June 1, 2018

Family thankful for IWK

Family thankful for IWK

New parents explain how grateful they are for the care they are receiving at the IWK after their newborn preemie needed emergency surgery.

atlantic.ctvnews.ca
THE WEEKENDER: Inside or outside, there’s plenty to do this weekend

THE WEEKENDER: Inside or outside, there’s plenty to do this weekend

If there was ever a weekend to send up some love and light, and maybe a doughnut, to the weather gods, this would be it.

thechronicleherald.ca
Is ABA therapy harmful or helpful for kids with autism?

Is ABA therapy harmful or helpful for kids with autism?

Applied Behaviour Analysis is widely used and funded across Canada, but some people with autism spectrum disorder say it causes lasting trauma.

todaysparent.com
Constables charged in man's police-cell death going to trial in October 2019

Constables charged in man's police-cell death going to trial in October 2019

Two special constables charged in connection with the death of a man found unresponsive in a Halifax police cell almost two years ago won’t go to trial until fall 2019.

atlantic.ctvnews.ca
N.S. to work on health info privacy: minister

N.S. to work on health info privacy: minister

The provincial health minister said gaps in processes that protect personal health information will be addressed.

thechronicleherald.ca
Island baby waiting for heart transplant at Hospital for Sick Kids | The Guardian

Island baby waiting for heart transplant at Hospital for Sick Kids | The Guardian

Bexx Wells was diagnosed with hypoplastic right heart syndrome, a congenital heart defect that affects the way the organ works and impacts blood and oxygen levels

theguardian.pe.ca
Halt on electronic medical record systems frustrates Halifax surgeon

Halt on electronic medical record systems frustrates Halifax surgeon

Dr. Michael Gross doesn’t mince words when expressing his opinion of health-care administration in Nova Scotia.

thechronicleherald.ca
Most women eventually develop diabetes or high blood pressure. But you don’t have to

Most women eventually develop diabetes or high blood pressure. But you don’t have to

Experts say that diabetes, hypertension and high cholesterol aren't inevitable — even though a study found most people develop one of these eventually.

globalnews.ca
UN health agency backs away from call to tax sugary drinks

UN health agency backs away from call to tax sugary drinks

The World Health Organization is backing away from its own call two years ago for taxing sugary drinks, in a new report that some experts slammed as being "conspicuously limp."

ctvnews.ca
Canadian pediatricians recommend IUDs as first choice for birth control in teen girls

Canadian pediatricians recommend IUDs as first choice for birth control in teen girls

‘What we’re saying is this should be an option and this should be something that we think about that leads our list of options’

nationalpost.com