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Know where to go when your child has a cold or the flu

November 29, 2021 – When your child is ill with a cold or the flu, you want to get them the best care as quickly as possible. In the majority of cases, however, an emergency department or urgent care centre isn't your best option to achieve that goal.

Keeping one step ahead of your child to prevent falls

November 15, 2021 – With November being Falls Prevention Month, you might be surprised to learn that falls are the most common reason for infants and toddlers to visit the emergency department for an injury. Falls are also the leading cause of injury-related hospitalization in young children. Serious falls can result in head injuries or broken bones.

Another important vaccine choice: get the flu shot

October 25, 2021 – Influenza (flu) season is an annual occurrence, usually starting at this time of the year. Influenza is a respiratory tract infection. It is spread through droplets when infected people cough or sneeze or through contact with contaminated surfaces.

Anxiety over workplace return is not unusual

September 27, 2021 – If you are one of the thousands of people who have been working from home during the pandemic, it is very likely you are experiencing a variety of emotions about heading back to work, ranging from excitement about seeing your co-workers face-to-face again to anxiety about COVID exposure for you at work, or for your children at school. Chances are that if you were working from home, you had established a comfortable routine, one you might now be hesitant to give up by returning to the office.

Recognizing the signs of dementia is key to accessing support

September 20, 2021 – It's a little-known fact that older adults generally have higher life satisfaction than people aged 29-50. Reasons for this may include better coping skills, shifted priorities and reduced stressors. But the lustre of our "golden years" can be impacted if brain changes like dementia develop.

Mind-FULL at work?

August 19, 2021 – Would you like to look forward to your weekdays as much as your weekends? Maybe it's time to take a new approach to your workday, one that is less mind-FULL and more mindful.

Prenatal care a wise choice for you and your baby

September 13, 2021 – Receiving prenatal care early and throughout your pregnancy helps you make informed choices, identify and address health concerns, and learn more about your growing baby and your changing body.

COVID-19 vaccinations are our quickest route back to normal

April 26, 2021 – The COVID-19 pandemic has challenged all of us and affected almost every part of our lives. But now that the vaccine is available, it's likely going to be the quickest route "back to normal" for you and those you love.

Dietitians can help you "find your healthy"

March 23, 2021 – When it comes to good nutrition, there is no quick fix and no "one size fits all," but that doesn't mean you have to go it alone. Manitoba's registered dietitians are health professionals who can provide the individualized nutrition advice you need to help make healthy food choices.

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