Wave: Jan / Feb 2010

January / February 2010

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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Supporting the North Supporting the North
A letter from the Winnipeg Health Region.

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New test aims to make life easier for young transplant patients New test aims to make life easier for young transplant patients
Dr. Tom Blydt-Hansen is leading a study to determine whether a new test can be used to detect a patient's risk of rejecting a newly transplanted kidney.

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Calling Winnipeg! Calling Winnipeg!
Amy Tinsley, the baby from Northern Ireland who underwent life-saving treatment at Children's Hospital a year ago, says hello.

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Going for gold Going for gold
After undergoing surgery on both knees, Winnipegger Cindy Klassen is on her way to Vancouver, ready once again to take on the world.

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Halt the salt Halt the salt
Don't look now, but your diet may be killing you.

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Minor hockey, major injury Minor hockey, major injury
A growing number of young hockey players are suffering concussions. Can anything be done to stop the trend?

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Room for love Room for love
Ronald McDonald Family Room® offers comfortable atmosphere for parents with children in care at Children's Hospital.

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Ahh-choo! Ahh-choo!
How to treat your child's common cold.

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Run! Jump! Throw! Run! Jump! Throw!
Like Olympic athletes, children need to learn basic movement skills to live a healthy, active life.

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Putting patients first Putting patients first
New Women's Hospital captures public's vision for health care.

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Food for thought Food for thought
Achieving good health is more than a numbers game.

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The wonders of cabbage The wonders of cabbage
Is there a vegetable more humble or more nutritious than the common cabbage?

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Traditional Territories Acknowledgement
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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