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March / April 2012

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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Sustaining our health, sustaining our system Sustaining our health, sustaining our system
A letter from Winnipeg Health Region President & CEO Arlene Wilgosh.

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QuickCare Clinic open for business QuickCare Clinic open for business
North End facility features nurse practitioners and a range of health services for local residents.

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Connecting with those we care for Connecting with those we care for
LTCAM advocates for seniors - and the staff who serve them.

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A home of their own A home of their own
An innovative housing project is helping homeless people like Michael Enright get a new lease on life.

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Trailblazer Trailblazer
Dr. Catherine Cook leads a research program that seeks to improve care for First Nations people throughout the province.

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Plan ahead Plan ahead
What you need to know about advance care planning.

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Walk the friendly skies Walk the friendly skies
Downtown Winnipeg's skywalk system is one of the largest - and most interesting - indoor walking tracks in the city.

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Thriving in the prime of life Thriving in the prime of life
Canada's baby boomers are redefining what it means to retire.

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10 big myths about food 10 big myths about food
Eating your way to good health.

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Skin trouble Skin trouble
What you need to know about your child's rash.

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Sex in the city Sex in the city
For public health officials, determining the best approach to sexual health can be a challenge.

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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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