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January 2018

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Thursday, January 25, 2018
Members of the Lions Clubs of Nova Scotia were on the Dalhousie campus on January 18 to present funds they raised for the Dalhousie Hearing Aid Assistance Program (DHAAP), offered by the School of Human Communication Disorders. DHAAP provides refurbished hearing aids to low-income seniors who would otherwise not be able to afford them.
Trudi Smith  –  Dal Health in the News
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Read "Abortion pill still largely out of reach for most women in Nova Scotia." Chronicle Herald - January 23, 2018
Trudi Smith  –  Dal Health in the News
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Read "Stop blaming obese people for obesity, when Halifax Planning is more to blame." Halifax Metro - January 21, 2018
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
The School of Health Sciences is partnering with the Lung Association and the Lions Clubs to help Nova Scotians breathe better. Students in the Respiratory Therapy program are helping to refurbish Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) and Bilevel Positive Airway Pressure (BiPap) machines for the Lung Association of Nova Scotia’s Sleep Apnea Refurbishment Program.
Colleen MacDonald  –  News, Dal Health Achievements
Thursday, January 18, 2018
After the devastating effects of the Halifax Explosion, the need for public health nursing expertise became a priority. In 1920, Dalhousie University offered the first Canadian program in public health nursing for graduate students.  
Trudi Smith  –  Dal Health in the News
Wednesday, January 3, 2018
Read "CDC’s word ban—the placement of politics over science is part of a larger pattern" BMJ Opinion - January 3. 2018