Health News


  • 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
  • The clinical desicion unit at Health Sciences Centre Winnipeg will help improve wait times in the emergency department.

    Emergency measures

    12/2/2014 12:10 PM 0
  • Robert Maytwayashing the Aboriginal Human Resources Development Officer from Interlake-Eastern RHA, speaks at the launch.

    Aboriginal health careers online

    12/3/2014 10:30 AM 0

Research & Innovation

  • 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
  • Dr. Tracie Afifi is one of Canada's leading mental health researchers.

    Making connections

    08/5/2014 11:33 AM 0

Healthy Eating

  • 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
  • In-store signs in North End grocery stores identify healthy options with accompanying recipes.

    Making the (food) deserts bloom

    12/2/2014 11:52 AM 0

Active Living

  • 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
  • Injuries to the shoulder from playing tennis are much more common than people realize.

    Your serve

    08/5/2014 11:36 AM 0


  • Meghan Franklin thinks about mental health at Red River College.

    Mending minds

    12/2/2014 11:59 AM 0
  • When we are not able to accept ourselves, we live with the weight of constant self-criticism.

    Accept yourself

    10/3/2014 10:21 AM 0
  • There are ways to strengthen your spiritual self and, in turn, have a positive effect on your overall well-being.

    Spirituality and mental health

    08/5/2014 10:42 AM 0

Health Matters

  • 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
  • The Winnipeg Health Region has joined forces with the Manitoba Institute of Patient Safety, the Manitoba Society of Pharmacists, the College of Pharmacists of Manitoba, and the Long Term Care Association of Manitoba to stage a series of information sessions this fall.

    Managing your meds

    10/3/2014 10:24 AM 0

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