Wave

Wave: Jan / Feb 2010

January / February 2010

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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Supporting the North Supporting the North
A letter from the Winnipeg Health Region.

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New test aims to make life easier for young transplant patients New test aims to make life easier for young transplant patients
Dr. Tom Blydt-Hansen is leading a study to determine whether a new test can be used to detect a patient's risk of rejecting a newly transplanted kidney.

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Calling Winnipeg! Calling Winnipeg!
Amy Tinsley, the baby from Northern Ireland who underwent life-saving treatment at Children's Hospital a year ago, says hello.

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Going for gold Going for gold
After undergoing surgery on both knees, Winnipegger Cindy Klassen is on her way to Vancouver, ready once again to take on the world.

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Halt the salt Halt the salt
Don't look now, but your diet may be killing you.

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Minor hockey, major injury Minor hockey, major injury
A growing number of young hockey players are suffering concussions. Can anything be done to stop the trend?

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Room for love Room for love
Ronald McDonald Family Room® offers comfortable atmosphere for parents with children in care at Children's Hospital.

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Ahh-choo! Ahh-choo!
How to treat your child's common cold.

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Run! Jump! Throw! Run! Jump! Throw!
Like Olympic athletes, children need to learn basic movement skills to live a healthy, active life.

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Putting patients first Putting patients first
New Women's Hospital captures public's vision for health care.

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Food for thought Food for thought
Achieving good health is more than a numbers game.

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The wonders of cabbage The wonders of cabbage
Is there a vegetable more humble or more nutritious than the common cabbage?

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