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September / October 2012

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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Caring for our children Caring for our children
A letter from Winnipeg Health Region President & CEO Arlene Wilgosh.

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They're dancing for dollars, and they need your help Dancing for dollars
Health-care workers create video in support of breast cancer prevention.

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Are today's youth active enough? Are today's youth active enough?
A growing number of studies suggest that most kids are not getting the physical activity they need to maintain good health.

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Head start Head start
Pan Am Clinic is taking a lead role in the research, diagnosis and treatment of concussions.

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Dealing with diabetes Dealing with diabetes
Researchers at the University of Manitoba and the Manitoba Institute of Child Health are working with health-care providers and First Nations communities to contain a surge in cases of childhood Type 2 diabetes.

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Overcoming life's troubles Overcoming life's troubles
How to promote resilience in school-age kids.

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Power up Power up
Fruits and veggies offer teens fuel for the fire.

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Shoot the flu Shoot the flu
Annual vaccination best way to prevent influenza.

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What's your hurry? What's your hurry?
Lower speed limits will save lives.

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