Dr. Ron El-Hawary has operated on young spines twisted by scoliosis at the IWK Health Centre for 13 years but the results still amaze him.
Record-setting Paralympian Mark Arendz is coming off a successful Winter Games in Pyeongchang. Now his aim is to inspire future athletes with disabilities — starting at the same childrens' health cent
Mark Arendz lost his left arm when he fell into a grain auger on his family farm on Prince Edward Island when he was seven. Now 28 and a Paralympic champion, he returns to the Maritimes to inspire sic
In her north-end Halifax home, Martha Paynter’s laptop sits open on the dining room table, which also serves as a makeshift work desk. Her three-year-old daughter plays quietly nearby.
In 1997, Jodi-Lynn Damon was the first known baby in the world to be diagnosed with portal vein thrombosis, a blockage or narrowing of the portal vein by a blood clot. Now, 21 years later, she's recon
First at Five puts the spotlight on preparations for the 34th annual IWK Telethon for Children.
Former IWK Champions Child – Spencer Mackay – premiers his debut short film 'Same Nightmare'.
Supporters of the IWK Health Foundation ponied up a record-breaking telethon weekend again this year.
When Van Bernard of Halifax was eight months old, his family noticed he was not growing as he should, and his gross motor skills were not developing.
For years Maritimers have opened their hearts and pocket books to support the IWK Telethon for Children, and this year was no different, as the Telethon raised a record-breaking $6,580,266.71.
After his son was born safely at the IWK Health Centre in Halifax nearly 17 years ago, Mike MacKenzie wanted to show his gratitude. For the past 15 years, the Island EMS paramedic has been the commun
The IWK Telethon for Children made the announcement on Sunday that a record-setting amount had been raised for the children’s hospital in Halifax.
A new incentive program continues to boost the number of Nova Scotians with doctors, the provincial government said Friday.
The province’s integrated health authority is moving toward making its dealings more public, the minister of health says.
Most women with the most common form of early-stage breast cancer can safely skip chemotherapy without hurting their chances of beating the disease, doctors are reporting from a landmark study that us
A new bill to decriminalize payments for surrogacy wades into contentious ethical territory where the implications go far beyond paying for a thank-you gift.
Infant botulism can be fatal, and there have been six cases in Canada this year. Here’s everything you need to know about the rare type of food poisoning and honey