Top 10 Things for your Kids when they say “I’m Bored” this summer

Create Fun Lists in Four Categories  – Cut them apart and put in envelopes.  Depending on the situation, put the ideas from the envelope, into a hat and have your childpick one to do. Indoor ideas by yourself (e.g. play solitaire, juggle three balloons, draw) Indoor ideas with others (e.g. play charades, play “guess what’s […]

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Healthy Recipe: Strawberry Shortcakes

Ingredients 1 tablespoon calorie-free sweetener 1 tablespoon cornstarch 1 cup orange juice 1/4 teaspoon vanilla or almond extract 1 1/2 cups sliced fresh strawberries (about 1 pint) 6 sponge cake dessert shells (5-ounce package) Preparation Combine sweetener and cornstarch in a small saucepan. Stir in orange juice. Bring to a boil; cook, stirring constantly, 1 […]

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Take me out to the ball game…but help me do it safely.

Written by: Billie Jo Braatz PT, DPT, LAT Summer is in the air and with that comes the start of America’s favorite pastime, baseball. Each year an increasing number of young children begin partaking in baseball or softball, contributing to the concern for the growing number of injuries occurring from these sports. Shoulder and elbow […]

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Healing Thoughts: June 2013

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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Video Blog: Why is Confirmation Important?

When people are baptized in the name of Jesus Christ, they become Christians, right? So, why do Catholics have confirmations? Bishop Don Hying shares some great information on this special sacrament. Based upon the Catechism of the Catholic Church (1285).  

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How to deal with “fogginess” during chemotherapy

Written by: Ann P Sorgent RN, BSN  Clinical Supervisor  at the Agnesian Cancer Center Occasionally, one of our medical oncology patients will report having difficulty with memory and feeling “foggy” during or following their course of chemotherapy.  Especially common are word-finding issues, difficulty with multi-tasking, forgetfulness and trouble concentrating.  Some­times referred to as “chemo-­brain,” chemotherapy-​​related cog­ni­tive impair­ment […]

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The Role of the Breast Health Coordinator

Written by: Patti Domask, RN, BSN, Breast Health Coordinator, Waupun Memorial Hospital Breast cancer treatment involves several healthcare providers, which, at times, can become confusing for patients. A breast health coordinator, or navigator, serves as a consistent presence through the entire course of care – assessing the physical, psychological and social needs of the patient. This […]

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