The elderly among us sometimes face a merciless health care system

The pending health system overhaul offers a golden opportunity to take action against those who would abuse the old and the sick.

Nursing home relationships can be warm, as here, or very uncaring

By Joan Cohen

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24 Days at HSC

Not everything in the health care system is broken. Care at Winnipeg’s two major hospitals is something to be proud of and thankful for.

By Dorothy Dobbie

Construction at HSC for a new on-campus hotel as viewed from the walkway to the William Street garage.

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Don’t get fired up! Check your alarm

Fire moves quickly

House fires, industrial fires, a fire that guts an apartment building – all this and an epidemic of arson, last winter to boot. Can we do more to prevent them?  Jim Sutton who has worked in the alarm industry for 22 years and is now education chair of the Manitoba Chapter of the Canadian Security Association says we can, and urged city council to take a series of steps that could save lives.

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Finding the road back to health after a heart incident

“You don’t think these things can happen to you,” says this heart attack victim. “It’s surreal.” But the Wellness Institute in north Winnipeg – like the Reh-Fit in the south – helps people with heart ailments find a healthy lifestyle.

By Joan Cohen

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All about living in the age of maturity

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