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May / June 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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Sign up for life Sign up for life
A letter from Winnipeg Health Region President & CEO Arlene Wilgosh.

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Giving the gift of life Giving the gift of life
New online organ donor registry attracts thousands of Manitobans.

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Does your child need a boost? Does your child need a boost?
A recent outbreak of mumps underscores the importance of making sure children are fully immunized against the spread of vaccine-preventable diseases

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A home of their own Look out!
Early diagnosis is key to treating diabetes-related vision loss.

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Lucky woman Lucky woman
Healthy Living Award winner Bonnie Hopps has spent a lifetime helping others keep arthritis in check.

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Cell power Cell power
The University of Manitoba is poised to become a leader in stem cell research.

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Quest for the cure Quest for the cure
Manitoba is an important centre for cancer research, thanks in part to projects funded by the Manitoba Health Research Council and CancerCare Manitoba Foundation.

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Happy mother, healthy baby Happy mother, healthy baby
Mental and emotional well-being can help ensure a healthy pregnancy.

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Walk or run? Walk or run?
Compared to other activities, walking and running are inexpensive, require little equipment, can be done anywhere at any time.

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What's in your food? What's in your food?
Understanding how to read a food label can help you make healthier choices.

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The big snore The big snore
Tips for silencing the roar.

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How healthy is your workplace? How healthy is your workplace?
Studies show that workplaces can affect our health in unexpected ways.

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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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