May 7, 2018

New IWK specialist helping kids achieve life goals — like going to the mall | CBC News

New IWK specialist helping kids achieve life goals — like going to the mall | CBC News

Dr. Jordan Sheriko is the first pediatric physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist at the IWK Health Centre. He's one of a small but growing field in Canada.

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New IWK specialist helping kids achieve life goals — like going to the mall

New IWK specialist helping kids achieve life goals — like going to the mall

In a large room filled with stairs, a basketball net and railings, four-year-old Elliot Little plays cards as Dr. Jordan Sheriko looks on.Elliot beams as he matches two pictures of fish.This isn't how

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Midwifery coalition calls for expanded service

Midwifery coalition calls for expanded service

The mood was celebratory at the IWK Health Centre’s midwifery headquarters in Dartmouth on Friday. Midwives, parents and officials filled the clinic in a gathering ahead of International Day of th

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Glace Bay girl returns home cancer free

Glace Bay girl returns home cancer free

What started off as a very difficult battle for a Cape Breton girl now has a happy ending, thanks to a lot of determination and support from her community. After nearly a year of battling through bone

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LETHBRIDGE: We lurch from one pseudo-crisis to another

LETHBRIDGE: We lurch from one pseudo-crisis to another

Sometimes, it seems as though we are in a “crisis” crisis. By this I mean that we are increasingly in the clutches of the the word “crisis.” A quick Googling of the word produced 156 million reference

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The art of caring: Why nursing matters more than ever

The art of caring: Why nursing matters more than ever

Nursing is not one thing, that’s why it’s hard to get at. It is everything

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Heart disease is the number one killer of women – so why is no one talking about it?

Heart disease is the number one killer of women – so why is no one talking about it?

Twenty-five thousand women die from heart disease every year, yet the medical establishment and the general public still view it as a men’s health issue

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Study calls for closer evaluation of pregnant women who have had previous C-sections

Study calls for closer evaluation of pregnant women who have had previous C-sections

Research shows higher rates of complications for patients who attempt vaginal birth in pregnancies after cesareans

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Breast cancer: discovery of a protein linked to metastasis

Breast cancer: discovery of a protein linked to metastasis

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We need to talk about death, say parents of kids with life-limiting illnesses | CBC Radio

We need to talk about death, say parents of kids with life-limiting illnesses | CBC Radio

Parents question why the medical system doesn't include death in their conversations with families, particularly those with "medically fragile" children.

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