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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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Back to School Vaccinations

Toni Zastrow, RN, BSN, NCSN Toni Zastrow, RN, BSN, NCSN August 8, 2019 0 Comments General Health

Vaccines are the best way to protect your child’s health As you are making your back-to-school checklist for your preteen, we encourage you to make sure your sons and daughters get all the vaccines that are required/recommended for them. Schedule your child’s appointment today to ensure they are up-to-date on the vaccines they need. The […]

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4 Common Challenges when Breastfeeding

Diane Markham, RN OB Diane Markham, RN OB August 1, 2019 0 Comments General Health

There is no question that breastfeeding is a healthy choice for your baby. But, for a lot of mothers, breastfeeding past the first few months can be a struggle. In fact, in Wisconsin 82.2% of mothers choose to start out breastfeeding, but only 48.8% are exclusively breastfeeding at 3 months. During those first months of […]

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Adjusting your Technology Habits

Tiffany Tiffany July 26, 2019 0 Comments General Health

In today’s tech savvy world, screen time is the best time… right? Well what if I said it was probably doing you more harm than good. I will be the first one to tell you that these technological devices we are all so use to using truly do help our lives in many wonderful ways. […]

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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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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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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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