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Jump Start Your 2016

It’s a new year and it can be a new you! Some people like to set resolutions or look for a fresh start when the New Year comes…others simply need a change or need to get back into the routine at the gym after the celebrations that this time of year brings (including the Pack’s latest […]

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Healthy Recipe: Cottage Cheese Bedtime Bowl

Serves 1 8 oz. cottage cheese 2 tbsp. toasted flaxseeds Combine ingredients in a bowl. Nutrition Facts: 253 calories, 31g protein, 10g carbs, 9g fat

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Guest Blog: Irondad Triathlete – The RMC Triathlon Experience

Written by: Matt Kohl Back in the early spring of 2015, I received a personal email from the Race Director of the Ripon Medical Center (RMC) Triathlon. He informed me that as last year’s winner of the sprint event, I would be offered free entry into this year’s event. I was thrilled and honored by […]

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Tell me about macular degeneration

Written by: Adam Strittmatter, DO Ophthalmologist with Agnesian HealthCare Macular degeneration affects an estimated 15 million Americans and is present in 14 percent of all Caucasians over the age of 80. Interestingly, the disease affects less than 1 percent of Hispanic, African American, and Asian adults over 80 years old. Macular degeneration is age related […]

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2016 New Year’s Resolutions for Grievers

January – Make time to heal your heart February – Take up a new/old hobby March – Make time for new/old friends April – De-clutter one room in your home May – Take a walk outside at least once a day June – Plant flowers in memory of your loved one July – Have a […]

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Healing Thoughts: January 2016

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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A Skin-to-Skin C-Section Experience

Those precious first moments! The day your child enters the world is one of the best days of your life. But for Shelly Ketelhut, a Fond du Lac resident, the birth of her first son, Max, 4, didn’t go as picture perfect as she had planned. After 26 hours of labor, she ended up having […]

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