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January / February 2015

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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Put some fun in your day Put some fun in your day
A letter from Winnipeg Health Region President & CEO Arlene Wilgosh.

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Radon alert Radon alert
Odourless gas found in many Winnipeg homes can increase risk of lung cancer.

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Full circle Full circle
Diagnosed with asthma as a child, Meghan Azad now conducts research into the disease.

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Trail time Trail time
More families are cross-country skiing their way to health and happiness.

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Taking charge Taking charge
Meet the people who are helping to redefine the nature of health care in First Nations communities.

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Putting the patient first Putting the patient first
New video stresses the importance of dignity in care.

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Child's play Child's play
Unstructured activities provide important social-emotional benefits.

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Guarding against hypothermia Guarding against hypothermia
Prolonged exposure to cold weather raises risk.

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The halo effect The halo effect
Marketers often push the limits when it comes to promoting their products.

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Fitness trends Fitness trends
How to sort through the latest training programs and techniques.

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Traditional Territories Acknowledgement
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.
Click here to read more about the WRHA's efforts towards reconciliation

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