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Living Healthy

Around the time stand-up comedian Marc Sauvé turned 40, he discovered a lump near his shoulder blade. “It was super itchy,” he recalls. “It drove me crazy.” At...

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Dr. Yang Gu is the director of the oral pathology clinic at the faculty of dentistry, Dalhousie University in Halifax.

Are you overly sensitive

You’ve been looking forward to that heaping dish of chocolate mint fudge ice cream – and anticipation is about to become reality. But instead of saying, “Oh,...
Van Morrison, an exuberant 11-year-old who lives with spinal muscular atrophy, Type 2.

Patient's Story: Game Changer

At six months of age, Van Bernard’s parents noticed he wasn’t meeting typical gross motor skills milestones. He could sit unattended, but he had to be...

Nutrition: Taking the scale out

How do you define health? For many people, a ‘healthy’ weight comes top of mind. We live in a very weight-focused society driven by many factors, including society...
Architect rendering of the front of Hospice Halifax, which is due to open in the spring of 2019.

Healthy Happenings Winter 2018

The weather was perfect and it was a record-breaking year for the QE2 Foundation’s fourth annual Ride for Cancer on September 29th. More than 550 cyclists...
Emma Logan with used hearing aids destined to help people in the Dominican Republic.

Hearing for all

Emma Logan is a young woman on a mission. A native of Halifax, NS, Emma lost her ability to hear at the age of 13 months after a bout of meningitis, and has...
Susan Hoover

What is Homeopathy Anyway?

“It was a miracle cure,” says Susan Hoover about a homeopathic treatment for poison ivy. Several decades ago, the Nova Scotian had what she called an extreme...