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Dentistry students drill into oral health research

February 7, 2019 — 
Student research contributes knowledge to the field while sharpening learners’ scientific skills

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Hospital simulation emphasizes teamwork, collaboration

February 7, 2019 — 
Giving students in health-related fields the opportunity to play the role of both caregiver and patient

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The Conversation: Tax breaks could soften the blow of a national pharmacare plan

February 6, 2019 — 
'Perhaps the fairest thing would be to grant tax breaks or exemptions for those working in affected businesses or industries (not simply the healthy and wealthy)'

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Study reduces racial inequities in breastfeeding rates

February 5, 2019 — 
Nathan Nickel, an assistant professor in the Department of Community Health Sciences and a research scientist at the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, is involved in a study that closed the gap on breastfeeding rates between African American and white families in the southern United States.

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Curtis and Nicolas Leclair, Access Program students

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Métis brothers discover their path at the U of M

January 31, 2019 — 
“I had a passion for biology. I discovered microbiology and working in the lab is a joy. I want to help people through research.” - Nicolas Leclerc

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Health sciences job fair returns to Bannatyne campus

January 31, 2019 — 
The second annual Health Sciences Industry Fair will take place Feb. 13 from 2 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the Brodie Centre atrium on the Bannatyne campus.

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a stethoscope wraps around the globe

The Conversation: Fighting tuberculosis: Databases are new and powerful weapons

January 30, 2019 — 
'Partnerships with communities most impacted by TB are essential to ending TB through earlier diagnosis'

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Look to the medicine wheel for mental health, Elders advise in First Nations study

January 30, 2019 — 
The traditional medicine wheel, symbolizing balance and interconnection, can serve as a framework for improving the mental well-being of First Nations people in Manitoba. That’s the key recommendation from a mental-health study.

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Program enriches health data analysis and techniques

January 29, 2019 — 
The Visual and Automated Disease Analytics (VADA) program will graduate its first PhD students this summer.

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$10.5 million investment in transformative health research

January 28, 2019 — 
CIHR funds 15 studies that will benefit individuals coping with disabilities and many life-threatening conditions

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