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September / October 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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Caring for our children Caring for our children
A letter from Winnipeg Health Region President & CEO Arlene Wilgosh.

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They're dancing for dollars, and they need your help Dancing for dollars
Health-care workers create video in support of breast cancer prevention.

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Are today's youth active enough? Are today's youth active enough?
A growing number of studies suggest that most kids are not getting the physical activity they need to maintain good health.

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Head start Head start
Pan Am Clinic is taking a lead role in the research, diagnosis and treatment of concussions.

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Dealing with diabetes Dealing with diabetes
Researchers at the University of Manitoba and the Manitoba Institute of Child Health are working with health-care providers and First Nations communities to contain a surge in cases of childhood Type 2 diabetes.

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Overcoming life's troubles Overcoming life's troubles
How to promote resilience in school-age kids.

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Power up Power up
Fruits and veggies offer teens fuel for the fire.

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Shoot the flu Shoot the flu
Annual vaccination best way to prevent influenza.

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What's your hurry? What's your hurry?
Lower speed limits will save lives.

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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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