and strengthen patient rehabilitation at the East Coast Forensic Hospital.

Le programme de pompes à insuline est en vigueur

Health and Wellness

À compter d'aujourd'hui 16 septembre, les familles qui ont des enfants et des jeunes adultes atteints de diabète peuvent commencer à présenter des demandes d'aide financière pour une pompe à insuline et les accessoires connexes.

Insulin Pump Program Up and Running

Health and Wellness

Starting today, Sept. 16, families of children and young adults with diabetes can start applying for help with the cost of an insulin pump and pump supplies.

Province Supports Membertou Sports and Wellness Centre

Health and Wellness

Cape Breton families will enjoy new recreation facilities and healthier futures with a provincial investment in the Membertou Sports and Wellness Centre.