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What do federal tax changes have to do with patient care in Nova Scotia?

Everybody is talking about the proposed federal tax changes and how they’ll affect small business owners, farmers and doctors. But what’s not really being discussed is how these changes will affect the thousands of Nova Scotians who are trying to […]

Permalink to If doctors were asked to heal the health-care system, what would they prescribe? We have the answers.

If doctors were asked to heal the health-care system, what would they prescribe? We have the answers.

Doctors have serious concerns about how they can practise medicine effectively in the current health-care environment. Physicians in nearly every community, specialty and practice type across the province share similar concerns. Many doctors enter medicine because they are called to […]

Permalink to Why are Nova Scotia’s doctors burning out? The answer may surprise you.

Why are Nova Scotia’s doctors burning out? The answer may surprise you.

As patients, the health of our doctors is not something we usually think about. We often take it for granted that the people we consult to help us manage our own health are healthy themselves. But the results of a […]

Permalink to What Every Parent Should Know About Vaccines In Nova Scotia

What Every Parent Should Know About Vaccines In Nova Scotia

Vaccinations are an important part of raising a healthy child. Vaccines are safe and should be administered beginning at two months old and extending well into childhood – here’s a back-to-school primer. “Vaccines are important because they prevent infections that can be quite serious,” […]