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Lived Experience Story | Tragedy of Suicide

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare December 22, 2020 0 Comments General Health

Fort HealthCare Guest Blog Post | Focus on Mental Health “My story is personal and painful. And though these events took place years ago, they remain fresh in my mind. I learned a lot about depressive disorders, suicidal tendencies, self-harm, and their signs. I have learned to be attentive to these signs. To not take […]

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Boost Your Immunity Through Prevention

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare November 2, 2020 0 Comments General Health

It’s the final week of Rock the Walk, so buckle up. We’re going to talk about viruses and bacteria. Understanding and appreciating our tiny friends can help make sense of the latest infection control recommendations. When it comes to your immunity, doing your part to keep germs away means your immune system has less work […]

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Boost Your Immunity With Stress Management

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare October 26, 2020 0 Comments General Health

Welcome to Week 5 of our Rock the Walk 2020 Challenge! We’re all about boosting your immunity during this year’s challenge. For this fifth week of our wellness challenge, we’re focusing on STRESS MANAGEMENT and its effects on immunity. Sometimes, a little stress can do wonders. It can wake you up, sharpen your senses and […]

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Boost Your Immunity With Less Alcohol

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare October 19, 2020 0 Comments General Health

Welcome to Week 4 of our Rock the Walk 2020 Challenge! We’re all about boosting your immunity during this year’s challenge. For this fourth week of our wellness challenge, we’re focusing on ALCOHOL and its effects on immunity. Most people would agree that 2020 has been a bit more stressful and uncertain than in past […]

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Importance of Mammograms

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare September 29, 2020 0 Comments General Health

There’s no doubt that having regular mammograms is the best way to detect breast cancer. However, you may be wondering when you should start having mammograms and how often you should have one. Talk to Your Doctor You should start by talking to your healthcare provider about when you should have a mammogram. When you […]

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Boosting Immunity with Sleep

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare September 28, 2020 0 Comments General Health

Welcome to Week 1 of our Rock the Walk 2020 Challenge! We’re all about boosting your immunity during this year’s challenge. For this first week of our wellness challenge, we’re focusing on rest and SLEEP. Sleep…everybody needs it! When you don’t get enough, it affects how you function when you’re awake, affecting your memory, concentration […]

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Give Yourself Some Non-Sedentary Love This Valentine's Day

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare February 14, 2020 0 Comments General Health

Let’s celebrate Valentine’s Day by talking about heart health. Not the typical “get more exercise” discussion. Let’s talk about sitting and how all that time in front of the computer at work and binge-watching episodes on weekends is affecting you. Let’s talk about getting some more movement and more action in your life! You probably […]

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Mammograms Can Lead to Early Detection

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare October 17, 2019 0 Comments Family Medicine

Mammograms are an important breast cancer screening tool for women. The National Breast Cancer Foundation estimates over 200,000 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer each year. One in eight women either currently has or will develop breast cancer in her lifetime, and eight out of nine women diagnosed with breast cancer have no family […]

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On the menu: Apples!

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare October 11, 2019 0 Comments Nutrition

October means it’s time for the Great Lakes Great Apple Crunch! In celebration of National Farm to School Month, communities all over Wisconsin are crunching into apples. It’s a chance to celebrate those nutrition-packed little fruits and the local farmers that grow them. Are apples healthy? Apples are inexpensive, easy to eat, and available all […]

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On the menu: Pumpkins!

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare September 27, 2019 0 Comments Nutrition

It’s Fall and the perfect time to enjoy your local farmer’s market while you still can! This time of the year has great seasonal produce that you can enjoy now and save for later. For a lot of us, fall farmers’ markets include buying pumpkins and gourds to adorn our tables and porches. Keep using […]

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