News releases from Health and Wellness issued in the specified time period (Page 8)

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

Health and Wellness

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

Health and Wellness

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

Health and Wellness

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

Health and Wellness

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

Province Plans Consultation on Seniors' Pharmacare

Health and Wellness

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

Health and Wellness

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

Department Redesign to Improve Focus on Health-care Results

Health and Wellness

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.

Lower Seniors' Pharmacare Co-pays Begin April 1

Health and Wellness

Changes to the Seniors’ Pharmacare program mean Nova Scotians enrolled in the program will soon pay less each time they pick up a prescription.

Commitment to Mental Health Support, Op-ed

Health and Wellness

Mental health and addictions is an important topic. It affects our family and friends in many meaningful ways.

Grants Process Enhances Transparency, External Review

Health and Wellness

The province is asking for interested community groups to apply for mental health and addictions funding under a new, more transparent and accountable grants process.

January is Alzheimer's Awareness Month

Health and Wellness

January 2016 has been proclaimed Alzheimer's Awareness Month in Nova Scotia.

Eligible Nova Scotians Reminded About Insulin Pump Program

Health and Wellness

Before he joined the Nova Scotia Insulin Pump Program, 21-year-old Brian Griffin couldn't leave home without thinking of everything he needed to bring with him.

Interruption du système téléphonique

Emergency Management Office / Health and Wellness

Une interruption du système téléphonique de Bell Aliant a un impact sur le service à l'échelle de la province.

Telephone System Disruption

Emergency Management Office / Health and Wellness

A disruption in the Bell Aliant telephone system is impacting service across the province.

Province Marks HIV-AIDS Awareness Week and 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 Tuesday, Dec. 1.

Tentative Agreement Reached With Medical Residents

Health and Wellness

A tentative agreement was reached Wednesday, Nov. 18, between the employers and the association representing the province's medical residents.

New Legislation Will Modernize Paramedicine Profession

Health and Wellness

Government is increasing public safety by making paramedics a self-regulating profession.

On rappelle aux gens de se faire vacciner contre la grippe avant les Fêtes

Health and Wellness

Les gens se rassembleront bientôt pour célébrer les Fêtes et le virus de la grippe se répandra rapidement, alors on rappelle aux Néo-Écossais de se faire vacciner contre la grippe et de prendre d’autres précautions pour éviter de contracter et de propager la maladie.

Nova Scotians Reminded to Get Flu Shot Before Holidays

Health and Wellness

As people come together to celebrate the holiday season the flu spreads quickly so Nova Scotians are reminded to get their flu shots now and take other precautions to avoid getting sick and spreading the disease.

Government Helps Support New Playground for YWCA Spryfield

Health and Wellness

Children at the YWCA Spryfield Early Learning and Child Care Centre will soon enjoy a new playground thanks to an investment by the province.