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Open up about mental health, speaker urges Medicine grads

May 23, 2017 — 
A prominent Canadian mental-health advocate has called on the Medicine Class of 2017 to talk openly about mental illness and seek treatment, not only for their patients, but for themselves if they are struggling.

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Indigenous Institute to be launched with celebration, dialogue

May 23, 2017 — 
The official launch of the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences’ Indigenous Institute of Health and Healing (Ongomiizwin) on Friday, June 2 will be a day-long gathering at which everyone is welcome, from the university and beyond.

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Largest medicine class in U of M history graduates

May 17, 2017 — 
The largest class of new doctors ever to graduate from U of M received the title MD on May 18

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Researcher Profile: Dr. Genevieve Thompson

May 10, 2017 — 
Exploring what it’s like to experience intimate personal care and how health-care aides and nurses can help patients keep their sense of dignity.

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Globe and Mail: How to improve Indigenous health? Address jurisdictional disputes

May 9, 2017 — 
Josée Lavoie, a professor in the Department of Community Health Sciences, and director of the Manitoba First Nations Centre for Aboriginal Health Research, at the University of Manitoba, wrote an article for the Globe and Mail

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a brain made up of words associated with dementia

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Are you a family member living with someone with cognitive impairment or dementia whose behaviours are changing?

May 5, 2017 — 
Research study seeking participants

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Calls to ‘Re-Concili-Action’ Focus of Margaret Elder Hart Distinguished Visitor

May 4, 2017 — 
This years' talk to look at Indigenous perspectives in health care and taking action based on the recommendations of the Truth & Reconciliation Commission.

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Can breastfeeding help protect babies from wheezing?

May 2, 2017 — 
U of M study shows that babies who are breastfed longer are less likely to wheeze, putting them at lower risk for asthma later on.

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a balck and white image of a child's smile

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Wpg Free Press: Putting healthy smiles on the faces of refugee children

April 28, 2017 — 
April is oral-health month, the perfect time to celebrate your dental health.

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Campus art show unveils mental illness, celebrates resilience

April 26, 2017 — 
The two second-year medicine students were the organizers behind a yearly art show that showcases the creative side of students, faculty and staff. This year, the chosen theme was “Unveiled.”

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