December 27, 2018 – Starting in January, the WRHA’s Health Management Group is offering courses in a number of areas, including health education, chronic disease management and rehabilitation. Each course is designed to provide participants with the knowledge and skills they need to better deal with specific health issues that affect thousands of Manitobans.
August 31, 2018 – Kids between the ages of 13 and 19 must deal with all sorts of changes and transitions, both physical and societal. Their hormones are raging, their brains are evolving, and their bodies are changing. Add to that the complex social pressures they must navigate, including the peer pressure to use alcohol and drugs or have sex.
July 27, 2018 – For years now, health experts have been warning that many children are spending too much time in front of a computer, video game, mobile device or television screen. The result, they say, is that many kids are not getting the exercise they need to maintain good physical health. But, as it turns out, that may not be the only damage being done.
June 8, 2018 – Do you have a tough time making it through your workday? Perhaps you are at your desk right now and trying to decide which task to tackle first: your backlogged e-mails, mounting paperwork, or projects with competing deadlines? Perhaps your workplace feels like a difficult place to be.
November 24, 2017 – Falls are a major health issue in Winnipeg. People who suffer serious injuries due to falls can experience a reduction in quality of life and independence. Older adults injured in a fall can spend an average of 10 days longer in hospital than they would for any other cause.