Health

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

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

MLAs hear from witnesses at the standing committee on health virtual meeting on Jan. 12.

Long-term care staff in Nova Scotia still overworked and underpaid, MLAs told

Standing committee on health hears chorus of concerns from unions

Jan 15, 2021

A senior is helped into a car after a flu shot, which is not mandatory.

Should a COVID-19 mass vaccination program be mandatory?

'There will be a backlash if you make it mandatory,' says one expert

Dec 16, 2020

Kevin Buakuma-Sayers is stranded in Halifax this holiday season

Students stranded in Halifax for the holidays find new ways to celebrate

Travel restrictions keep students from family during holiday season

Dec 11, 2020