September 25, 2017

N.S. government to make abortion pill available for free at pharmacies

N.S. government to make abortion pill available for free at pharmacies

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia is overhauling its abortion policies, making the abortion pill available at no cost and removing the requirement for a physician's referral to obtain a surgical abortion. The

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Woman who waited 2 months for abortion says N.S. plan to provide free pill means shame is

Woman who waited 2 months for abortion says N.S. plan to provide free pill means shame is

Melanie Mackenzie waited two months for an abortion four years ago and says the government's plan to remove barriers to abortion will change lives.

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IWK RESPONDS: We are overcome with concern over breach of trust

IWK RESPONDS: We are overcome with concern over breach of trust

Trust is earned over many experiences over many years. But trust is also fragile.

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Hundreds of N.S. doctors speak out against proposed federal tax changes

Hundreds of N.S. doctors speak out against proposed federal tax changes

It’s expected the changes will end up costing doctors in Nova Scotia between $20,000 and $30,000 annually.

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Weed warning: Health Canada to fund cannabis educational campaigns to target youth

Weed warning: Health Canada to fund cannabis educational campaigns to target youth

Health Canada is seeking a contractor to develop a campaign targeting young Canadians about the risks of using cannabis.

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States debating whether to ban abortions after Down syndrome diagnosis

States debating whether to ban abortions after Down syndrome diagnosis

Ohio is looking at a bill that would ban abortions in cases where a pregnant woman has had a positive test result or prenatal diagnosis indicating Down syndrome. Several other states have considered s

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N.S. doctors frustrated with tax changes

N.S. doctors frustrated with tax changes

Hundreds of Nova Scotia doctors came together in a High School cafeteria in Halifax to express their frustrations about planned tax changes.

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Bulletin: Karen Hutt called the cops (August 22-By subscription only)

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Health minister will consider recommendations by Doctors Nova Scotia, but says problems ar

Health minister will consider recommendations by Doctors Nova Scotia, but says problems ar

A province-wide survey by Doctors Nova Scotia concluded physicians are overworked, and many feel they are not able to care for patients the way they should. The province's minister of health says ther

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IWK board confirms hospital made official complaint to Halifax Regional Police

IWK board confirms hospital made official complaint to Halifax Regional Police

The chair of the IWK board of directors says it was the board that filed a formal complaint on Thursday with Halifax Regional Police about possible fiscal mismanagement at the hospital.

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