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19-Sep-2019 4:05 PM EDT
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How to properly remove a tick

University of Manitoba

University of Manitoba tick expert Kateryn Rochon demonstrates and explains the proper way to remove a tick.

Channels: Dermatology, Healthcare, Public Health,

Released:
15-May-2019 10:05 AM EDT
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Newswise: A valuable gift of butterflies

A valuable gift of butterflies

University of Manitoba

Like many entomologists, Jason Gibbs jokes about how he doesn’t like butterflies.

Channels: Agriculture,

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14-May-2019 12:45 PM EDT
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Newswise: The Conversation: Higher, Further, Faster: Marvel’s First Female Cinematic Superhero

The Conversation: Higher, Further, Faster: Marvel’s First Female Cinematic Superhero

University of Manitoba

When the Captain Marvel movie opens on March 8, coinciding with International Women’s Day, it will be Marvel Studios’s first female-superhero led film and many people will be lined up to see this much anticipated flick and to enjoy one of Captain Marvel’s trademark specialties: fighting galactic evil.

Channels: Arts and Entertainment, Women in Business,

Released:
7-Mar-2019 4:35 PM EST
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Study paves way for promising HIV vaccine

University of Manitoba

The study is the first in the world to demonstrate that chickenpox vaccine, when given to people who are already immune to it, does not trigger an unwanted “HIV-welcoming” immune state in the genital mucosa (lining) or in the bloodstream.

Channels: AIDS and HIV, All Journal News, Infectious Diseases, Vaccines, Local - Canada,

Released:
31-Jan-2019 11:05 AM EST
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Newswise: Integrated Data Vital in Stopping Spread of TB

Integrated Data Vital in Stopping Spread of TB

University of Manitoba

Manitoba has the highest provincial incident rate of active tuberculosis (TB) in Canada, and stopping its spread depends on, among other things, the availability of high-quality, comprehensive data to ensure early and complete treatment, according to a new study by the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy (MCHP) at the University of Manitoba.

Channels: Infectious Diseases, Respiratory Diseases and Disorders, Public Health, Local - Canada,

Released:
13-Dec-2018 1:05 PM EST
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Newswise: The Power of One: What’s My Responsibility as a Global Citizen?

The Power of One: What’s My Responsibility as a Global Citizen?

University of Manitoba

Protectionist laws; anti-immigration sentiments and abuse allegations: one scroll of a feed or flip through the paper can be enough to make you want to shut off and shut down.

Channels: Behavioral Science, Media and Journalism, Immigration, Local - Canada,

Released:
12-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT
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Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: U of M Researchers Decode the Spanish Flu, Advance in Microbial ‘Arms Race’

U of M Researchers Decode the Spanish Flu, Advance in Microbial ‘Arms Race’

University of Manitoba

The 1918 “Spanish Flu” was one of the most devastating pandemics in human history, killing 50-100 million people.

Channels: All Journal News, History, Infectious Diseases, Public Health, Influenza, Local - Canada,

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21-Aug-2018 12:25 PM EDT
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Newswise: New Book Explores How Expressive Arts Have the Power to Effect Social Change

New Book Explores How Expressive Arts Have the Power to Effect Social Change

University of Manitoba

Expressive Arts for Social Work and Social Change explores the values and benefits of expressive arts (i.e. visual arts, movement and dance, expressive forms of writing and narrative, music, and performance) and the role they can play in social work practice and inquiry.

Channels: Arts and Entertainment, Behavioral Science, Civil Liberties, Local - Canada,

Released:
21-Jun-2018 3:10 PM EDT
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Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: Leading with a Love of Reading

Leading with a Love of Reading

University of Manitoba

You don’t have to spend much time with Rhonda Flett before you realize her guiding philosophy could be summed up in the words: Happiness is found in the pages of books.

Channels: Arts and Entertainment, Education, Speech & Language, Local - Canada,

Released:
5-Apr-2018 2:05 PM EDT
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