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Nova Scotia chief medical officer Robert Strang said public health is working on a plan to prevent meningitis B from further spread at the province's universities.

Province, universities begin work on meningitis safety plan

Public health takes first steps toward plan to prevent further campus spread

Jan 19, 2023

Books by Heart is aimed at providing east-coast ebooks to patients in hopes of improving their mental health.

Connections through crisis: Books by Heart launches at King’s

UKC and NS Health promote patient mental health through Atlantic literature

Nov 25, 2022

IAPMD’s executive director Sandi MacDonald poses for her portrait at the University of King’s College in Halifax on March 16, 2021.

Halifax woman’s non-profit offers support for people with premenstrual disorders

International Association for Premenstrual Disorders (IAPMD) has just started providing live peer support sessions for people locally and around the globe

Apr 7, 2021

Customers are prompted to text 11011 before entering restaurants for contact-tracing

Halifax restaurants innovate to earn customer trust

Restaurants are using digital contact tracing technology to ensure diners are safe during COVID

Mar 23, 2021

Photo illustration of person with health card. Health card numbers are being collected to develop race-based health data model in Nova Scotia.

Researchers work with African Nova Scotian communities in Dartmouth on health registry

OmiSoore Dryden’s project Don’t Count Us Out! began in summer 2020

Feb 12, 2021

Occupational therapists Karen Joudrey (left) and Chris McWilliam (right)

Halifax occupational therapists weigh in on how to work best from home

Two Halifax OT's share advice on how to better manage remote work

Feb 11, 2021

Photo illustration of someone being handed a rose.

'People did a lot of reflection': How dating in Halifax has changed during COVID-19

Halifax experts and those looking for love discuss the pandemic, and what post-COVID dating looks like

Feb 11, 2021

Ristorante a Mano is one of several downtown Halifax restaurants that have set up outdoor shelters for diners

Downtown Halifax restaurants try something new for the cold winter months

Restaurants around the city have been setting up heated outdoor shelters to improve capacity and comfort diners

Feb 5, 2021

Carrot lox from Real Fake Meats in Halifax.

Veganuary an experiment for these Haligonians

The month-long commitment to veganism proved to be popular among some Atlantic Canadians

Feb 4, 2021