West Nile disease on ‘a significant upward trajectory’

The virus is new to this continent, and information about it is continuing to evolve.

Manitobans are being warned to protect  themselves against mosquito bites, as a  sudden upswing in West Nile virus hits people in a broad stretch of  Canada running from Alberta through to Quebec. By Aug. 24, nine cases had been reported in Manitoba.

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Topical pain killer developed by Winnipeg firm

Rub TPR20 on your skin and the pain vanishes.

By Dorothy Dobbie

A local company, Trans Research Labs, headed by local entrepreneur Blair McInnes, is about to launch a national advertising campaign for its topical pain reliever, TPR20.

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A North Sea garden shares some WOW moments

By Donna Dawson

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Stavanger, Norway – This city of 126,000, near the edge of the North Sea on Norway’s southwest coast, has one very exciting garden I would like to share with you, and believe it or not, there are even tropical plants there.

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Ratatouille . . . ah oui! A vegetable dish to savour in summer.

Tasty ratatouille emerges from the oven.
Ian Leatt
Foodie

It’s summer. The farmers’ markets are open. There are crates of beautiful zucchini, squash and tomatoes – and yes, a beckoning choice of baked goods and other treats.

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Nurse-led care could transform the way our health care is delivered

By Gina Browne

Nurses keep watch over patient’s health and need.

Our health care system is based on an on-demand model of physicians and hospitals providing acute and episodic care. While this system works well for the vast majority of citizens, it is a poor match for many of those with chronic diseases.

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All about living in the age of maturity

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