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Information sheet about staying healthy with diabetes from Diabetes Canada .
A time-honoured symbol of teachers and students, even the humble apple can be an all-day learning opportunity at Wee the West early childhood centre in Bloomfield. “We picked apples and talked about how they come in all shapes and sizes and colours,” Wee the West director Katie Melville says. “We...
A guideline for health care practitioners for the management and control of invasive Haemophilus influenza serotype b (Hib).
Creating jobs for Islanders -, With the Ignition Fund grant it received from the provincial government last year, Island start-up company Exit Speed Inc. was able to get patents for its products, a web site, and a marketing plan. The company – which helps baseball and softball players perfect their...
This handbook provides helpful information about Beach Grove Home and is for residents and their “advocates” (eg. family, friends, supporters).
If you are pregnant and are worried about anxiety or depression, a Public Health Nurse can assist you with completing this, Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS) screening tool, for perinatal/postnatal depression and anxiety. Your Public Health Nurse can also provide you with information...
An innovative provincial government program intended to help seniors with complex health needs stay in their own homes longer has earned a national award. The Caring for Older Adults at Home or in Community (COACH) Program was recognized with the Canadian Frailty Network’s Conference Choice Frailty...
This Sunday (September 30) is Orange Shirt Day, a day for us all to remember and learn from the impact of residential schools on the Indigenous community. Orange Shirt Day is an opportunity for Islanders and Canadians to contemplate what survivors of residential schools endured, and to come...
Even though it was just before her own birthday, Ashley Brown was the one who was giving gifts. While living in Alberta in 2016, Brown gave an 18-month-old girl a quarter of her liver and a second chance at life. A tattoo on her right arm identifies her as a “living donor.” “If you asked me to...