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Living Healthy

After a shoulder injury sent her to hospital in excruciating pain, Donna Gillespie was desperate for relief but wary of resorting to pain medication, as she...

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He Shoots, He Scores, He Loses A Tooth!

It was late on a Friday afternoon when Dr. Dana Coles got an emergency call from the mother of a young patient. The girl was playing field hockey and suffered a...

The Dental Exam – A Quiz for Atlantic Canadians

What’s your dentist actually doing in there? Test your knowledge of the dental exam and discover what important information your mouth holds about your oral...

Practicing Wellness

“It’s ike you’re being slowly pushed down in mud and you’re drowning.” That’s how university student Isabella Redgate describes an episode of depression. “There’s...
Alison MacDougall, a registered dental hygienist with Cornwall Dental Care in Prince Edward Island.

Manual vs. Electric – Does It Matter?

In 1855 Swedish watchmaker Frederick Tornberg invented the world’s first mechanical toothbrush. Today, toothbrushes of all sizes, shapes and designs can be...

Eat Your Veggies (and fruit)

Most of us have grown up hearing “Eat your veggies, they’re good for you!” or have been told to have a piece of fruit if hungry.
Managing Children’s Pain

Healthy Happenings: Fall 2017

Dalhousie University faculty and students are leading an IWK Health Centre initiative to bring the neonatal intensive care unit closer to parents through...