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Slimdown Exercise Motivation!

Tiffany Tiffany April 11, 2019 0 Comments General Health

  Happy Slimdown, everyone! What an awesome opportunity for you and everyone else who joined to get a little motivation to move more, eat better, and take a peek at what you can be doing to improve your health—we’re excited that you joined! Each week of the challenge has a different focus around the concept […]

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Alcohol Awareness Month

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare April 4, 2019 0 Comments General Health

Drinking too much alcohol increases people’s risk of injuries, violence, drowning, liver disease, and some types of cancer. The good news? We can all do our part to prevent alcohol misuse or abuse. Alcohol Awareness Month can make a big difference in helping spread the word about different strategies for preventing alcohol misuse/abuse and encourage […]

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Colonoscopy Prep Isn't So Bad

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare March 28, 2019 0 Comments General Health

If you’ve heard colonoscopy stories from your friends or relatives, chances are they’ve mentioned that the preparation, or “prep,” is the most unpleasant part of the exam. Although most people agree that consuming nothing but clear liquids and drinking a large amount of laxative liquid is not an ideal way to spend a day, you […]

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Your Colonoscopy Questions

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare March 14, 2019 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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Slimdown Challenge 2019: Healthy Habits

Tiffany Tiffany March 7, 2019 0 Comments General Health

  Happy March, everyone! I feel like March is/will be that month that Wisconsinites start to have a glimmer of hope that we can go a week without snow/ice/sleet/thunderstorms and terrible driving conditions… at least I hope! March also has some other great and exciting opportunities that I’m looking forward to. These include: First day […]

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Who Should Get a Colonoscopy?

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare February 28, 2019 0 Comments General Health

Colonoscopies Are An Important Step To Preventing The Third Leading Cause Of Cancer In Men and Women A colonoscopy is an exam that can screen for and prevent colorectal cancer, which is the third most common cancer in men and women. But if you’ve never had a colonoscopy, or it’s been a while since your […]

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Steps To Better Your Heart Health

Tiffany Tiffany February 14, 2019 0 Comments General Health

Check out these steps to ensure you’re making heart health a top priority in your life Happy February everyone! When I think of February, I think of the Super Bowl, Valentine’s Day, and Pitchers and Catchers reporting. As of lately, I’m thinking about the amount of “Wisconsin weather” we’ve had. In the “Health and wellness world”, February […]

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Winter Running Safety Tips

Amie Ramczyk Amie Ramczyk January 24, 2019 0 Comments General Health

It is that time of year when the temperature begins to drop and the days are shorter.  Because of this many people believe it means the morning and evening outdoor runs/walks need to come to an end.  This is very far from the truth, in my personal opinion; it is my favorite time of the […]

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4 Things You Can Do to Lower Your Stroke Risk

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare January 17, 2019 0 Comments General Health

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 795,000 Americans have a stroke each year. What’s more, 140,000 of those Americans – nearly 20 percent – die as a result of their strokes, and many stroke survivors develop long-term disabilities that cause problems with speech, movement, and their ability to think. […]

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Hand and Wrist Stretches for Computer and Smartphone Users

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare January 10, 2019 0 Comments General Health

Smartphones, computers and tablets have done wonders for productivity and connectivity. But daily use of these devices can cause you to make repetitive — and often awkward — hand and wrist movements that can sometimes result in pain or stiffness. If you are a frequent smartphone, computer, or tablet user, it is important to keep your hands […]

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