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4 Outdoor Adventures to Take With Your Pals This Summer 


In Nova Scotia, the prime summer weather we wait for all winter seems to vanish all too soon. Nobody could blame us for wanting to maximize the amount of time we spend taking advantage of our province’s pristine beaches, but […]

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 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? […]