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September / October 2011

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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Reflections of the future Go Winnipeg, Go!
A letter from Winnipeg Health Region President & CEO Arlene Wilgosh

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Patient safety first Patient safety first
New initiative aims to help patients become more involved in their care.

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Making faces Making faces
Every year, approximately 80 children in Manitoba are born with facial issues that affect their appearance and threaten their health.

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Life's work Life's work
Dr. Leigh Murphy has spent 30 years studying the effects of estrogen on the development of breast cancer. Now, she is poised to publish research that will help open the door to better treatment options for women fighting this disease.

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Surgical success Surgical success
Manitoba's kidney transplant program has quietly evolved into one of the best of its kind in the country. And that's good news for adults and children like Oliver Senger.

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Get active at the office! Get active at the office!
A little exercise during the workday can make a world of difference.

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A natural connection A natural connection
Free play outdoors stimulates imaginations and enhances a child's well-being.

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Reduce your risk Reduce your risk
Your guide to foods that help fight cancer.

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Allergy alert Allergy alert
Tips for dealing with your allergies.

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Get the shot, not the flu Get the shot, not the flu
Just a few minutes could help reduce your chance of contracting the flu - or giving it to someone else.

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