News releases from Health and Wellness issued in the specified time period (Page 38)

New Program Helps Provide Better Health Care for Seniors

Health and Wellness

Seniors in some nursing homes now have access to enhanced on-site health care from highly trained paramedics, avoiding unnecessary trips to the hospital.

Program to Help Seniors Stay in Homes, Communities

Health and Wellness

Seniors will receive more support to stay in their own homes and communities as part of government's plan to provide better care sooner.

Thaw Risky for Trail Users

Natural Resources (to July 2018) / Health and Wellness

Trail users in the province should be cautious as warming temperatures lead to thawing and risky ice conditions.

Program Reduces Wait Times for Orthopedic Patients

Health and Wellness

Nova Scotians needing knee and hip replacements are receiving better care before surgery and seeing specialists sooner.

Protect Your Kidneys-Save Your Heart Op-ed

Health and Wellness

What does the health of your kidneys have to do with keeping your heart healthy? Everything.

National Dialogue on Childhood Obesity Launched

Health and Wellness

Maureen MacDonald, Minister of Health and Wellness, along with her federal, provincial and territorial colleagues, today, March 7 launched Our Health Our Future: A National Dialogue on Healthy Weights.

Funding Targets Shared with District Health Authorities

Health and Wellness

The province is holding the line on the budgets of the nine district health authorities and the IWK for the coming year.

Minister Applauds Physicians

Health and Wellness

Health and Wellness Minister Maureen MacDonald is praising the leadership of Doctors Nova Scotia members after they voted to amend their master agreement, which helps the province live within its means.

L'activité grippale augmente dans la province

Health and Wellness

Alors que de plus en plus de cas de grippe saisonnière sont confirmés, on encourage les Néo-Écossais à se faire vacciner et à prendre des mesures de prévention pour éviter de contracter la grippe.

Province Sees Flu Activity Begin To Rise

Health and Wellness

With more cases of seasonal flu confirmed, Nova Scotians are encouraged to get immunized and take preventative action to avoid getting sick with the flu.

Province Sees Flu Activity Begin To Rise

Health and Wellness

With more cases of seasonal flu confirmed, Nova Scotians are encouraged to get immunized and take preventative action to avoid getting sick with the flu.

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Speech Services Extended to Acadian and Francophone Pre-Schoolers

Health and Wellness

French-speaking families in Nova Scotia can now benefit from speech-language support for pre-school children in their own language.

Des services d'orthophonie sont maintenant offerts aux enfants acadiens et francophones d'âge préscolaire

Health and Wellness

Les familles francophones de la Nouvelle-Écosse bénéficient maintenant de services d'orthophonie pour les enfants d'âge préscolaire dans leur propre langue.

La distribution pour les spectacles à la Grand-Place des célébrations à midi

Health and Wellness

Les Jeux du Canada de 2011 à Halifax annoncent aujourd'hui, le 31 janvier, la distribution pour les spectacles de la Grand-Place des célébrations à midi pendant deux semaines.

Campaign Aims to Keep Teens Smoke-free

Health and Wellness

A lot more young Nova Scotians will never start smoking, if the province and some nine-foot-dinosaurs have their way.

Use of Healthlink 811 on the Rise

Health and Wellness

More Nova Scotians are taking advantage of Healthlink 811 for health-related advice, leading to better care sooner.

Team Nova Scotia Flag Bearers Named for Canada Games

Health and Wellness

Hockey player Ryan Falkenham of Halifax and Judoka Whitney Lohnes of Bridgewater will have the distinction of serving as Team Nova Scotia captains and proudly carrying the flag during the opening and closing ceremonies at the Halifax 2011 Canada Winter Games.

Nova Scotians Urged to Get Free Flu Shot

Health and Wellness

With the height of the flu season set to begin, Nova Scotians are reminded of the importance of getting a free flu shot.

Governments Celebrate Completion of Canada Games Centre

Health and Wellness

The stage is set to welcome Canadian athletes to Halifax with the grand opening of the Canada Games Centre, a multi-purpose training and community recreation facility that will benefit Nova Scotians.