Wave

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Summer 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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Getting the right care Getting the right care
A letter from Winnipeg Health Region President & CEO Arlene Wilgosh.

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Bike safe Bike safe
Injury prevention experts want young cyclists to "use their heads" as they bike around city streets this summer.

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Sweet sorrow Sweet sorrow
Many Canadians are consuming more sugar than they should, and that is contributing to a variety of health problems, including obesity, heart disease, stroke and diabetes.

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Family summer fun guide Family summer fun guide
A list of kid-friendly activities.

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Old drugs, new treatments Old drugs, new treatments
A new research centre at the U of M will investigate whether drugs developed for specific maladies such as headaches or arthritis can also be used to prevent cancer.

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All in the family All in the family
Research suggests the relationships between family caregivers and patients can be enhanced through a technique called empathic care.

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Top of the class Top of the class
Children of the Earth High School graduates look forward to careers in health care.

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Seriously funny! Seriously funny!
The link between humour & health.

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Ice cool treats Ice cool treats
Which one is healthiest for you?

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Sun safe Sun safe
Tips on how to avoid sunburn this summer.

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Walk! Cycle! Wheel! Walk! Cycle! Wheel!
Summer is a good time to get kids into active transportation.

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Building hope Building hope
Faculty of Medicine sponsors Habitat for Humanity Build.

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