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Heart Health Awareness - Year-Round

Tiffany Tiffany February 22, 2018 0 Comments Nutrition

Create Heart-Healthy Habits 365 Days a Year! February is American Heart Month. With 17.3 million deaths each year from cardiovascular disease, it’s important to remember about your heart health, not just for the month of February, but year-round! Let’s take a quick glance at the statistics of heart disease and just how prevalent and dangerous […]

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Eating for a Healthy Heart

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare February 16, 2018 0 Comments Nutrition

When it comes to nutrition and eating for a healthy heart, some simple diet changes can improve your lipid numbers. Lipid labs are the labs your doctor orders to check the levels of cholesterol, LDL (bad) cholesterol, HDL (good) cholesterol, and your triglycerides. It’s important to know your numbers and to understand what those numbers means so […]

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Knowing Your Health Numbers Is Key

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare February 8, 2018 0 Comments General Health

Keep track of your numbers Individuals with pre-diabetes, and type 2 diabetes are likely to also have high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure and high blood sugar. These individuals are also likely to be overweight/obese. These factors can play a major part in developing cardiovascular disease and other serious health conditions as time goes by. But […]

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Small Changes Can Make a Big Difference in Heart Health

Tiffany Tiffany February 1, 2018 0 Comments General Health

Put Your Heart Health First Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. Every year, 1 in 4 deaths are caused by heart disease. The good news? Heart disease can often be prevented when people make healthy choices and manage their health conditions. Communities, health professionals, and families […]

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Food Swaps For A Healthier Super Bowl Sunday

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare January 25, 2018 0 Comments Nutrition

As the Super Bowl comes creeping up in the coming weeks, we start to prepare dishes and snacks for our parties with friends and family.  Unfortunately, most of those dishes and snacks are packed with calories, fried in grease and just overall unhealthy. The average football fan eats about a day’s worth of calories during […]

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Are You Keeping To Your New Year's Resolutions?

Tiffany Tiffany January 19, 2018 0 Comments General Health

Resolutions might seem hard to maintain with January coming to a close. Health resolutions are very common for those looking to lose weight and improve the quality of their health overall. Having a resolution is a great approach to creating a healthier you, but why not try something new? Why not turn your resolution into […]

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Alcohol - How Much Is Too Much?

Traci Wilson Traci Wilson January 11, 2018 0 Comments General Health

Alcohol is the most frequently consumed substance of use and misuse in Wisconsin, and during the holidays our alcohol use is typically higher than normal. Alcohol can add a lot of additional calories we don’t need, but it can also be harmful to our overall health.  Do you know what the risks are?  How do […]

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Make 2018 your year for "Quitting Sitting"

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare January 5, 2018 0 Comments General Health

As the New Year begins, most people like to make a “New Year’s Resolution.” Why not make yours “Quitting Sitting?” Most American adults spend up to eight hours sitting a day and everyone knows that sitting behind a computer all day can get a little drawn out day after day. What most people do not know […]

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"What did you say?"

Cheryl Kinney, Au.D. Cheryl Kinney, Au.D. December 28, 2017 0 Comments General Health

Hearing loss causes isolation by making you feel like you are not plugged into the world you’re your relationships. Maybe you have found you opt to stay home versus attending social engagements to avoid putting yourself in setting where you can’t hear well. During the holidays, this is particularly apparent, when family and friends get […]

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Strategies for a Healthy Holiday Season

Traci Wilson Traci Wilson December 21, 2017 0 Comments General Health

Keeping Healthy During The Holidays Thanksgiving is over but we are now in the midst of MORE holiday gatherings, lots of great food, and often an overabundance of delicious treats. Temptations are tested and any attempt to “diet” is often crushed. I prefer to not use the word “diet”, or any other words often associated […]

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