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Resources and Activities for a Healthy COVID-19 Summer

Kids are out of school… now what? Since the beginning of the novel coronavirus pandemic, many people have juggled additional and sometimes unfamiliar roles while at home, including caregiver, employee, teacher, entertainer, coach, and virtual tour guide. As the school year officially comes to a close, the “new normal” is again shifting. Families may be…

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2019 Annual General Meeting

We are thrilled to celebrate another incredible year of important milestones and accomplishments with our partners, research teams, and support staff at the Annual General Meeting! While this year’s event may look a little different than past AGMs – due to physical distancing – we know it’s more important than ever to connect and reflect…

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Food Allergy Awareness Month

Facts about Food Allergies Food allergies affect 4-8% of children worldwide. In Canada, about 7% of children have a food allergy, and an estimated one out of every two people knows someone with a food allergy. People can be allergic to almost any food. There are 11 priority allergens in Canada. Milk and egg allergies…

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National Nursing Week

May 11-17 is National Nursing Week! We sat down with one of the nurses from our Research Support Unit (RSU) at the Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba (CHRIM), to highlight the importance of nurses in research and to get an understanding of what goes on at the unit. Barb Fletcher has been a clinical…

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We Support Healthcare Workers

All Manitobans benefit from the commitment and care our health-care workers provide at some point in their lifetime, whether that be for the birth of a new baby, treatment for an ongoing health condition, or emergency care.  The treatment our front-line healthcare workers have continued to provide for regular hospital visits in addition to the…

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Science Experiments for Kids

As many of us are at home social distancing right now, our daily routines have been turned upside down. For some, this means working from home or having more free time for a new hobby, but for parents and caregivers, daily life has changed drastically for both you and your children. Not only are you…

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3 Book Series You Can Read With Your Children

Reading aloud to young children is not only one of the best activities to stimulate language and cognitive skills; it also builds motivation, curiosity, and memory. – Bardige, B. Talk to Me, Baby! (2009), Paul H Brookes Pub Co. We know how important it is to empower today’s children and families with the tools to…

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Diabetes Awareness Month

Here at CHRIM, diabetes is a key part of our research and something we work to bring awareness to during Diabetes Awareness Month and throughout the year. Dr. Elizabeth Sellers is a pediatric endocrinologist at the Children’s Hospital and a researcher within the Diabetes Research Envisioned and Accomplished in Manitoba (DREAM) theme at CHRIM. In…

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Science in the Community

The Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba was invited to St. John Brebeuf’s Grade 2 class as part of their social studies education. The students are currently learning about communities and its important components, which includes the different occupations that contribute to our society. We all love science at CHRIM and know the impact our…

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