Wave

Wave: May / June 2009

May / June 2009

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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A Wave of enthusiasm A Wave of enthusiasm
A letter from the Winnipeg Health Region.

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No butts about it No butts about it
Quitting smoking can add years to your life.

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Against all odds

Against all odds
The tale of Amy Tinsley, the Belfast baby who became the first infant in the world to undergo a new drug treatment for a fatal genetic disorder.

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Under pressure Under pressure
Stress is one of the most significant health issues facing Canadians today, contributing to numerous problems including heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes and depression. Are you at risk?

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Battling the bullies Battling the bullies
Program helps protect children against school toughs.

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Carrots Carrots
A root vegetable, one carrot contains ample amounts of beta carotene, which is good for your eyes and can also help strengthen your immune system.

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A guy thing A guy thing
One in seven Canadian men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during their lifetime. What you need to know.

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Mouse alert Mouse alert
Guarding against Hantavirus infection.

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Activate your date night Activate your date night
Couples that play together stay healthier together.

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The nursing journey The nursing journey
Providing care, endless opportunities, continual learning.

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Power up! Power up!
A hearty breakfast can energize your day.

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Lessons from TV's ER Lessons from TV's ER
Bringing a family member or friend along for a visit to the doctor can help ensure better, safer care.

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