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November / December 2014

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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Building a better health care system Building a better health care system
A letter from Winnipeg Health Region President & CEO Arlene Wilgosh.

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Electronic cigarettes Electronic cigarettes pose risks
Lack of regulation raises questions about safety.

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aboriginal health careers Aboriginal health careers online
New website encourages First Nations youth to become healers.

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Get the facts Get the facts
Proposed changes to nutrition labels will help consumers make healthy choices.

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Mending minds Mending minds
Red River College initiative aims to enhance student mental health.

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Engaging the patient Engaging the patient
A local mom's efforts to raise awareness about her son's struggle with a rare disease is providing new insights into how medical researchers can better serve the public.

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From silence to sound From silence to sound
HSC Winnipeg celebrates 100th cochlear implant.

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Emergency measures Emergency measures
New inpatient unit will help expedite care for patients awaiting tests or consults.

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connect with nature Connect with nature
Take your physical activity outside for added health benefits, even in winter.

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dealing with the common cold Dealing with the common cold
Keep sniffles in check.

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eat smart Eat smart
Your guide to healthy restaurant dining.

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making the food deserts bloom Making the (food) deserts bloom
Local initiatives seek to promote healthy eating.

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The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority acknowledges that it provides health services in facilities located in Treaty One and Treaty Five territories, the homelands of the Métis Nation and the original lands of the Inuit people. The WRHA respects and acknowledges harms and mistakes, and we dedicate ourselves to collaborate in partnership with First Nation, Métis and Inuit people in the spirit of reconciliation.
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