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Features

  • Amaninder Boparai with daughter, Diya, and, wife, Mandeep.

    Caring for the community

    08/5/2014 11:48 AM 0
  • From Left: Dakota Chambers-Hourie, Cheyla Ponace, Dillon Courchene, Jennie Morin, Melvin Ballantyne, Jasmine Seenie.

    On the job

    08/5/2014 11:41 AM 0
  • Dr. Mike Ellis

    Heads up

    04/8/2014 2:13 PM 0

Research & Innovation

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

    Making connections

    08/5/2014 11:33 AM 0
  • From left, Drs. Francis Lin, Paul Komenda (holding a machine used to analyze white blood cells), Claudio Rigatto (holding a smartphone attached to a card reader), and Michael Zhang, holding a model of the 'lab on a chip'.

    Small wonder

    05/30/2014 1:56 PM 0
  • Dr. Chris Anderson and his colleagues are able to gain new insights into the nature of neurodegenerative disorders such as head trauma, stroke, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease - and how they might be treated or even prevented.

    Brain matters

    05/30/2014 1:54 PM 0

Healthy Eating

  • Most adult Canadians need between 25 and 38 grams of fibre a day.

    Fantastic fibre

    08/5/2014 11:08 AM 0
  • Food-borne illness, also known as food poisoning, occurs when a person gets sick from eating food that has been contaminated with harmful bacteria, parasites or viruses.

    Are you food smart?

    05/30/2014 2:08 PM 0
  • Healthy Child Manitoba Office, Dial-a-Dietitian, Healthy Start for Mom and Me, and the Winnipeg Health Region have teamed up to update guidelines that provide parents with the information they need when their babies make the transition to solid food.

    Dinner time!

    05/30/2014 2:00 PM 0

Active Living

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

    Your serve

    08/5/2014 11:36 AM 0
  • Charlie Baldock, 3, navigates a row of wood stumps at FortWhyte Alive.

    Go for it!

    08/5/2014 11:11 AM 0
  • 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.

    Working it out

    05/30/2014 2:06 PM 0

Balance

  • 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
  • While the trend for young adults to remain living at home is not totally new, it has parents wondering what's up and social researchers examining the trend.

    The long goodbye

    05/30/2014 2:15 PM 0
  • There are many different kinds of relationships, from intimate partnerships to those with family members, friends, and colleagues, to name a few.

    5 ways to build a healthy relationship

    04/8/2014 2:17 PM 0

Health Matters

  • The Family Doctor Finder website, unveiled last spring, joins a phone line already used by people seeking a primary-care provider.

    Looking for a doctor?

    08/5/2014 11:17 AM 0
  • Summertime itch

    08/5/2014 10:52 AM 0
  • Although immunization is recommended, many children get measles each year because they have not been vaccinated.

    Measles alert

    05/30/2014 2:10 PM 0

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