May 31, 2018

This children’s hospital was running low on handmade finger puppets. Now, it’s inundated w

This children’s hospital was running low on handmade finger puppets. Now, it’s inundated w

Employees at the IWK Health Centre were blown away by the worldwide response to a request for donations two years ago. Now they have enough little comfort toys to last several years.

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This children's hospital was running low on handmade finger puppets. Now, it's inundated w

This children's hospital was running low on handmade finger puppets. Now, it's inundated w

By Taryn GrantFor StarMetro HalifaxWed., May 30, 2018HALIFAX—When little Hailey Powell asked if she could take not one, but two handmade finger puppets from a basket at the IWK Health Centre’s welcome

medicalhealthnews.net
IUD 'easily the most effective' birth control for teen girls, Canadian pediatricians say |

IUD 'easily the most effective' birth control for teen girls, Canadian pediatricians say |

Teen girls who are sexually active should be offered long-acting birth control such as an intrauterine device (IUD) front and centre, Canadian Paediatric Society says in a new position statement.

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Canadian Paediatric Society says doctors should offer IUDs as first-line birth control opt

Canadian Paediatric Society says doctors should offer IUDs as first-line birth control opt

IUDs have traditionally not been recommended to young people, but evidence shows they are the most effective form of birth control available for women

theglobeandmail.com
Report: N.S. lagging on health info protection

Report: N.S. lagging on health info protection

Nova Scotia lags behind other provinces when it comes to some aspects of protecting personal health information, according to a report released Wednesday.

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Yarmouth woman, 80, retires from IWK walk after 18 years, $100,000

Yarmouth woman, 80, retires from IWK walk after 18 years, $100,000

A Yarmouth resident who for almost two decades walked annually for the IWK Health Centre — raising $100,000 for the children’s hospital — has decided this year would be her last doing the fundraiser

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