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

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 How to Be a Quitter: Tips to help you stop smoking

How to Be a Quitter: Tips to help you stop smoking

It’s a well-established fact that smoking is bad for your health. Tobacco consumption affects you at every level – it damages your skin and hair, yellows your teeth, affects your ability to taste and smell, damages your organs and fills […]

Permalink to Why Your Kids Probably Need More Sleep

Why Your Kids Probably Need More Sleep

  Have you noticed how easily kids go to sleep after playing in a basketball tournament or spending an afternoon riding bikes with friends? Or how they seem more restless, agitated or hyperactive at bedtime after a movie marathon on […]

Permalink to Before You Move: A Canadian health care primer

Before You Move: A Canadian health care primer

The American presidential election is just a week away, and people from both political camps and all walks of life (even TV stars) are talking about moving to Canada if their candidate isn’t elected. (If you’re an American thinking about coming to […]

Permalink to Halloween and Autism: How to plan an inclusive celebration

Halloween and Autism: How to plan an inclusive celebration

Many of us have fond childhood memories of Halloween. There is a lot to love about trick or treating and dressing up in costumes. But Halloween can also be a confusing holiday for some children. Who is really behind that mask? […]

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Make Gratitude Your Attitude this Thanksgiving

  Thanksgiving is traditionally a celebration of the harvest and an opportunity to eat well and be grateful for the good things in life. It’s also an occasion that can come with stress around the sometimes complicated relationships that exist in any […]