News releases from Health and Wellness issued in the specified time period (Page 18)

Patients of Halifax Pediatrician May Need Re-vaccination

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Patients of Dr. William Vitale are being notified that some may need to be re-vaccinated to be properly protected against preventable disease.

Government Investing in Health Facilities

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Nova Scotians who need dialysis treatment and other health services will benefit from investments in facilities and projects.

New Policy for Reporting Serious Events

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The province is working with health care partners to enhance patient safety with a new policy that improves and standardizes reporting serious incidents.

Province to Release Report on Involuntary Psychiatric Treatment Act

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The province will consider recommendations to improve the effectiveness and strength of the Involuntary Psychiatric Treatment Act.

Report on Mental Health and Addictions Services Released

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An independent reviewer has released her report on child and adolescent mental health and addictions services in Halifax Regional Municipality.

New Equipment to Improve Health Care

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Patients who need surgery, vital signs monitoring and cancer care will soon benefit from new medical equipment.

Helmet Law Effective at Reducing Head and Brain Injuries, Op-Ed

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Recently, some Nova Scotians have been making the news for their objection to the law requiring them to wear helmets while riding bicycles.

Minister Marks World AIDS Day

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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

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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

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

Communities Across Nova Scotia Welcome New Family Doctors

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

Nourish Nova Scotia Helps Start Healthy Eating Habits Early

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.