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Getting Back on Track After a Cheat Meal

Tiffany Tiffany July 17, 2019 0 Comments General Health

Happy post-fair week friends!   I hope you were able to get out to the fair and enjoy the weather—wasn’t it gorgeous? For those of you who did make it out to the fair, I’m sure you’ve all seen the delicious fried foods that were at every corner. I myself enjoyed a nice cheese curd […]

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UV Safety Awareness Month

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare July 3, 2019 0 Comments General Health

Summer is here! Protect yourself from the suns UV rays. Summer has finally arrived and while the sun is shining bright and the temperatures warm up, it’s a perfect time to remind people that July is UV Safety Awareness Month. We all enjoy the warm summer rays, but many people don’t think about the damaging […]

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Am I at risk for an ACL injury?

Emily Shepley, DPT, CSCS Emily Shepley, DPT, CSCS June 27, 2019 0 Comments Sports Medicine

Many of us feel it will never happen to us. However, an estimated 200,000 anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries occur in the United States each year, making it the most common and disabling condition in sports medicine. Over the last 20 years the number of ACL injuries has increased by over 50 percent with females […]

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Diabetics Dealing with Summer Heat

David Misorski, MD David Misorski, MD June 20, 2019 0 Comments General Health

It’s finally starting to feel like Summer! Like many Wisconsin natives, I love the change of seasons, and the unique pleasures each one brings. But the heat of Summer can also mean problems for patients with Diabetes. Type I and Type II diabetes can impair a person’s ability to sweat, hampering the body’s ability to keep […]

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Sunburn Treatment for Pain Free Summer

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare June 14, 2019 0 Comments Family Medicine

Summer is finally here! So you lost track of time, forgot to reapply your sunscreen, fell asleep in a comfy deck chair at the Aquatic Center – that happens to the many of us every now and then. And a painful sunburn is the price we pay. Years ago, sunburns were treated by rubbing butter onto […]

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Healthy Summer BBQ Party Foods

Lisa Ashwill, RD CD Lisa Ashwill, RD CD June 6, 2019 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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Continuing Healthy Habits Post-Slimdown Challenge

Tiffany Tiffany May 30, 2019 0 Comments General Health

Slimdown Challenge 2019 Has Come To A Close… Now What? This part of the challenge is always so bittersweet for me. Most people don’t know the immense amount of time and effort that goes into these challenges behind the scenes, and I look forward to a bit of a ‘reprieve’ at the end of a […]

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When do I use MyCompass messaging vs. e+Care?

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare May 22, 2019 0 Comments Family Medicine

Fort HealthCare offers more convenient ways for you to message your healthcare team and have more access to care when you need it through our online care options. Depending upon what you or a family member is experiencing, this information will hopefully help you choose which option is best for your needs. Patient Portal Fort […]

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Tinnitus: Understanding that ringing in your ears

Cheryl Kinney, Au.D. Cheryl Kinney, Au.D. May 15, 2019 0 Comments General Health

Many people experience a persistent ringing in their ears. This common affliction, known as tinnitus, affects roughly 20 percent of the American population. Tinnitus is defined as the perception of sound when none is actually occurring. For some it is a minor nuisance but for others, a major impediment to their quality of life. It […]

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Is it asthma? Maybe not...

Kelly Foster, MS-CCC, SLP Kelly Foster, MS-CCC, SLP May 10, 2019 0 Comments General Health

  Is it asthma, or Vocal Cord Dysfunction (VCD)? During normal breathing, our vocal cords (folds) move apart, allowing air into the airway and into our lungs.  When we breathe out, the vocal cords (folds) come together, just as they do when we speak or cough. Paradoxical Vocal Fold Motion (PVFM), also known as Vocal […]

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