Health

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

1 week ago

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

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

Grace El Hawary (far left) and Isabelle Drohan (second from left) hand over the masks to the NECHC at the end of their campaign.

Halifax students give back to the community by collecting hundreds of face masks

The students collected 600 masks in total

Jan 28, 2021

Bob Grundy and his wife at the veterans affairs committee meeting on Tuesday

N.S. veterans affairs committee rallies around PTSD facility

The committee heard from Rally Point Retreat on Tuesday

Jan 22, 2021

You can apply to volunteer on the Nova Scotia Health website

Nova Scotians ready to lend a hand in COVID-19 vaccination push

Province says they need volunteers with all kinds of skills to help roll out vaccine

Jan 20, 2021

Alec Stratford is the executive director of the Nova Scotia College of Social Workers.

New report calls for better use of social workers in N.S. mental health services

The Nova Scotia College of Social Workers released a report last week

Jan 19, 2021