Wave: Summer 2010

Summer 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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Magnificent machine Magnificent machine
A letter from the Winnipeg Health Region.

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From Haiti with thanks From Haiti with thanks
Winnipeg physician returns from earthquake-ravaged country with stories of hope.

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Healthy discussion Healthy discussion
Community Health Advisory Councils offer insights
into public's expectations of health-care system.

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The heart of the matter The heart of the matter
In this special report, writer Joel Schlesinger explores the nature of heart disease and shows how individuals can take steps to keep their heart healthy.

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Pain free Pain free
How to avoid the summertime sports injury blues.

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Reach out Reach out
Connecting with the world around you can enhance your mental health.

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Going the distance Going the distance
Greg Rubell's journey to a healthy lifestyle started with a 20-second run.

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Community activist Community activist
Emily Hunter is committed to helping people battle osteoporosis.

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Don't get burned Don't get burned
Information on protecting yourself from the sun.

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Back problems can be solved by staying active Back problems can be solved by staying active
The days of taking two Tylenol and resting in bed after a back injury are over, thanks to a revolution in how to treat back pain problems.

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Rethink your drink Rethink your drink
Your guide to healthy summer thirst quenchers.

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Bike & helmet contest a hit Bike & helmet contest a hit
A family that recently immigrated to Winnipeg
from Nigeria is the big winner in the Winnipeg
Health Region's Ride-to-Win contest.

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