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Doctors Nova Scotia is the medical association that represents all physicians in the province. The association is dedicated to improving patient care and helping Nova Scotians lead healthier lives.

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4 ways to celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day

In Canada, June is National Indigenous History Month, and June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples Day. These occasions offer Canadians of all backgrounds the opportunity to learn about the unique cultu…
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Dr. Gehad Gobran is the new president of Doctors Nova Scotia

Doctors Nova Scotia (DNS) has a new president. Dr. Gehad Gobran, a Halifax-based family physician, was sworn in as DNS’s new president at the association’s annual conference on June 8. “I think we los…
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Meet a family doctor helping Nova Scotians move more

As a physician treating patients at both his family practice and the emergency department at Dartmouth General Hospital, family physician Dr. Peter Leighton sees firsthand how Nova Scotians could bene…
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