Wave: Summer 2009

Summer 2009

Wave is Winnipeg's health and wellness magazine. It is published six times a year by the Winnipeg Health Region in cooperation with the Winnipeg Free Press. To contact the editor, call Brian Cole at 204-926-8144 or email bcole@wrha.mb.ca

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Meeting the challenge Meeting the challenge
A letter from the Winnipeg Health Region.

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Are you at risk? Are you at risk?
New website aims to help Manitobans learn more about diabetes.

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Barbecued food Barbecued food
Can something so good be so bad?

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Red alert! Red alert!
Skin cancer rates among young people have risen significantly over the last 20 years. But there are ways to enjoy the summer sun and reduce your risk of developing this potentially fatal disease, says one of Manitoba's leading cancer experts.

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Sweet dreams Sweet dreams
Sleep centre offers a cure for restless nights.

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What wellness means to me What wellness means to me
Irena Farova seeks balance through running.

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Dangerous ground Dangerous ground
A cottage country tale of caution.

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Water wise Water wise
Tips to help your children enjoy summer safely.

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Clotbusters Clotbusters
Paramedics use new tools to save lives.

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Cycle safely Cycle safely
How to make sure your child knows the rules of the road.

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Fight the bite Fight the bite
Guarding against mosquitoes can protect you from West Nile virus.

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Take it outside Take it outside
Summertime activities for you and your kids.

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Picnic perfect Picnic perfect
Tips on avoiding food-borne illness.

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Beautiful blueberries Beautiful blueberries
Looking for a tasty dose of Vitamin C and fibre? Try a Manitoba blueberry.

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The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority acknowledges that it provides health services in facilities located in Treaty One and Treaty Five territories, the homelands of the Métis Nation and the original lands of the Inuit people. The WRHA respects and acknowledges harms and mistakes, and we dedicate ourselves to collaborate in partnership with First Nation, Métis and Inuit people in the spirit of reconciliation.
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