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Online tool aims to improve surgical experience for children with ASD

An online tool is being tested in hopes of helping children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), their families and healthcare providers feel more comfortable when it comes time for surgery. Building Alliances for Autism Needs in Clinical Encounters: Surgery Edition (BALANCE) teaches healthcare providers about ASD and ways they can effectively tailor care to meet the individual needs of each child and family.

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Tracy Kitch, President & CEO of the IWK Health Centre named a WXN 2016 Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award Winner

For Immediate Release (Halifax, NS): IWK Health Centre president & CEO Tracy Kitch has been named a Women's Executive Network (WXN) 2016 Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award Winner. 

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IWK recognizes World Prematurity Day on November 17th

For Immediate Release: HALIFAX, NS - Every year in Nova Scotia, over one hundred babies are born before their due date.  Some of the most premature babies are born nearly 17 weeks early and can weigh less than one pound.  For these premature babies, the journey from the hospital to home can be long and full of complexities.

Thursday, November 17th is World Prematurity Day, a day to raise awareness for the challenges premature babies and their families face.

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