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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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When is it Time to See Your Urologist?

Christopher Manakas, MD Christopher Manakas, MD April 21, 2016 0 Comments General Health

Urology is the diagnosis and treatment of conditions of the urinary tract and male reproductive system for adults and children. A urologist is a physician with specialized medical and surgical training in treating urinary and genital conditions. At Fort HealthCare Urology Associates, we’re dedicated to alleviating your concerns, provide thorough answers based on the latest […]

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How Yoga Can Improve Your Quality of Life

carriegarity carriegarity April 7, 2016 0 Comments General Health

After decades of running I knew I was losing flexibility and my knees and hips were especially stiff and achy after running. I started practicing yoga in my 40s, on a DVD. I quickly gained flexibility and strength, but there was something more about it that brought me to my yoga mat two or three times a […]

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Understanding Food Labels

Lisa Ashwill, RD CD Lisa Ashwill, RD CD March 30, 2016 0 Comments General Health

I have heard many times how confusing the nutrition facts label can be. “What do I look at? How much am I supposed to get? What is important for me?” The nutrition facts label can be very complex, especially when we haven’t been told how to decipher it. By the way, the FDA is proposing […]

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7 Questions About Your Colonoscopy

jonathanmclaughlin jonathanmclaughlin March 24, 2016 0 Comments General Health

Going in for a colonoscopy might not be anyone’s idea of a fun way to spend an afternoon, but it’s something that everyone over the age of 50 should do. Colorectal cancer is the second most common cancer in the U.S. and one of the leading causes of cancer death among both men and women. The […]

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Athletic Training- A Safer Approach to Work, Life and Sport

brianmeitner brianmeitner March 17, 2016 0 Comments General Health

Help us celebrate this year’s Athletic Training theme: A Safer Approach to Work, Life and Sport. Athletic Trainers are health care professionals who collaborate with physicians to provide preventative services, emergency care, clinical diagnosis, therapeutic intervention and rehabilitation of injuries and medical conditions. The National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) is the professional membership association for […]

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Losing Weight- How We Can Help You!

jamesmartin jamesmartin March 3, 2016 0 Comments Nutrition

Losing weight has easy, hard and really hard parts.   Let’s start with the easy part: the math of weight loss. One pound of human fat tissue holds about 3,500 Calories of energy. Calories are how we measure energy that our bodies use; it is also how we measure the energy stored in the food […]

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How to Find Your Solution to Stress

donaldwilliams donaldwilliams February 25, 2016 0 Comments Family Medicine

Having gotten past Groundhog’s Day (didn’t see his shadow), Valentine’s Day (remembered my wife) and now being teased with warm weather, it may seem an odd time to write about stress. Unfortunately, however, all of us continue to be bombarded with stress in our everyday lives and learning to cope with the day-to-day issues we […]

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Eating for Heart Health- Easy as 1, 2, 3!

amypodmolik amypodmolik February 18, 2016 0 Comments Nutrition

When it comes to nutrition, 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 that you can be more proactive […]

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Heart Disease- A Call to All Women

colleenvoll colleenvoll February 11, 2016 0 Comments Family Medicine

As the Clinical Exercise Physiologist in Cardiopulmonary Rehab at Fort HealthCare I work with all different types of people that have heart disease. As most people are aware, heart disease is the number 1 killer of men and women in America. Unfortunately, most people believe that heart disease only happens in individuals that are overweight, […]

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