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Scaling up

Healthy Smile Happy Child initiative seeks to provide better oral health care for Indigenous kids.

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Focus on falls prevention

Innovative vision screening program helps reduce injuries in older adults.

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The Great Pandemic

A hundred years after the 1918-19 Spanish flu killed millions around the world, scientists are discovering what made this virus so deadly - and how to prevent similar outbreaks in the future.

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Stepping up

Full-time and volunteer health-care providers rallied to help those laid low by the Spanish flu.

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Learning about colonoscopies

New website aims to help better prepare patients for diagnostic and screening tests.

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Brain builder

An hour of moderate to vigorous activity each day can help sharpen a child's mind. The problem is most kids aren't getting the exercise they need.

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Come join the circus

A Winnipeg school division is using circus arts like juggling and stilt walking to help kids become more physically literate.

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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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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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High-tech health

Zenon Schwabiuk never considered himself to be a techie. But that changed when he discovered the advantages of wearing a wristwatch to keep track of his heart beat. Now the Winnipeg man is one of a growing number of people who are turning to wearable technology to help enhance their health and well-being.

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Public engagement

The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority has established a number of citizen panels as part of a broader community engagement strategy to address a range of topics, including emergency care, home care, ethics, long-term care, mental health and patient and family experiences.

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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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The facts about PAX

A Winnipeg researcher Depeng Jiang and his team at the George & Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation are looking into a classroom program that is designed to help kids become better citizens.

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The art of healthy aging

Meet three people who have learned how to get the most out of life.

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Sign up for life

A boost in organ, eye and tissue donation rates could help more Manitobans like Dean Omeniuk.

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Is your child too busy?

Hectic schedules can leave kids feeling stressed.

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Focus on the future

Medical Careers Exploration Program introduces Indigenous students to the possibility of a career in health care.

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Brain storm

Meet Victoria Wiebe, a young Manitoba woman who has recently benefited from a game-changing epilepsy program at Health Sciences Centre Winnipeg's Children's Hospital.

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