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Medical Students Mentor the Next Generation of Runners with Kids’ Run Club

For the past few months, medical students from Dalhousie University have been lacing up their sneakers to help coach Kids’ Run Clubs at schools across Halifax. At Westmount Elementary, medical students Louis Martin, Kirsten Weagle, Emily Sheppard and Brandon Scott […]

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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,” […]

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Medical students in action: Alison Spurr and Kids’ Run Club

Before she’d even learned to walk herself, Dalhousie Medical School student Alison Spurr’s 11-month-old daughter helped dozens of kids learn to run. During Ms. Spurr’s maternity leave, she and her daughter participated in a program called Roots of Empathy. Their visits to […]