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Video blog: Ripon Medical Center Construction Tour

Katherine Vergos, Ripon Medical Center chief operating officer, recently toured Ripon area media representatives through the new Ripon Medical Center, scheduled to open Saturday, December 13, 2014.

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Video blog: Catholic I.D. Seek & Knock

The letters “I” and “D” provide a double entendre, standing both for the single word “identification” and the phrase “intentional discipleship.” In addition to helping craft a catchy title, the words also point to all three of Archbishop Jerome Listecki’s key focus areas: Catholic Identity, Evangelization and Stewardship. Catholic I.D. runs through June 2015 and [...]

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Vote Here for the Pink Glove Dance!

Click here to vote:  pinkglovedance.com. Remember that you can vote once per day, per e-mail address! On the line: up to $50,000 in prizes for cancer charities! Please help spread the word about this great cause! There will be a bracketing system during this year’s voting period. After week one, only the 10 videos with [...]

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$2,150 and counting!

In 2014 alone, our Pink Glove Dance fund-raising efforts have generated $2,150 dollars for cancer research! Over the summer, Agnesian Cancer Center providers tied on aprons and sold pork sandwiches at Relay for Life ceremonies in Ripon, Waupun and Fond du Lac. Their hard work paid off to a tune of $1,900 – all of [...]

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Gearing up for the 2014 Pink Glove Dance

One whirlwind week:  12 hours of filming at eight locations with 400 dancers wearing 800 pink gloves. Whew! The result: our 2014 Pink Glove Dance video! This year we were absolutely humbled by the participation of so many cancer survivors in our filming. Behind the scenes, we got to learn a little more about these [...]

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Audio blog: Tell me more about screenings for women

Dr. Steven Sheppard, MD, an obstetrician/gynecologist with Agnesian HealthCare at Ripon Medical Center, discusses the importance of screenings and the hot topic of HPV vaccines.

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Pink Glove Dance filming to start

Agnesian HealthCare is excited to announce its participation in the 2014 Pink Glove Dance nationwide video competition to raise breast cancer awareness. Community members, cancer survivors, family and friends are invited to join Agnesian HealthCare for two community filming opportunities: Friday, June 27, TOAD Kids Zone, 5 p.m., Sheboygan Street, Fond du Lac; and Thursday, [...]

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Video Blog: Expiration Dates Matter

Written by: Joy Schultz, PharmD Pharmacy Director at Agnesian HealthCare If you searched through your medications at home, would you find any that are expired?  As medications age or are stored improperly, the amount of the useful ingredients in the medication decrease causing them to be ineffective or even potentially dangerous.  It is really important to [...]

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Video Blog: Using Medicines Wisely

Written by: Joy Schultz, PharmD Pharmacy Director Agnesian HealthCare Medications are a very important method for helping you with your health, they may also cause harm if not used correctly.  Here are some tips to help keep you safe while using medications: Ask Questions!  Make sure you understand how you take your medication and why you are taking [...]

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