If fatty liver disease is diagnosed early enough—before it progresses to the inflammatory stage that accelerates scarring and leads to cirrhosis—it can be halted and even reversed with weight loss and lifestyle changes.
On Dec. 10, Dartmouth General Hospital's new front entrance (facing Acadia St.) opens and the old entrance (facing Pleasant St.) will be closed. A new drop-off area and road will lead to the new entrance.
The collaborative emergency centre (CEC) at Musquodobit Valley Memorial Hospital is closed on Friday, December 7, and will reopen on Saturday, December 8 at 8 a.m. due to a lack of physician coverage. Also note a scheduled closure takes place every night from 8 p.m. until 8 a.m.
The emergency department at All Saints Springhill Hospital will be closed from 8 am on December 8 until 8 pm on December 9 (36 hours) and also closed during daytime hours on December 10, 12, 14 and 15.