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By Giv'er Miramichi / April 27, 2007 /

Miramichi Regional Health Authority displaying community programs The Miramichi Regional Health Authority (MRHA) is reaching out to the public this weekend as it displays several of its community wellness programs at the Miramichi Lifestyles 2007 show. A ‘healthy living expo’ is a new component this year to the long-running lifestyles show happening at the Miramichi…

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By Giv'er Miramichi / April 27, 2007 /

World Asthma Day will be celebrated World Asthma Day will be celebrated on May 1. The day is an opportunity to improve asthma awareness and care around the world. This year’s theme is “You can control your asthma”. The theme emphasizes that effective asthma treatments exist and, with proper diagnosis, education, and treatment, the great…

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By Giv'er Miramichi / April 24, 2007 /

Smoke Free Property Policy to be implemented next week Beginning May 1, all Miramichi Regional Health Authority properties including the inside of vehicles parked on the property will be smoke free. “This policy supports the health authority’s vision of healthier people and healthier communities and will provide a safe environment for both staff and patients,”…

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By Giv'er Miramichi / April 16, 2007 /

Living with Stroke Program Beginning May 2, 2007, a program providing support and information will be available to stroke survivors as well as their partners at the Miramichi Regional Hospital. The Living with Stroke program was developed by the Heart and Stroke Foundation of New Brunswick and is designed to help participants increase their understanding…

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By Giv'er Miramichi / March 14, 2007 /

MANGO – Working Together for the Health of our Community Workshop Mar 28 – 29, 2007 Our community has been watching the increasing rates of diabetes, heart disease and obesity affect the overall health of our region. In 2002, the Miramichi Regional Health Authority implemented a community wellness program in our region: the MANGO program.…

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By Giv'er Miramichi / March 7, 2007 /

Program unveiling to be held at conference The Women’s Wellness Program at the Miramichi Regional Health Authority (MRHA) will unveil its logo and slogan during the second annual women’s conference being held tomorrow, March 8. The Women’s Wellness Program was formed as a result of a successful partnership with the Beausejour Regional Health Authority in…

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By Giv'er Miramichi / February 28, 2007 /

Health Authority administering preventative measures to deal with flu As a preventative measure, the Miramichi Regional Health Authority is asking the public to assist them in dealing with the current flu season. The health authority is requesting that persons experiencing cold or flu-like symptoms such as general aches and pains, sore throat, runny nose, cough…

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By Giv'er Miramichi / February 23, 2007 /

Lifestyle change gives Geikie more energy Mango’s latest champion of the community is Gwen Geikie. Geikie was nominated by her manager and described as a model for her co-workers. “Gwen’s nomination is exactly what we want to see when we choose our champions: making small lifestyle changes in order to see big results, ” says…

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