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, […]

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In Nova Scotia physicians and communities work together for better health care

When it comes to physician recruitment and retention, the municipality of Clare, on Nova Scotia’s Acadian shore, has a recipe for success. The five family physicians working in the community were born and raised in the area and returned home […]

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Mentoring the next generation of physicians; Leading recruitment in rural Nova Scotia

Dr. Kenny Yee’s career has not gone how he originally intended, but he says in the end he wouldn’t change a thing.   Born in Malaysia, he completed medical school in Australia and intended to specialize in orthopaedic surgery. Difficulties […]

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Dr. Manohar Bance Makes Impressive Gains In Diagnosing & Treating Hearing Problems

“I have always been a team builder,” says Dr. Manohar Bance. “Brainstorming, developing ideas and bringing people together to discuss them, is an enjoyable and natural impulse for me.”   The surgeon and researcher, who also teaches at Dalhousie Medical […]

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Dr. Jocelyn Foran Gives Kids at Port Williams Elementary A Running Start

When she realized her local elementary school didn’t have a Kids’ Run Club, Dr. Jocelyn Foran took the lead.   “There is no greater stress reliever than a good run,” says Dr. Jocelyn Foran, an anaesthesiologist at Valley Regional Hospital in […]