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Prediabetes: Beginning The Discussion

Karen Woodland RD, CDE Karen Woodland RD, CDE November 6, 2019 0 Comments General Health

Several years ago, I got a call from my friend. She had just been told that she was pre-diabetic and had been given a list of recommendations from her primary care provider. Since my friend’s dad had been diagnosed with diabetes, she knew what was in store and she was overwhelmed. What she didn’t realize […]

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The Annual Flu Shot: Should You Get It?

Tahmeena Siddiqui Tahmeena Siddiqui October 30, 2019 0 Comments General Health

Each year, you may wonder if the flu shot is really necessary and when asking around you will get all kinds of opinions. But if you ask your health care provider, the answer will probably be yes. Here are some common questions and concerns about the flu shot with the latest information from the CDC […]

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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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Fall Fitness

Tiffany Tiffany September 12, 2019 0 Comments General Health

TGIF and Happy Friday everyone! Fridays are a day filled with fun, excitement for the weekend, and for me—a day off of fitness classes. As a fitness instructor, I look forward to exercising, laughing with, and seeing all of my participants, and value all of the acquaintances I have made over the years.   As much […]

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Prostate Cancer Awareness Month 2019

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare September 5, 2019 0 Comments General Health

Knowing your prostate health is important Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in men after skin cancer. It’s also the second most deadly after lung cancer. The good news is that prostate cancer can be detected earlier than ever, when treatment is most likely to be effective. Unfortunately, prostate cancer does not offer […]

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Athletes Dealing with Heat

Julia Neppl PT, LAT Julia Neppl PT, LAT August 28, 2019 0 Comments Sports Medicine

Late summer brings the kids back-to-school along with the heat and humidity we all dread. I look forward to this time of year because I love football!  As an athletic trainer, however, I see the dangerous effects this heat can have on young athletes; this is especially true when combined with dehydration. In a perfect […]

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Welcome Back To School

Tiffany Tiffany August 22, 2019 0 Comments General Health

Hey, friends! This is the end of August that many kids dread, and parents are out celebrating— it’s back to school time! With back to school it usually means earlier bedtimes, parents trying to remember what they learned in math to help their kids with their homework, and a much crazier schedule with drop off […]

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Taking Concussions Seriously is a No-Brainer

Julia Neppl PT, LAT Julia Neppl PT, LAT August 15, 2019 0 Comments Family Medicine

The school bells will be ringing soon and your children will be back in the classroom. As your kids return to the fields or courts for another sports season, it is important to remember how to protect your kids, especially from concussions. Symptoms Sometimes it can be hard to tell if someone is suffering from […]

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