Wave: Jan / Feb 2011

January / February 2011

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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Innovation is imagination Innovation is imagination
A letter from the Winnipeg Health Region.

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Breaking down the language barrier
Interpreters help deliver care to patients in need.

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Newsline Newsline
Can garlic ward off the common cold?

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7 New Year's resolutions 7 New Year's resolutions
The arrival of the new year offers a chance for fresh beginnings.

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Step Safely Step Safely
Falls are the leading cause of injury-related hospitalization for people 65 years of age or older.

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Grace Hospital cuts inpatient injuries due to falls Grace Hospital cuts inpatient injuries due to falls
A new program designed to enhance patient safety has helped Grace Hospital cut its inpatient falls rate by more than half, hospital officials say.

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Mending mind, body & soul Mending mind, body & soul
Unlocking the healing potential of yoga.

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Go green Go green
What can broccoli do for you?

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One on one One on one
Nurse practitioners build relationships with personal care residents to deliver better care

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Time for a check-up? Time for a check-up?
Early detection is key to treating colorectal cancer

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Action plan Action plan
Tips for getting a healthy start on the New Year

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Portion distortion Portion distortion
How to eat healthy in a supersized world

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Be the change Be the change
How to make a difference in your life

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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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