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The Halifax Mooseheads do yoga to help with mental and physical relaxation before the playoffs in spring 2019.

Hockey and yoga: there is space for both

Aggression is common in men’s hockey and introducing yoga has become part of a larger conversation

Feb 13, 2020

Dr. Souvik Mitra is a neonatologist at the IWK Health Centre.

Halifax researcher seeks 'one unified treatment' for heart condition in preterm babies

Patent ductus arteriosus affects about half of extremely premature babies — and there's no national treatment practice

Feb 3, 2020

Halifax Transit driver Darrell Spurr said brightening someone's day is like watching them unwrap a Christmas present.

Life's an open road for this Halifax bus driver

'If you’re tense all your life, you’re not going to have a very long life'

Feb 2, 2020

Eggplant, steaming hot from the oven.

New kosher cooking class invites you to take a bite out of Jewish culture

The food industry has seen a surge in kosher food, and this new cooking series explores what keeping kosher is really like

Jan 28, 2020

NSHA says regular testing and safe-sex practices are effective  ways to prevent syphilis.

Syphilis infections in the province are on the rise. Is there a strategy to fight it?

Researcher and Halifax Sexual Health Clinic push to normalize blood-borne STI testing

Jan 27, 2020

Eight nurses were exposed to synthetic THC at the East Coast Forensic Hospital in Burnside.

Exposure to synthetic drug sends nurses to the doctor

Nurses at forensic hospital report safety issues, some refuse work

Jan 25, 2020

Paul Vienneau and his smiling shovel.

'There’s a lot of stuff to get done': Disability activist has big plans for 2020

Paul Vienneau, the wheelchair user who shovels neglected snow and ice, wants a more accessible city hall

Jan 23, 2020

A grocery store's produce section.

Should the government be responsible for feeding its citizens?

Three panelists discussed the issue of food insecurity and what needs to change

Jan 20, 2020

The Halifax Nordic Ski club offers access to six parks across the municipality. Lorenzo Caterini hopes the grass trail at Oakfield will lead to a longer season.

‘We’re pumped to have a new venue’: New cross-country ski trail opens in Oakfield

New partnership aims to keep youth engaged with the sport

Jan 17, 2020