Wave: Fall 2009

Fall 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

The magazine is available at newsstands, hospitals and clinics throughout Winnipeg, as well as McNally Robinson Books and the Winnipeg Free Press. Wave is also available through subscription (1 year $18.90). To subscribe, please contact Tracy Gooley at 204-925-3300 or via email.

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Preparing for the H1N1 virus Preparing for the H1N1 virus
A letter from the Winnipeg Health Region.

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Attacking asthma Attacking asthma
Winnipeg scientist's breakthrough promises better treatment for patients.

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Hand hygiene Hand hygiene
Pilot project aims to reduce hospital infections.

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Making the grade Making the grade
How to eat your way to a successful school year.

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Preparing for pandemic Special report: Preparing for pandemic
Region gears up for H1N1 virus. What can you do to reduce your risk?

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PARO: The robotic harp seal pup PARO: The robotic harp seal pup
Deer Lodge Centre is conducting research to determine whether a furry robot developed in Japan can help boost the spirits of elderly patients who are living with Alzheimer's disease.

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Coleen's story Coleen's story
Ten years after establishing herself as a hard news reporter for CBC Manitoba, Coleen Rajotte has her own production company, two hit health shows on the air and a self-titled documentary in the works. But the journey from girl with a dream to woman in charge wasn't always an easy road to travel.

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HPV & You HPV & You
Information on Human Papillomavirus and how to reduce your risk of developing cervical cancer.

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In motion In motion
Making the Grade: Active children are ready to learn.

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Get more out of your workout Get more out of your workout
Information on how a proper diet can up your fitness factor.

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What wellness means to me What wellness means to me
Transplant athlete David Wladyka

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Apples Apples
As the cool weather arrives and the days get shorter, we can no longer deny that fall is upon us. One of the best parts of fall is the crisp, juicy apples.

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The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority acknowledges that it provides health services in facilities located on the original lands of Treaty 1 and on the homelands of the Metis Nation. WRHA respects that the First Nation treaties were made on these territories and acknowledge the harms and mistakes of the past, and we dedicate ourselves to collaborate in partnership with First Nation, Metis and Inuit people in the spirit of reconciliation.
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