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Apparent practice of gender selection among Indian-born immigrants continues despite time spent in Canada, study finds

April 24, 2017 — 
This is contrary to what the researchers expected

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Wpg Free Press: Lab test delays key to ER waits

March 3, 2017 — 
A new study by the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy is challenging some long-held assumptions about the primary causes of lengthy emergency room waits in Winnipeg

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Noralou Roos, professor in the department of community health sciences

Alumni and faculty appointed to Order of Canada

November 27, 2016 — 
Gregg Hanson, Sharon Carstairs, Warren Winkler, Marie Wilson, Michael Eskin and Noralou Roos recognized for outstanding achievement, dedication to the community and service to Canada

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Mental disorders common in Manitoba children: U of M study

November 21, 2016 — 
The study measured how common mental disorders are among Manitoba children, and what puts kids at risk.

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CBC: Teen suicide 3 times higher in Winnipeg’s inner city, study shows

November 17, 2016 — 
The suicide rate for teens in Winnipeg's inner city is more than three times higher than average, researchers with the University of Manitoba's Rady Faculty of Health Sciences have found

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(L-R) Dan Vandal, Lorrie Kirshenbaum, Noralou Roos and Digvir Jayas at the Aug. 30, 2016 announcement.

CIHR Foundation Grants awarded to U of M researchers

August 30, 2016 — 
More than $8 million for 4 research projects at U of M

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Lobchuk in the CAre Lab observation room at Grace Hospital with Wu. // Photo by Adam Dolman

Caring for the caregiver

August 2, 2016 — 
A new kind of research lab opened this spring at the Grace General Hospital, one focused on enhancing students’ and clinicians’ empathic communication skills with patients, families and caregivers

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CTV: Should pitbulls be banned?

June 27, 2016 — 
Researchers at the University of Manitoba studied Winnipeg’s pitbull ban and found that hospitalizations for dog bites went down overall

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Global: New study in Winnipeg takes a look at how well your health care services work

June 7, 2016 — 
It was put together by the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy at the University of Manitoba

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CTV: $3 a day makes big difference for expecting low-income moms: Study

May 13, 2016 — 
Marni Brownell's findings come from a study looking at Manitoba's Healthy Baby Prenatal Benefit.

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