Wave: May / June 2010

May / June 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

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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Role of the Region Role of the Region
A letter from the Winnipeg Health Region.

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Province expands Fitness Tax Credit Province expands Fitness Tax Credit
Incentive designed to encourage young people to stay active.

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Celiac disease linked to osteoporosis Celiac disease linked to osteoporosis
Women with celiac disease are more likely to develop osteoporosis in later life, according to new research published by a Winnipeg physician.

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Working it out Working it out
Blue Bomber Doug Brown trains year-round to stay in shape. Here's how he does it.

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Doing it right Doing it right
New techniques for patient transfers help reduce workplace injuries.

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I can see clearly now I can see clearly now
Kelly Langevin recently underwent cataract surgery
to repair damage to his left eye. Here is his story.

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All smiles All smiles
Visits to the dentist help promote oral health.

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Playing it safe Playing it safe
Region and city staff team up to reduce injuries from play structures.

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Hope and healing Hope and healing
Aboriginal Elder Betty Ross provides spiritual care to those in need.

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Bug off! Bug off!
Tips for dealing with ticks.

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Bike, walk, roll! Bike, walk, roll!
Active transportation is your route to better health.

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Food fight! Food fight!
How to nourish your child's appetite for healthy eats.

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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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