Audio Blog: Andi Weigand discusses allergic rhinitis

Listen to Andi Weigand, APNP, a family nurse practitioner at the Fond du Lac Regional Clinic in Ripon, as she shares with us the latest developments on Allergic Rhinitis.     If you would like to schedule an appointment with Andi, call (920) 745-3180.

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Do you drink too much cola?

Do you drink cola beverages?  I read an abstract from a United States government bulletin saying, The popular cola drink is a strange mixture of phosphoric acid, sugar, coloring and flavoring matter.  The amount of phosphoric acid is 55%, giving cola drinks an acidity of pH 2.6, or about the same as vinegar.  Why doesn’t [...]

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Photo Blog: Pink Glove Dance Fun

Looks like fun – let’s all raise our hands in support of all cancer survivors out there!               Watch for Agnesian HealthCare’s Pink Glove Dance video coming soon, and give us your vote. Our friends at the Fond du Lac Surgery Center and Fond du Lac Regional Clinic South [...]

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Summer Volunteens make an impact at St. Francis Home

Our summer Volunteens group is doing a terrific job helping out residents.  A big “THANK YOU” to all of them.  Some have been busy transporting residents to various activities, while others have been helping out at games like bingo and volleyball, accompanying residents on outings, and more.  The added attention is more than welcomed by [...]

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Helping Kids and Teens Return to School And Succeed Academically

By Sarah Arnold, PsyD It happens every year at this time. Parents and kids across the country are getting ready for the start of the school year once again. There are certain key practices that will make life easier for everyone in the family when it comes to managing schoolwork. Generally speaking, families can start [...]

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English: Sugar cubes. Français : Cubes de sucr...

Natural Alternatives to Sugar

Complied by Janelle B. Baldwin PTA, CWT, STS, CSCI Lead Fitness Trainer at the Agnesian HealthCare Associate Fitness Center Here are some great sugar substitutes to decrease your “addictions” to white refined sugar. Like anything, in moderation some white sugar will not send you to an early grave; but dependence on sugar to give you [...]

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English: Crunches

We all desire flat abs

I am frequently asked, “How do I get a 6 pack?”  Not where to buy beer but how to achieve nice, sculpted abs. The common misconception is that you need to do thousands of crunches per day.  Well, you CAN do thousands of crunches per day, but if you don’t lose the layer of fat [...]

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