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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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Boost Your Immunity with Exercise

Tiffany Tiffany October 12, 2020 0 Comments General Health

Welcome to Week 3 of our Rock the Walk 2020 Challenge! We’re all about boosting your immunity during this year’s challenge. For this third week of our wellness challenge, we’re focusing on EXERCISE. Can you believe we’re already approaching the halfway mark? Sometimes I wonder how it is possible that time is moving so quickly… […]

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Boost Your Immunity with Good Nutrition

Traci Wilson Traci Wilson October 5, 2020 0 Comments Nutrition

Welcome to Week 2 of our Rock the Walk 2020 Challenge! We’re all about boosting your immunity during this year’s challenge. For this second week of our wellness challenge, we’re focusing on NUTRITION. Covid-19 has brought on so many unknowns, and now with the flu season upon us, it’s time to pump our bodies full […]

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Hearing Devices Aren’t Enough without Good Communication Habits

Cheryl Kinney, Au.D. Cheryl Kinney, Au.D. October 1, 2020 0 Comments General Health

If you’ve taken the first step toward better hearing by investing in hearing devices, you deserve to be congratulated. But satisfaction is not guaranteed by a simple purchase. You have a responsibility to develop good communication habits designed to maximize the benefits you receive from wearing hearing devices. Try these tips for better hearing and […]

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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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Focusing on Suicide Prevention for Our Youth

Alicia Leslie, MSW, LCSW Alicia Leslie, MSW, LCSW September 25, 2020 0 Comments Family Medicine

Suicide. That seven letter word that can create panic and extreme waves of grief for entire communities. An action that is labeled as horrific, painful, hopeless yet preventable. A decision that is intimately personal and forever. A topic that can make parents anxious and reach to cover their child’s ears saying, “not my child.” Governor […]

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Stress and nutrition affect our physical and emotional health

Traci Wilson Traci Wilson August 28, 2020 0 Comments Nutrition

Stress can have a profound effect on proper nutrition, physical activity, and overall well-being (and vice versa)! The reality of this web is that when one is out of balance it is likely that the others will also be out of balance, which leads to decreased overall health (physical, mental, emotional), decreased immunity and increased […]

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An Introduction to Understanding Opioid Misuse and Addiction: Part 1

Tyler Prickette PharmD Tyler Prickette PharmD August 7, 2020 0 Comments General Health

In current news and social media, we see and hear about the opioid crisis.  According to preliminary numbers from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services released on July 22nd, opioid overdoses in Wisconsin have increased 117% since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. As a student pharmacist at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Pharmacy, […]

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How to start the conversation in talking to your teen about drugs

Sarah Pagenkopf, PharmD, BCPS Sarah Pagenkopf, PharmD, BCPS June 22, 2020 0 Comments General Health

As a parent, there are a few conversations that I’m not looking forward to having with my child. A few conversations that I’ll admit, I’m afraid will be more uncomfortable for me than they will be for her. Talking about drug use, smoking and alcohol is one of those conversations. However by knowing more, by […]

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