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The New Brunswick Medical Society (NBMS) is pleased to learn that government this week passed legislation to prohibit the sale of all flavoured e-liquids, vaping products that appeal to youth. This is a positive step. Vaping can lead to nicotine addiction and expose users to harmful chemicals that can damage lung tissue. Other long-term health [Read More...]
“The New Brunswick Medical Society is encouraged that more than 70 per cent of New Brunswickers have received the first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, and we urge those who have not yet rolled up their sleeves to do so as soon as possible. We all have a role to play in protecting our loved [Read More...]
“The New Brunswick Medical Society (NBMS) is pleased with the progress made in reducing wait times for hip and knee replacement surgeries in New Brunswick. This would not have been possible without the tremendous efforts of physicians and other health-care providers, government, and the regional health authorities. We commend the health-care providers who participated in [Read More...]
The New Brunswick Medical Society (NBMS) and Heart & Stroke Foundation of New Brunswick are pleased to support amendments to the provincial Human Tissue Gift Act introduced today by the Liberal Party of New Brunswick. [Read More...]
Easter is traditionally a time for New Brunswickers to gather with family and friends. This year, Easter — like most celebrations in 2020 — must look a little different. [Read More...]
The Heart and Stroke Foundation of New Brunswick is thrilled to announce a $200,000 contribution to the New Brunswick School Food Program from the New Brunswick Medical Society (NBMS). [Read More...]
The New Brunswick Medical Society is pleased that the provincial government will increase spending on health care by five per cent in 2021-2022. [Read More...]
When the New Brunswick Medical Society and provincial government launched the Provincial Electronic Medical Record (EMR) program in 2011, our province had one of the lowest rates of EMR adoption in the country. [Read More...]