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Medication safety: Lock them up

Keep your medicine locked in a safe place away from your kids and other adults. The Food & Drug Administration, the Office of Women’s Health, and the American Hospital Association have combined their efforts to drive awareness of why keeping your medications locked is so important. Locally, the Drug Free Communities of Fond du Lac [...]

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Exercise: a moderate proposal (Part Two)

Part Two: Raising your heart rate In terms of heart rate, experts define moderate activity as anything that gets the heart beating at 50 to 70 percent of your maximum heart rate; vigorous, at 70 to 85 percent of capacity. Although there are individual variations due to genetics and fitness levels, you can generally determine [...]

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Healing Thoughts: May 2014

Through Agnesian HealthCare’s Bereavement Services, support is available during this grieving process to individuals and their families following the death of a loved one.  All services are offered at no charge and are available to any individual or group who has experienced the death of a family member or friend. Check out this month’s Healing [...]

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Exercise: a moderate proposal (Part One)

Part One: Why exercise is so beneficial While Dan is hardly a marathon man, he believes in the benefits of exercise – moderate exercise. Each night after dinner, he walks about two miles at a leisurely pace. Is that enough exercise for good health? When the aerobics movement gained momentum in the mid-1970s, the emphasis [...]

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Keep your kids on the move: Part Two

Part Two: How to reverse the trend What can parents do to help their children become more active? You know how effective your parents were when they lectured or preached at you. Nagging children to get out of the chair is not only ineffective but sometimes counter-productive. However, there are strategies that work. Attack in [...]

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Keep your kids on the move: Part One

Part One: Why movement is key You and your siblings snickered when your parents told you stories about having to walk three miles a day to school through a raging blizzard. You had no idea the challenge you would face many years later shooing your own children off the couch. Physical inactivity is a major [...]

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Early detection is key in colorectal cancer

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month! Among cancers that affect both men and women, colorectal cancer (cancer of the colon or rectum) is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. Every year, about 140,000 Americans are diagnosed with colorectal cancer, and more than 50,000 people die from it. Dr. Richard [...]

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The Importance of Colorectal Cancer Screening

Colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of cancer in males and females in the U.S.  One out of every 20 individuals living in the United States will develop colon cancer in their lifetime, that’s a high number. There are approximately 130,000 new cases of colon cancer in the United States.  Ninety percent of the [...]

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Video Blog: What is Prayer?

For many, prayer plays a huge role in their lives. But what exactly IS prayer? And why is it so important? Bishop Don offers us some great insight into the power of prayer, and the many different ways we can benefit from it. Based upon the Catechism of the Catholic Church (2559).

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Video Blog: Does Being Good Matter?

Many adults adore children who exhibit “good behavior.” Some kids even receive rewards, just for being good. Does being a good person still matter for grown-ups? With all of the stress of home and work, why bother? Bishop Don Hying has some “good” reasons in this video. Based upon the Catechism of the Catholic Church [...]

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