Indigenizing Oral Health Care

Baby teeth: they’re going to fall out, but caring for them is still essential to children’s health. That’s the central message of Healthy Smile Happy Child, a long-running Manitoba initiative that promotes…

Gut Wisdom

In autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis and multiple sclerosis, the immune system goes into overdrive and attacks the body. Although treatments have vastly improved, there’s still great mystery surrounding these chronic illnesses.…

Barking up the ALS Tree

A disease like amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) can be hard to understand, but a U of M researcher says it helps if you picture a tree. If you strip the bark off…

ABCs of Movement

From soccer to Cirque du Soleil, Dean Kriellaars’ research into physical movement has far-reaching implications. Kriellaars [PhD/92, B.P.E./80], associate professor of physical therapy in the College of Rehabilitation Sciences, focuses his research…
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Rising Resilience

IN 2011, members of Little Saskatchewan First Nation, located about 260 km northwest of Winnipeg, were told that a flood was coming. They had 24 hours to pack – just two suitcases…