Wave: Nov /Dec 2009

November / December 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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Get the shot, not the flu Get the shot, not the flu
A letter from the Winnipeg Health Region

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Seven Oaks posts ED wait times Seven Oaks posts ED wait times
Pilot project aims to improve patient communication.

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Shovel snow safely Shovel snow safely
If you have lived through a Winnipeg winter, chances are that you are well acquainted with your snow shovel.

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Watch your step Watch your step
Falls the No. 1 reason for injury hospitalizations among older adults.

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Hey, that didn't hurt a bit! Hey, that didn't hurt a bit!
Winnipeggers line up for flu shots as immunization campaign kicks into high gear.

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Striking a balance Striking a balance
Despite divergent career paths - he's a professional hockey coach, she's a physiotherapist with a passion for wellness - Scott and Lia Arniel have achieved a healthy equilibrium between life at work and at home.

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In the pink In the pink
Two years ago, Barbara Ruhlen was diagnosed with breast cancer. Today, she is feeling better than ever, and her disease is in remission.

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Commitment to quality Commitment to quality
Dr. Gerarda Cronin uses lessons from business school to help the Winnipeg Health Region deliver better hospital care.

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Winterize yourself Winterize yourself
Your guide to a happy, healthy winter.

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Sub zero tolerance Sub zero tolerance
Learn how to protect yourself from cold weather-related injuries.

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Perfect presents Perfect presents
A guide to active gift giving for the holidays.

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Magnificent mandarins Magnificent mandarins
Every year about this time, local grocers begin to stock one of nature's treasures: the mandarin orange

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Eat, drink and be healthy Eat, drink and be healthy
8 ways to enjoy the holidays with food, friends and family.

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