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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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5 fun things to do this long weekend

Victoria Day weekend – Canada’s unofficial start of summer – is almost here. The weather is warming up, gardens are coming into their own and, sure, it might not be swimming weather quite yet, but the…
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How to up your sun safety game this summer

This blog post was submitted by Dalhousie medical student Rachel Dorey As a third-year medical student at Dalhousie University, I’m passionate about raising awareness of skin health and melanoma skin …
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