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November / December 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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Power of partnerships Power of partnerships
A letter from Winnipeg Health Region President & CEO Arlene Wilgosh

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Smiles all around Smiles all around
Dental faculty works with Region to renovate pediatric clinic.

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Unlocking life's secrets Unlocking life's secrets
Dr. John Wilkins says research into proteins at the U of M could lead to a host of new medical treatments.

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Season's greetings Season's greetings
Wrap one of these 10 healthy gift ideas up and help someone you love jump-start a new, healthy lifestyle.

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New kids on the block New kids on the block
Some of the most intriguing research currently underway in Winnipeg focuses on the hunt for better treatments for lung-related illness, such as influenza and asthma. And much of this work is being done by a new wave of scientists who are just starting their careers.

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Quick fix Quick fix
Winnipeg hip surgery turnaround times among the fastest in Canada.

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Playtime Playtime
Encourage your child to be active indoors and out all year long.

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Get smart Get smart
Learn about the benefits of social and emotional learning.

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Build your bones Build your bones
A diet high in calcium and Vitamin D is key.

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Fluoride facts Fluoride facts
Learn how water treatment helps prevent cavities.

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Closing the gap Closing the gap
How we can help build healthier communities.

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