April 9, 2018

A mom’s journey through heartache with a 2-pound newborn

A mom’s journey through heartache with a 2-pound newborn

I will never forget standing in the freezing, empty stillness of the IWK Health Centre’s parking lot, filled with a dread and longing too painful to recall. It felt as if my very cells were draining o

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Physical activity for children with disabilities highlighted at Halifax parasport expo

Physical activity for children with disabilities highlighted at Halifax parasport expo

A wide variety of adaptive activities and programs were showcased at the Parasport and Recreation Expo at the BMO Centre on Saturday.

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New unit at IWK will allow parents to stay by their baby's side

New unit at IWK will allow parents to stay by their baby's side

When the IWK Health Centre's new neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) opens its doors next week in Halifax, it will be the first time all four members of Thomas White's family will sleep in the same ro

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Hospital News 2018 April Edition

Hospital News 2018 April Edition

Focus: Health Care Transformation, eHealth, Mobile Health and Medical Imaging. Special eHealth Conference Supplement.

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Health care unions, employer to meet for talks as strike vote looms

Health care unions, employer to meet for talks as strike vote looms

The council announced last month that it would be seeking a province wide strike vote as negotiations with their employers have come to stand still.

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OPINION: Expectations placed on students can hurt their mental health

OPINION: Expectations placed on students can hurt their mental health

A shocking one in five university students report experiencing mental health issues. As noted in his recent opinion piece, “Stop pushing mental-health panic button,” (March 31) Dr.

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Halifax hospital’s new unit allows parents with premature babies to stay together  | Toron

Halifax hospital’s new unit allows parents with premature babies to stay together | Toron

The IWK Health Centre unveiled new rooms for families who are in the specialized unit for possibly extended stays after their babies are born.

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Some Canadians turning to sun-soaked foreign fertility clinics for 'procreation vacations'

Some Canadians turning to sun-soaked foreign fertility clinics for 'procreation vacations'

Some Canadian couples struggling to get pregnant are giving up on Canadian fertility clinics and heading south for vacation packages with claims of successful fertilization.

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Told she had 3 months to live, she beat childhood cancer against all odds

Told she had 3 months to live, she beat childhood cancer against all odds

Samantha Youakim was diagnosed with liver cancer as a child and was given three months to live. Now, she's been cancer free for 10 years.

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Nova Scotia removes maternity leave penalties for municipal councillors

Nova Scotia removes maternity leave penalties for municipal councillors

Under current legislation, councillors automatically lose their seats if they miss three consecutive council meetings.

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