health

CannabisClearing the smoke

Medicinal cannabis regulations, limited supply fail to meet patients' high expectations

Mar 28, 2019

The waiting game

Long queues, a kind stranger and the mysterious Dr. Andrew. A night at a Halifax emergency department

Mar 26, 2019

Mary Nkrumah dishes out some African food.

African FoodThe Canadian food guide lacks diversity, says nutrition expert

African food may have the right ingredients, but doesn’t look like the official food guide

Feb 15, 2019

3D printer

Health3D printer emissions may be harmful to your health

Safety awareness lagging behind affordability

Feb 14, 2019

The Nova Scotia Health Authority's Tim Guest responds to questions about patient flow on Tuesday.

healthAmbulance offload delays still a problem one year after critical code campaign

‘This health-care crisis is an emergency,’ says NDP MLA

Feb 13, 2019

Legislature's new standing committee on health at Province House on Jan. 15, 2019.

HealthRocky start to new provincial health committee

Nova Scotia's much anticipated standing committee on health had its first meeting Tuesday

Jan 15, 2019

Prescription opioids for pain management.

AddictionHow Nova Scotia is fighting the opioid problem

Approach includes naloxone kits to improved prescription practices

Dec 5, 2018

Candles are lit to signify the lives of those who’ve died from HIV/AIDS.

HIVAIDS vigil remembers those who’ve died

As Nova Scotia sees spike in HIV cases, the AIDS Coalition of Nova Scotia hosts vigil

Dec 2, 2018

Show hosts Matt Stickland and Robyn Simon in the studio

audio The Signal Podcast: Business, health and university sport culture

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Nov 30, 2018

Qendresa Sahiti, Kathleen Cairns and Alexis Leonard are planning the first Concussion Cafe

HealthNo ‘pity party’ at peer-led discussion group for people with concussions

The meetings will take place in the Canada Games Centre the last Tuesday of every month

Feb 12, 2018

Dolores Nickerson (left), Melanie MacLeod (centre), and Naomi Judah (right) at Parkland in the Gardens.

RETIREMENT‘You hit the nail on the head’: play on senior living brings residents out

Neptune Theatre’s 'Jonas and Barry in the Home’ takes on aging, sex, family and death in seniors residence

Feb 11, 2018

Chris Aucoin answers questions about PrEP at an information session in the Halifax Central Library

HIV/AIDSWhen it comes to HIV, ‘an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure’

Recently approved AIDS/HIV pill brings 'peace of mind' to those who can afford it

Feb 2, 2018

Minister Delorey speaks to journalists at the Department of Health and Wellness on Tuesday, Jan. 30.

Health careNova Scotia to save millions in national generic drug deal, minister says

Public drug programs in Nova Scotia currently cost $270 million

Jan 31, 2018