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Emergency Use Authorization | COVID-19 Vaccine

Anthony Knutson, Pharmacy Resident Anthony Knutson, Pharmacy Resident January 7, 2021 0 Comments General Health

Emergency Use Authorization Exciting news is coming from the COVID-19 frontlines! We now have two vaccines that have been given Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). What does EUA mean? An EUA is a way for the FDA (the governing body in the United States that approves drugs and vaccines […]

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Lived Experience Story | Tragedy of Suicide

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare December 22, 2020 0 Comments General Health

Fort HealthCare Guest Blog Post | Focus on Mental Health “My story is personal and painful. And though these events took place years ago, they remain fresh in my mind. I learned a lot about depressive disorders, suicidal tendencies, self-harm, and their signs. I have learned to be attentive to these signs. To not take […]

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Slimdown Wellness Challenge | Making and Keeping Your Resolutions for 2021

Traci Wilson Traci Wilson December 21, 2020 0 Comments General Health

The definition of resolution, according to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, is “the act or process of resolving.” If you are like me and take life a little less serious on occasion, then you may appreciate one of the top three definitions of New Year’s resolution from the Urban Dictionary. The things you promise yourself you will […]

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Slimdown Wellness Challenge | Progress Not Perfection

Tiffany Tiffany December 14, 2020 0 Comments General Health

Happy Week 5 of the challenge, everyone! Can you believe we’re a little over 1 week away from 2021?! I look back on 2020 and in one thought I think “this was the fastest year ever” and the next thought I think “what are you talking about?! I feel like I’ve lived 47 lifetimes in […]

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An Introduction to Understanding Opioid Misuse and Addiction: Part 2

Tyler Prickette PharmD Tyler Prickette PharmD December 9, 2020 0 Comments General Health

In our last post, we focused primarily on what opioid pain relievers are, their side effects, and examples of these medications. Opioids are in our news and on social media more recently because of the unintended consequences of misuse and addiction.  Today, I’d like to focus on understanding how use of opioids can lead to […]

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Slimdown Wellness Challenge | Exercise and Physical Activity

Tiffany Tiffany December 7, 2020 0 Comments General Health

Well group…you made it halfway—and we’re on the downward slide from here on out! WOOHOO! This week’s theme for the challenge is winter exercise. It can be downright depressing during the winter months in Wisconsin, and instinctively, we want to hunker down, get cozy, and turn on the Netflix as soon as we get home […]

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Slimdown Wellness Challenge | Alcohol and Your Health

Tiffany Tiffany November 30, 2020 0 Comments General Health

Hello everyone! We’re already to week 3 of the Slimdown Challenge—as with the rest of the year, time is FLYIN’! Remember, all health changes take time and it doesn’t happen overnight. Continue to work towards your goals, and don’t allow frustrations to get in the way—but rather make a plan to power through! Alrighty…into week […]

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Slimdown Wellness Challenge | Holiday Meals

Traci Wilson Traci Wilson November 23, 2020 0 Comments Nutrition

Food is everywhere during the holidays, making it tough to stick to your healthful eating and exercise habits. On average, most Americans gain around one pound during Thanksgiving and the New Year. Is that all?! Well, that may not seem like a lot, but add in a winter of eating a bit more and exercising […]

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Slimdown Wellness Challenge | Coping with Holiday Stress

Tiffany Tiffany November 16, 2020 0 Comments General Health

WELCOME to the 2020 Slimdown Challenge—the fully virtual version. Like everything in 2020, well, we just keep on keeping on…and wonder what else we can check off our “2020 Bingo Card”. We’re ready for another 6 weeks of accountability, bonus challenges, health information, and of course fun—and we hope you’re ready too. This Slimdown Challenge […]

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Boost Your Immunity Through Prevention

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare November 2, 2020 0 Comments General Health

It’s the final week of Rock the Walk, so buckle up. We’re going to talk about viruses and bacteria. Understanding and appreciating our tiny friends can help make sense of the latest infection control recommendations. When it comes to your immunity, doing your part to keep germs away means your immune system has less work […]

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