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 […]

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Immunizations: A back-to-school essential

As if you don’t have enough to think about now that we’re suddenly in Back to School season, here’s another item for your to-do list: Immunization! Earlier this summer, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control revealed findings that FluMist Quadrivalent – a live […]

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Dr. Mohan Virick wins 2016 Patient’s Choice Award

The winner of the inaugural Doctors Nova Scotia Patient’s Choice Award is Dr. Mohan Virick, a family physician from Sydney, N.S. “I have practised in Nova Scotia for 53 years,” says Dr. Virick, who has dedicated his five-decade career to […]

Permalink to Three Common Health Issues You Probably Don’t Need Tests & Treatment For

Three Common Health Issues You Probably Don’t Need Tests & Treatment For

Did you hurt your lower back shovelling last winter? Are you currently suffering from the common cold or seasonal allergies? What about those restless nights that you lie awake tossing and turning without ever actually falling asleep? Lower back pain, […]