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  • Caroline Chartrand, Executive Director of DIP, holds an educational tool meant to represent what a vial of blood looks like when it is being tested for blood sugar levels as Dr. Barry Lavallee (far right) and nurses Belinda Beardy (far left) and Sharon Flett look on.

    Taking charge

    02/3/2015 3:22 PM 0
  • Deidre Zebrowski (left), with children, Rowan and Torin, and, dad, Kenton Frith.

    Trail time

    02/3/2015 3:18 PM 0
  • Mathew Spears eyes the camera while his dad, Ian, and mom, Erin, chat with Dr. Darren Leitao.

    From silence to sound

    12/2/2014 12:12 PM 0

Research & Innovation

  • Researcher Meghan Azad.

    Full circle

    02/3/2015 3:20 PM 0
  • Team Malachi: A group of clincians, researchers and families affected by Hirschsprung's Disease are working together to improve the lives of families and patients like Malachi Hofer (centre front). They include Dr. Melanie Morris, Dr. Nathan Wiseman, Liz Crawford, Kristy Wittmeier, Cindy Holland and Kendall Hobbs-Murison.

    Engaging the patient

    12/2/2014 12:01 PM 0
  • Marc Roy required immediate care for glaucoma.

    Sight saved

    10/3/2014 10:06 AM 0

Healthy Eating

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    The halo effect

    02/3/2015 3:10 PM 0
  • Label reading not your thing? Shop the perimeter of the store to find healthier food.

    Get the facts

    12/2/2014 11:57 AM 0
  • It’s easier than you think to make good choices when you’re on the go and find it necessary to eat out.

    Eat smart

    12/2/2014 11:54 AM 0

Active Living

  • Today, the growing demand for fitness has given birth to a broad range of programs and training techniques, all tailored to meet the needs of individuals who want to get their burn on.

    Fitness trends

    02/3/2015 3:07 PM 0
  • Shantelle Breed enjoys being outside in winter.

    Connect with nature

    12/2/2014 11:49 AM 0
  • The trick to making a home fitness circuit work is to find things to do that you and your kids will actually enjoy.

    ABCs of fitness

    10/3/2014 10:16 AM 0


  • Everyone working in health care today has an opportunity and a responsibility to think about dignity, and the people they care for.

    Putting the patient first

    02/3/2015 3:16 PM 0
  • Play is recognized as a critical aspect of a child's social, emotional, cognitive and physical development.

    Child's play

    02/3/2015 3:14 PM 0
  • Meghan Franklin thinks about mental health at Red River College.

    Mending minds

    12/2/2014 11:59 AM 0

Health Matters

  • Hypothermia is more likely to occur if something, such as an accident, keeps you from moving or being alert. Your temperature can drop very quickly if you fall into freezing cold water. Hypothermia can also occur after a heart attack or stroke.

    Guarding against hypothermia

    02/3/2015 3:12 PM 0
  • Electronic cigarettes are being treated like regular cigarettes.

    Electronic cigarettes pose risks

    12/2/2014 12:07 PM 0
  • Over 200 different viruses can cause colds, although the rhinovirus is the most common one.

    Dealing with the common cold

    12/2/2014 12:05 PM 0

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