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July / August 2016

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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It takes a village Truth and reconciliation
A letter from Winnipeg Health Region President & CEO Milton Sussman.

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bottleneck buster Bottleneck buster
Innovatvie bed-management software enhances patient flow

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troubled waters Troubled waters
Most drowning deaths are easily preventable, says a leading expert

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pursuit of a dream In pursuit of a dream
Indigenous students explore careers in health care

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summer fun Summer fun!
Eight healthy ways to keep your kids active

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close to heart Close to the heart
The cardiac team at St. Boniface Hospital has become the first in North America to successfully use a stent graft to repair a tear in the ascending aorta of a patient

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look out Look out!
Serious eye problems can creep up slowly, expert says

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making memories Making memories
Summer allows grandparents and kids to build close relationships that will last forever

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eat like a Brazilian Eat like a Brazilian
This year's Olympic host strikes gold with new dietary guidelines

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

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