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Should you go to the Emergency Department?

David Rutledge, MD David Rutledge, MD August 10, 2016 0 Comments Family Medicine

Determining when and where to receive medical care can be a difficult decision.  This is especially challenging when you do not have health insurance.  Sometimes it seems that the only option available is the Emergency Room at the local hospital.  However, using the Emergency Room for non-emergent health issues is not only time consuming, it […]

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World Breastfeeding Week: August 1-7

Beverly Haferman RN, LC August 3, 2016 0 Comments Obstetrics

August is National Breastfeeding Awareness month, with the very first week, August 1-7, being World Breastfeeding Week. The main focus of these two health awareness celebrations is on the importance of the role that breast milk has in an infant’s development, as well as the health and wellness benefits to the mother. Breast milk not […]

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Speech Kidz - Summer Enrichment Program

Abbie Krueger Abbie Krueger July 13, 2016 0 Comments General Health

I’m very excited to announce our NEW Speech & Language Summer Enrichment Program offered through Fort Healthcare – Speech Kidz! Language Disorders in Children Most infants or toddler can understand what you’re saying well before they can clearly talk. As they mature and their communication skills develop, most children learn how to put their feelings […]

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Camp for Kids with Diabetes

Katherine Lemon, MD Katherine Lemon, MD June 24, 2016 0 Comments General Health

Summer – a time for fun in the sun, backyard barbecues, vacations, lazy afternoons at the beach; and for many kids, going away to an overnight summer camp. When I was young, I wanted so badly to go to summer camp. I was able to go once with a Girl Scout troop, and I remember […]

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Healthy BBQ Party Foods

Lisa Ashwill, RD CD Lisa Ashwill, RD CD June 17, 2016 0 Comments Nutrition

Summer is a time to get out of the kitchen and fire up the BBQ! In my family, summer is also about planning for our 4th of July party between the parade and fireworks.  What better excuse to invite over friends and family than a barbecue cook out?  It’s a time to get out all […]

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Natural Ways to Reduce High Blood Pressure

Lisa Ashwill, RD CD Lisa Ashwill, RD CD May 26, 2016 0 Comments General Health

“My doctor told me I have high blood pressure, what do I do now?” Well, the good news is that what you eat makes a difference, and there are natural, healthy alternatives to reducing your numbers. Here are three healthy alternatives to lowering your blood pressure through a proper diet: Eat less salt. A high-sodium […]

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Healthy Ways to Keep Your Blood Pressure Down

Tiffany Frohmader, B.S. Tiffany Frohmader, B.S. May 19, 2016 0 Comments General Health

May is such a fun month with all of the hustle and bustle of spring sports and school nearing the end, wedding and graduation season kicking off and holidays such as Mother’s Day and Memorial Day. Did you also know that May is also known for “Blood Pressure Awareness” month? Blood pressure is the measurement […]

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5 Ways to Reduce Muscle Soreness

Julia Neppl PT, LAT Julia Neppl PT, LAT May 11, 2016 0 Comments General Health

The weather is turning for the better, and more and more people are beginning a new exercise program to jump start their summer health goals! Whether you are just starting to work out or have been working out for years, muscle soreness is a common part of the process. Delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) happens […]

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Growing Up Can Be Stressful

Katherine Lemon, MD Katherine Lemon, MD May 4, 2016 0 Comments General Health

We often refer to our children endearingly as “tiny humans,” which they most certainly are, but they are by no means tiny adults for quite some time. Children’s emotional development grows in stages just as their physical development does. There are so many complex things happening with children and adolescents as they grow up. We […]

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3 Springtime Community Activities for May

Tiffany Tiffany April 28, 2016 0 Comments General Health

Spring Community Activities We’ve made it to nicer temperatures, finally! Spring is my absolute favorite time of year because we’re coming out of the cold Wisconsin abyss known as ‘winter’, and because the communities come alive with activities and people sightings. I love the jammed-packed bike paths, the yardwork being done and of course, the […]

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