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May / June 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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Catching a silent killer Catching a silent killer
A letter from Winnipeg Health Region President & CEO Arlene Wilgosh.

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Mental Health Crisis Response Centre opens Mental Health Crisis Response Centre opens
People undergoing a mental health crisis have a new, welcoming and calming place that they can now go to for urgent treatment and support.

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Check it out Check it out
A retired RCMP officer says the ColonCheck home screening program saved his life.

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Building trust Building trust
Dr. Michelle Driedger is helping health officials make better decisions on issues ranging from pandemic preparations to the use of cancer screening tests.

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Pedal Power Pedal Power
Riding a bike to work is fun, easy and good for you. Give it a try!

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Exercise is medicine Exercise is medicine
Experts say exercise can keep us healthy, but too many Canadians wait until after they have had a heart attack or other health issue to become active.

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Workplace stress Workplace stress
Tips for dealing with the pressures of the job.

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Is gluten-free good for you? Is gluten-free good for you?
What you need to know about the latest dietary trend.

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Coping with kidney stones Coping with kidney stones
What you need to know.

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Rural roots Rural roots
U of M to boost physician training throughout Manitoba.

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Traditional Territories Acknowledgement
The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority acknowledges that it provides health services in facilities located in Treaty One and Treaty Five territories, the homelands of the Métis Nation and the original lands of the Inuit people. The WRHA respects and acknowledges harms and mistakes, and we dedicate ourselves to collaborate in partnership with First Nation, Métis and Inuit people in the spirit of reconciliation.
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