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Jan/Feb 2018

Ahead of its time

The Pan Am Concussion Program is the only one of its kind in Canada, providing leading-edge care to hundreds of kids a year.

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Fake news!

Registered dietitian Cheryl Ogaranko offers up a serving of some of the worst nutrition advice she has heard over the last year.

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Is your home child-proof?

It doesn't take long for a toddler to get into trouble around the house. Here are a few tips to help ensure your home is as safe as possible.

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Bounce back

Have you ever felt like life is a roller-coaster ride with ups and downs, twists and turns? Well, you aren't alone. Life hits hard sometimes, but you can learn to become more resilient. Here is how.

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Slideshow: Brain food

Research suggests that what we eat may affect our mental health. Here is a list of foods that may help enhance your outlook on life.

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Don't let frostbite get under your skin

Staying warm during our Manitoba winters is not just about comfort; it's also required for safety. That's why it is very important for everyone to have a good understanding of the potential dangers associated with being unprepared for being outside in the cold.

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Sick all night?

Learn about a new ebook that offers parents advice on what to do when their kid has the stomach flu, including when to take them to the emergency department.

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Your guide to working out

Going to the gym for the first time can be intimidating, especially if you don't have a trainer or a friend to show you how the machines and fitness stations work. That's why we have produced this handy guide.

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Winter vitamins

As we age, we may need fewer calories to preserve our healthy weight, but we will require more vitamins and nutrients. Here are a few tips.

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What you need to know about pinkeye

Conjunctivitis, commonly known as pinkeye, is an inflammation of the conjunctiva, the clear membrane that covers the white part of the eye and the inner surface of the eyelids.

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Expanding dementia care

In response to a growing need for specialized dementia care, the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority has opened 11 long-term care beds designed for seniors with behavioral or psychological symptoms related to dementia.

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Nurse returns from Ghana

A local nurse practitioner and her daugther have just returned from a medical mission to Ghana. Learn more about their experience.

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Region wait times continue to shrink

Wait times for emergency and urgent care services are shrinking. That's one of several key findings contained in an evaluation of the first three months of a plan launched last fall to consolidate clinical services within the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority.

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Raising the bar

No matter where you look within our health-care system, you will find passionate people committed to raising the bar when it comes to caring for their patients and clients.

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