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A healthy snack—when your munchkins have the munchies!

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare March 30, 2017 0 Comments Nutrition

With childhood obesity rates where they are, it’s important to teach your kids how to make healthy choices, and what better way than to teach them to make nutritious snacks that are easy and delicious! The first step is setting aside a low cabinet or low refrigerator shelf where kids can access food to make snacks […]

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Move it to Lose it!

Heidi Jennrich, APNP Heidi Jennrich, APNP January 2, 2017 0 Comments Family Medicine

I have been working in pediatrics for over 15 years. In this time, I have seen a great need to improve the health of families both in nutrition and exercise. We are feeding our children, but is it the best nutrition for their bodies? Our goal at Fort HealthCare’s pediatric clinic is to care for […]

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Indoor fitness activities to do with children

Tiffany Tiffany December 22, 2016 0 Comments General Health

For parents, it can be tough to find indoor local activities for your child(ren) to burn off some energy during the deep freeze of winter, but it’s important to help motivate them to stay active and to aim for at least 60 minutes daily of physical activity. Winter in Wisconsin can be tough for the family […]

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Antibiotics are not for all illnesses

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare November 30, 2016 0 Comments Family Medicine

When you or your child is not feeling well, the impulse to get a prescription for an antibiotic – quickly! – seems like the best course of action, offering the most immediate relief for illnesses. Many of us have grown up believing antibiotics are a “cure-all,” having experienced success when using them in the past. […]

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Respiratory allergies and immunotherapy

Michael Anderson, MD Michael Anderson, MD October 21, 2016 0 Comments Family Medicine

An ear, nose, and throat specialist (ENT) is a physician trained in the medical and surgical treatment of the ears, nose, throat and related structures of the head and neck. ENTs have special expertise in managing diseases, conditions, disorders and infections of the ears, nose and nasal passage, sinuses, voice box, mouth and throat, as well as […]

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Camp for Kids with Diabetes

Katherine Lemon, MD Katherine Lemon, MD June 24, 2016 0 Comments General Health

Summer – a time for fun in the sun, backyard barbecues, vacations, lazy afternoons at the beach; and for many kids, going away to an overnight summer camp. When I was young, I wanted so badly to go to summer camp. I was able to go once with a Girl Scout troop, and I remember […]

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Growing Up Can Be Stressful

Katherine Lemon, MD Katherine Lemon, MD May 4, 2016 0 Comments General Health

We often refer to our children endearingly as “tiny humans,” which they most certainly are, but they are by no means tiny adults for quite some time. Children’s emotional development grows in stages just as their physical development does. There are so many complex things happening with children and adolescents as they grow up. We […]

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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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Less Screen Time, More Play Time

Stephanie Gogots Stephanie Gogots August 13, 2015 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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