Agnesian Cancer Center Unveil

Know what you need to do: six tips to reduce cancer risk

Written by: Chrissy Boe, Wellness Coordinator at Agnesian HealthCare Though there are many types of cancer, all cancers begin from a mutation of a normal cell. Mutations begin to occur when a cell does not die as it should and new cells continue to produce when the body does not need them. The extra cells […]

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Bouncing back after baby

Having a baby is a life-changing and amazing experience. When you hold your little bundle for the first time, you are elated beyond measure. But shortly after returning home and getting into your daily routine, you realize that your body is not what it used to be. Your body is caught in a state of […]

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Critical Thinking

Q: What is critical thinking? A: Thank you for a great question. Here are thoughts from Michael Scriven and Richard Paul from the National Council for Excellence in Critical Thinking Instruction.   A Brief Conceptualization of Critical Thinking Critical thinking is the intellectually disciplined process of actively and skillfully conceptualizing, applying, analyzing, synthesizing and/or evaluating […]

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Healthy Recipe: Holy Moly Guacamole!

Ingredients: 1 (15-ounce) can peas, drained and rinsed ½ cup mashed avocado (~1 medium avocado) ¼ cup fat-free plain Greek yogurt 4 tsp lime juice ½ tsp garlic, minced ¼ tsp salt 1/8 tsp pepper 1/8 tsp cumin 1/8 tsp chile powder 1/3 cup cherry or grape tomatoes, chopped ¼ cup onion, finely chopped Place […]

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Benefits of that food that might surprise you

I have been storing up some tidbits of information that I have read over the last few month, all relating to food or secrets of food! Green Tea: Remember the blog I wrote on the dangers of ibuprofen use during exercise (  There are foods that have anti-inflammatory properties that are much easier on your […]

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Archdiocese of Milwaukee

Video Blog: What are Holy Orders?

Deacons, priests, bishops, archbishops, cardinals and the pope. How did these men get their start? How do you know when you’re on the opposite end of that Divine call? Bishop Don shares his personal story and orders up some great info on the leaders who serve us. Based upon the Catechism of the Catholic Church […]

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Getting to Know Savant Syndrome: Part III

Why is savant syndrome seen more frequently in males than females? Savant syndrome does occur four to six times more frequently in males than females. Partly that is due to the fact that savant syndrome occurs in as high as 10 percent of individuals with autistic disorder where that same disproportionate male:female ratio is seen. […]

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