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    In search of a better access to primary care services in New Brunswick

    In a universal health system like the one in Canada and New Brunswick, the primary care provider is the first point of access.
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    National Child Day: The Right to Survive and Thrive

    National Child Day

    National Child Day is celebrated every year on November 20 to recognize the rights of children. “This year’s theme is The Right to Survive and Thrive.

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    Life expectancy is getting shorter in New Brunswick

    Consistently over time, every person born in New Brunswick has been expected to live longer on average (life expectancy at birth), compared to previous generations.
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    Variability in health service quality

    While reporting results for the province gives a broad idea about how New Brunswick performs overall, when we look at each region or community separately, we see that local values may vary greatly from the provincial ones.
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    Protective and Risk Factors Explained

    Protective and risk factors are the two elements in the development of resilience. Resilience is often referred to as the ability to bounce back from adversity.

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    Improvement in health care services - is it possible?

    Talk about improving health care services in New Brunswick has existed for as long as health services have existed in New Brunswick. Yet, as we survey New Brunswickers, many have commented on an unmet need for improvement, or how they…

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    Cannabis and youth: by the numbers

    New Brunswickers have differing opinions about the pros and cons of cannabis legalization, but all of our opinions should be based on facts. Currently, here is what we know about usage of cannabis by youth in New Brunswick.
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    Know the risks for heart disease and stroke, by community

    New Brunswick has high rates of heart disease and stroke. We looked at the risks for each of N.B.'s 33 communities.
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    Developing good sleeping habits

    Whether playing in summer or studying during the school year, New Brunswick's youth would benefit from more sleep.