It’s cold and flu season. While healthy people recover from a cold or the flu in relatively quick fashion, these illnesses can have a greater impact on young children, the elderly or people with weakened immune systems or chronic illnesses including hospital patients and long-term care residents.
Thinking about stopping smoking? Some Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) staff in Cape Breton are using Weedless Wednesday (Jan. 24) as an opportunity to remind people that help is available to stop smoking.
As part of work to improve access to blood collection, Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) is opening a new clinic at the Community Wellness Centre at 16 Dentith Road in Spryfield. It officially opens up Tuesday.
Nova Scotia Health Authority’s (NSHA) Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program is conducting a review of cancer services in Yarmouth, Digby and Shelburne counties, to determine the feasibility and sustainability of adding radiation therapy services at Yarmouth Regional Hospital.
When individuals need mental health and addictions services and supports, barriers like stigma can often stand in the way.
Les gens qui ont besoin des services de santé mentale et de traitement des dépendances ont souvent des obstacles à surmonter, comme la stigmatization.
Citizens and researchers in Nova Scotia and across Canada are working together to understand how well people are aging, what factors have the greatest influence, and how policies and programs impact people's well-being with age.