March 21, 2018

New mental health curriculum coming to Island schools next September

New mental health curriculum coming to Island schools next September

A group of 30 teachers, principals and mental health professionals gathered in Summerside, P.E.I., last week for training that aims to improve how mental health is taught in P.E.I. classrooms.

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Child Safety Link: Everyday Dangers Prevention

Child Safety Link: Everyday Dangers Prevention

Child Safety Link's Chantal Walsh & student Madeline Balardo share some tips for prevention of everyday dangers in your purse.

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100+ Women Who Care Halifax celebrate fifth anniversary

100+ Women Who Care Halifax celebrate fifth anniversary

100+ Women Who Care Halifax celebrated its fifth anniversary on Tuesday, March 6, by donating money to a worthy local charitable organization.

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EDITORIAL: A good start for family doctors, Mr. Premier

EDITORIAL: A good start for family doctors, Mr. Premier

On Monday, Stephen McNeil tried to push the reset button on his government’s tattered relationship with many Nova Scotia family doctors.

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Budget’s health spending falls short, critics say

Budget’s health spending falls short, critics say

Health-care spending, particularly for long-term care and mental health, fell short in Tuesday’s provincial budget, opposition MLAs and organizations said.

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Judge approves $1.3M settlement in suit over unsterilized forceps used on women

Judge approves $1.3M settlement in suit over unsterilized forceps used on women

A court has approved a settlement of nearly $1.3 million in a class-action lawsuit against a New Brunswick hospital over the use of unsterilized biopsy forceps on women over a 14-year period.

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Paper documents in hospitals not always properly destroyed: study

Paper documents in hospitals not always properly destroyed: study

Canadian researchers who spent days diving into recycling dumpsters have found that a disturbing amount of paperwork containing patients’ personal information fails to get properly destroyed in hospit

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Moms talk strep A after childbirth: ‘I was just scared that I would sleep and not wake up’

Moms talk strep A after childbirth: ‘I was just scared that I would sleep and not wake up’

Three Canadian moms share their experiences contracting strep A infections after giving birth — and the importance of being your own advocates.

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'I felt like an afterthought': How this woman aims to change the childbirth experience in

'I felt like an afterthought': How this woman aims to change the childbirth experience in

New mother Kate Macdonald has gathered feedback on St. Joseph’s Family Birthing Centre in Toronto from over 400 mothers on a website she founded called The Reproductive Justice Story Project.

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'We're failing some children:' Women struggling to put food on table may be less likely to

'We're failing some children:' Women struggling to put food on table may be less likely to

Canadian women who worry about making ends meet are less likely to continue to breastfeed their baby compared with other women, say researchers who are calling for more supports for vulnerable familie

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