Although colon cancer is not in the spotlight like breast and prostate cancer, it is the second-most common cancer in Nova Scotia in both women and men. And, rates are higher in Atlantic Canada than the rest of the country.
A new patient capacity process is being adopted at New Waterford Consolidated Hospital’s emergency department (ED)/collaborative emergency centre (CEC) this month. The process is being put in place to better manage the flow of patients through the ED/CEC and to provide support to physicians working in the department prior to closures.
This week NSHA is celebrating a big milestone in the redevelopment of the Dartmouth General Hospital with the official opening of their new entrance.
Find out why the redevelopment here means more to the community than just new buildings.
If fatty liver disease is diagnosed early enough—before it progresses to the inflammatory stage that accelerates scarring and leads to cirrhosis—it can be halted and even reversed with weight loss and lifestyle changes.