November 22, 2017

CTV Atlantic: Kitch to be honoured

CTV Atlantic: Kitch to be honoured

CTV News has learned the former IWK CEO whose expenses are under investigation will soon be honoured as one of Canada's most powerful women.

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Former IWK CEO in expense scandal made top powerful women list | CBC News

Former IWK CEO in expense scandal made top powerful women list | CBC News

Tracy Kitch stepped down in August before an audit found she expensed $47K in personal charges.

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Former IWK CEO to be recognized as one of Canada’s most powerful women

Former IWK CEO to be recognized as one of Canada’s most powerful women

CTV News has learned the former CEO of the IWK Health Centre - whose expense claims are still under investigation by police and the auditor general - is about to be honoured as one of Canada's 100 mos

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Nova Scotia still has highest rate of child poverty in Atlantic Canada: report

Nova Scotia still has highest rate of child poverty in Atlantic Canada: report

More than 1 in 5 children were living in poverty in Nova Scotia in 2015.

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Availability of family doctors in N.S. goes under the Auditor General’s microscope

Availability of family doctors in N.S. goes under the Auditor General’s microscope

The auditor general's report comes amid warnings from Doctors Nova Scotia that the shortage of family doctors will only worsen as more doctors retire, and the list of people waiting for a family docto

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Family doctors decry ‘asinine’ pay bump for other physicians in Nova Scotia

Family doctors decry ‘asinine’ pay bump for other physicians in Nova Scotia

A new payment model and pay bump for hospitalists in Nova Scotia has family doctors crying foul.

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1 in 5 New Brunswick children and youth living in poverty: report

1 in 5 New Brunswick children and youth living in poverty: report

New Brunswick continues to have among the highest youth poverty rates in the country, according to a report released today by the Human Development Council.

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Health Canada doesn't know if its dental programs benefiting Indigenous Canadians: report

Health Canada doesn't know if its dental programs benefiting Indigenous Canadians: report

Auditor General Michael Ferguson says First Nations and Inuit populations have nearly twice as much dental disease as other Canadians.

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More funding approved for in-hospital doc program

More funding approved for in-hospital doc program

The provincial government and Doctors Nova Scotia have reached an agreement to try to address a doctor shortage, but it’s not the one that’s been dominating headlines for more than a year.

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Nova Scotia doctor shortage plan hampered by poor communications, says AG

Nova Scotia doctor shortage plan hampered by poor communications, says AG

The Nova Scotia government has a plan to try to deal with the shortage of doctors in the province but is doing a poor job of communicating that plan, according to Nova Scotia's Auditor General Michael

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Parents can help minimize children's pain from vaccinations, study says

Parents can help minimize children's pain from vaccinations, study says

The way parents react when their children get needles not only affects how much distress and pain they experience at that moment, but also during future vaccinations, researchers say.

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Pregnant women who sleep on their backs double the risk of stillbirth: study

Pregnant women who sleep on their backs double the risk of stillbirth: study

Health experts say if you're pregnant, you should be sleeping on your side.

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Self-harm, suicide attempts climb among U.S. girls, study says

Self-harm, suicide attempts climb among U.S. girls, study says

Attempted suicides, drug overdoses, cutting and other types of self-injury have increased substantially in U.S. girls, a 15-year study of emergency room visits found.

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