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March / April 2013

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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Enhancing patient care Enhancing patient care
A letter from Winnipeg Health Region President & CEO Arlene Wilgosh.

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Tackling kidney disease Tackling kidney disease
New screening program aims to reduce need for dialysis among First Nations people.

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Plan. Shop. Cook. Enjoy! Plan. Shop. Cook. Enjoy!
10 tips to make your next trip to the grocer a healthier one.

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Age-Friendly movement takes root in Manitoba Age-Friendly movement takes root in Manitoba
Dunnottar illustrates how communities can remove barriers for seniors.

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Joint venture Joint venture
A new approach to shoulder replacement surgery at Pan Am Clinic is cutting wait times and helping Manitobans like 69-year-old Marvin Matters get back to enjoying life, pain-free.

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Connecting the dots Connecting the dots
Dr. Ryan Zarychanski is changing the way health care is delivered throughout Manitoba - and around the world.

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Speaking the language Speaking the language
Program helps new Canadians give their kids a healthy start.

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Get ready, set, go - outdoors! Get ready, set, go - outdoors!
Tips to help you prepare for exercise in the open air.

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No meat? No worries No meat? No worries
A vegetarian diet can provide all the nutrients your teenager needs to maintain good health.

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Preventing pinkeye

Preventing pinkeye
What you need to know about conjunctivitis.

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