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Family history: facts or folklore?

Part two of three If you’ve ever tried to track your ancestors, you know that family history is a complex puzzle with many missing pieces. Constructing your family medical history is an even more complex process, but if you persevere and do it right, you can gain important information that can affect your own health [...]

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Your family, your health

Part one of three If you’ve ever tried to track your ancestors, you know that family history is a complex puzzle with many missing pieces. Constructing your family medical history is an even more complex process, but if you persevere and do it right, you can gain important information that can affect your own health [...]

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Audio Blog: An Interview with Dr. Filip Troicki

Dr. Filip Troicki, a radiation oncologist with Agnesian HealthCare at the Agnesian Cancer Center, discusses the importance of colon cancer screenings, as March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month across the country. Dr. Troicki also talks about fit kits and the Living Smart event taking place the first week of April.

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February is National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month

Written by: Lindsay Swope, Domestic Violence Counselor with Agnesian HealthCare Many times when we think of abusive relationships we often think of relationships involving adults; however abuse among teens in intimate relationships is occurring as we speak. Below are statistics that only begin to shed light on this prevalent issue of teen dating violence. Nearly [...]

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FAQ: What is the Agnesian eHealth process?

How Do I Sign Up for Agnesian eHealth? Simply complete the registration form in the Agnesian eHealth brochure, tear it off and give it to a receptionist, nurse or drop it off at either Agnesian HealthCare Information Desk (clinic or hospital), on the main campus, 430 E. Division Street, Fond du Lac. Please bring a [...]

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Getting help for ear infections

Written by: John Nash, M.D. Ear infections are all too common among young children, and they create a great deal of pressure and stress for parents. Most ear infections get better on their own in a day or two. Unlike a cold, which is nearly always a viral infection, an ear infection is often bacterial. [...]

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Video Blog: Why a Year of Faith?

What a journey! Thanks to a proclamation from Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, we have traveled together through a Year of Faith from October 2012 to November 2013. So, what do we do now? Bishop Hying has more on carrying this year with us, forever.

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Video Blog: Heaven, Hell & Purgatory

When people die, what happens next? Many of us have heard that good people go to heaven and bad people go to hell. Is that it? What is purgatory, anyway? Bishop Don shares some great info with us about life’s next chapter. Based upon the Catechism of the Catholic Church (1020).  

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Video Blog: What Happens When We Die?

For many of us, dealing with death is difficult. No matter the circumstances, it’s often hard to say “goodbye” to those we love. In this episode, Bishop Don explains that for followers of Christ, death really isn’t the end. Based upon the Catechism of the Catholic Church (1005, 1021).  

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Being mindful of hearing during aging process

Written by: Elizabeth Gorman, Au. D. with Agnesian HealthCare Hearing loss affects nearly 36 million adults in the United States. Impaired hearing may be caused by many things. Older people are the largest group affected by hearing loss. The contributors range from excessive noise, drugs, viral or bacterial infections, head injury or head tumors, stroke and [...]

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