Healing Our Health System banner ad
Wave Title
Subscribe En français Follow:

Health Matters

Ear ache?

New video offers tips on what to do when your child wakes up in pain.

Read more

High alert

What you need to know about legalized cannabis.

Read more

Infection prevention

Cleaning your hands throughout the day helps keep the doctor away.

Read more

Life saver

Why you should call 911 when having a heart attack.

Read more

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.

Read more

Slideshow: Busting myths about breast health

The team at Winnipeg's Breast Health Centre has created a list of some of the more common myths about breast cancer.

Read more

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.

Read more

Is your home child-proof?

It doesn't take long for a toddler to get into trouble around the house. Here are a few tips to help ensure your home is as safe as possible.

Read more

Sick all night?

Learn about a new ebook that offers parents advice on what to do when their kid has the stomach flu, including when to take them to the emergency department.

Read more

What you need to know about pinkeye

Conjunctivitis, commonly known as pinkeye, is an inflammation of the conjunctiva, the clear membrane that covers the white part of the eye and the inner surface of the eyelids.

Read more

Sleep safety for babies

Most parents know that there is no shortage of baby products on the market. Unfortunately some are unsafe, or could be unsafe if not used properly. Some products designed to help babies sleep can fall into this latter category.

Read more

Falls prevention

Each year, one in three adults over the age of 65 experiences a fall. And while that number goes up if you're over 80 years of age, it's not just older adults who are falling. Toddlers and children are also taking tumbles.

Read more

Time to immunize

Where to get your flu shot.

Read more

Injury prevention

How to keep your child out of the emergency department this summer.

Read more

Spot the tick

The blacklegged tick is starting to become more prevalent in many parts of Manitoba. This poses a problem because these tiny arachnids are known carriers of Lyme disease, Anaplasmosis and Babesiosis.

Read more

Slideshow: the facts about sugar

Experts say that "naturally occurring" sugar, like the kind found in fruits, vegetables and milk are part of a nutritious diet. But "added sugar," like the kind found in the kind found in soft drinks, can actually pose health significant health risks if consumed in large enough quantities.

Read more

How to choose the right sunscreen

Choosing the right sunscreen - and applying it properly - can protect you against skin damage from the sun's harmful rays.

Read more