At a time when many Nova Scotians are desperate to find a family physician, one clinic says an alarming number of its patients simply skip their appointments with no excuse. It’s now posting the total number of no-shows each month.
The IWK Hospital in Halifax is the first facility in North America to offer a new surgery to correct curves in the spine. The surgeon performing the procedure says it’s less invasive and less expensive, but warns there is no long-term research to test the results.
The new fees have helped cover the cost of responding to false alarms but they have done nothing to reduce the number of false alarm calls.
When the snow starts to fly, border services officer Christopher McIntosh has a good idea what he’ll find in the luggage of Halifax vacationers returning from down south, and they often don’t know about a potential danger.
Dr. Dena Churchill owns and operates Oxford Chiropractic Inc. She also markets herself as an author and public speaker, writes a blog called DrSexyMom, and runs a Facebook page billing herself as “Innovator in Women’s Health and Wellness.”
Northwood retirement home has been enjoying the company of a new resident lately — Toaster the rabbit.
The Nova Scotia Court of Appeal rejected Dr. Gabrielle Horne’s appeal and reduced the damages awarded to her to $ 800,000 from $ 1.4 million, but her lawyer says it’s still the highest penalty handed down in Canada.
Fourteen cases of mumps have been confirmed in the Halifax region, the highest number since an outbreak in 2007. CBC | Health News
If the commissioner of the Canadian Football League has it his way, there will be 10 teams in the league under his watch. “It’s the unfilled part of our national dream to have the Maritimes have a football team,” Randy Ambrosie told CBC Sports. “In everyone’s life and career there are defining moments. This would […]
A group of business people are making a play for a Canadian Football League franchise in Halifax. The league confirmed Thursday it has been in touch with a group interested securing a team for the municipality, which has a population of about 410,000. Halifax regional council met this week with representatives from the group and the CFL. The meeting […]