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November / December 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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Power of partnerships Power of partnerships
A letter from Winnipeg Health Region President & CEO Arlene Wilgosh

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Smiles all around Smiles all around
Dental faculty works with Region to renovate pediatric clinic.

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Unlocking life's secrets Unlocking life's secrets
Dr. John Wilkins says research into proteins at the U of M could lead to a host of new medical treatments.

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Season's greetings Season's greetings
Wrap one of these 10 healthy gift ideas up and help someone you love jump-start a new, healthy lifestyle.

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New kids on the block New kids on the block
Some of the most intriguing research currently underway in Winnipeg focuses on the hunt for better treatments for lung-related illness, such as influenza and asthma. And much of this work is being done by a new wave of scientists who are just starting their careers.

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Quick fix Quick fix
Winnipeg hip surgery turnaround times among the fastest in Canada.

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Playtime Playtime
Encourage your child to be active indoors and out all year long.

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Get smart Get smart
Learn about the benefits of social and emotional learning.

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Build your bones Build your bones
A diet high in calcium and Vitamin D is key.

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Fluoride facts Fluoride facts
Learn how water treatment helps prevent cavities.

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Closing the gap Closing the gap
How we can help build healthier communities.

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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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