Life Health

BTHC Foundation Chair Debra Enns, Dr. Elizabeth Thompson, Dr. Mary Jacob, BTHC Foundation Executive Director Shannon Samatte-Folkett, pose with the new breast probe at Boundary Trails Health Centre donated by the foundation. (GREG VANDERMEULEN/Winkler Times)

Boost for breast cancer treatment

A new breast probe, donated to the Boundary Trails Health Centre, will make surgeries less invasive, and prevent an extra trip to Winnipeg for southern Manitoba residents dealing with breast cancer. The Boundary Trails Health Centre Foundation gave the $69,000 probe to fulfill a local request.

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Loneliness in our modern age

All of us at some point in our lives have experienced loneliness. For some it’s temporary, perhaps triggered by particular events or transitions, while for others, it seems to be a permanent fact of life. So is modern life making us lonely? Loneliness does not necessarily mean the same as being alone.