Wave: Nov /Dec 2010

November / December 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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Planning for the future Planning for the future
A letter from the Winnipeg Health Region.

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When answers are everything When answers are everything
Award-winning website supports people with life-limiting illnesses and their families.

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Button batteries pose risk to kids Button batteries pose risk to kids
Serious injuries can occur within two hours of swallowing devices.

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Can't Sleep at Night? Can't Sleep at Night?
There's a website for that!

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Taking Care of Baby Taking Care of Baby
Nursery staff in the Winnipeg Health Region are using new guidelines to enhance care for late preterm babies.

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Light at the end of the tunnel Light at the end of the tunnel
Every year, hundreds of Manitobans develop wet macular degeneration. But now, thanks to a new drug treatment, hope is in sight.

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Taking on Old Man Winter Taking on Old Man Winter
Our intrepid columnist offers up some secrets for keeping warm

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Don't be SAD Don't be SAD
Tips for managing winter blues and seasonal depression

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Dealing with psoriasis Dealing with psoriasis
New treatments help battle dry skin

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Vitamin D Vitamin D
Make sure you get yours

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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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