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Summer 2018

The DNA diet

The Wellness Institute at Seven Oaks Hospital has partnered with DNA profiling firm Nutrigenomix to personalize nutrition recommendations according to your genetic makeup.

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Same day service

An innovative approach to hip-replacement surgery allows some patients to be released from hospital mere hours after their operation.

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Medical mission

A Winnipeg charity has been providing used hospital equipment and supplies to developing countries for more than two decades.

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Working together

A new initiative at Concordia Hospital is improving patient care and reducing length of stays.

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Don't get burned

It is estimated that in the last year alone, 7,200 Canadians were diagnosed with melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer. Here's a brief primer on the damage that sunburn can cause and what you can do to guard against it.

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Grilled to perfection

How to reduce barbecue health hazards.

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Check it out

Colon cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer death in this province. This year, 510 men and 360 women will be diagnosed with colon cancer, and 350 Manitobans will die from the disease. Learn how screening for colon cancer could save your life.

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Nature's superfood

Manitoba berries are loaded with dietary fibre, essential vitamins and phytochemicals.

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Take a walk to better health

How to incorporate 10,000 steps into your daily routine.

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Push pause

Health experts warn that many children are spending too much time in front of a computer, video game, mobile device or television screen. Screen time should be balanced with other activities such as free play, hobbies and outdoor activities.

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Ticks and skeeters

Now that the warm weather is here, Manitobans will soon find themselves dealing with the usual array of summertime pests, including a multitude of insects and arachnids.

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Cardiac care

A physiotherapist at St. Boniface Hospital has played a key role in developing a new protocol that promises to help heart patients recover more quickly from surgery.

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Walk-In clinic for Concordia

A Walk-In Connected Care clinic opening at Concordia Hospital next summer will provide access to care for area residents in need of same-day health-care services.

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Region enters phase two of consolidation plan

The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority is moving forward with the second phase of Healing Our Health System.

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Building on our success

Interim President & CEO RĂ©al Cloutier gives and update on Phase Two of the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority's Healing Our Health System plan.

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