The heart begins beating at four weeks after conception Typically a woman has a faster heart rate than a man Your heart beats 100,000 per day 1 in 3 deaths in the USA are heart disease related Regular exercise is the single most important key to heart health Your heart is about the size of […]
Dr. Eric Nelson, an orthopedic surgeon at Waupun Memorial Hospital was recently interviewed about his job. He also discussed options for hip pain, such as hip resurfacing or hip replacement. Listen now.
Written by: Louise Borzcik, RD, CD, CDE, certified diabetes educator, Agnesian HealthCare Physical activity, at least 30 minutes a day, is important for everyone! However, for people with diabetes, consistent physical exercise does a lot of good things! Physical activity: Helps insulin work better. Insulin is what takes the sugar out of your blood and […]
One of the number one risk factors for developing specific cancers is a positive family history. Talking with a genetics professional about your family history of cancers could result in consideration of genetic testing. If a genetic mutation is found, it can greatly increase your risk of developing a cancer in your lifetime. Knowledge is […]
In an earlier blog (here) I discussed how the acquired savant syndrome hints at buried potential within us all. Acquired savant syndrome is the rare, but real, phenomenon in which an ordinary person suffers a head injury or other brain incident such as stroke or dementia followed by the sudden emergence, sometimes at a prodigious […]
A stent is a tiny metal mesh tube the props open the artery walls. It is used to treat narrowed or blocked arteries. Some stents are coated with medication that slowly and continuously release to prevent the artery from becoming blocked again.
Written by: Bryan Royce, M.D. Shoulder instability is usually caused from a fall on an outstretched arm or being hit in the arm while the arm is out to the side. Many times this will damage the shoulder labrum (the soft tissue ring that helps the shoulder stay in place) or it may even damage […]
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- Teams forming for June 1 Foundation for Ripon Medical Center golf outing May 23, 2016
- Travelers urged to consider Zika exposure May 19, 2016
- Fond du Lac woman wins Grief Relief’s backyard makeover May 17, 2016
- Ripon Medical Center Auxiliary to host Pick n’ Save brat fry May 17, 2016
- Agnesian HealthCare Volunteers award scholarships May 13, 2016
- Waupun Memorial Hospital achieves Pathway to Excellence designation for second time May 12, 2016
- Fond du Lac woman wins Samaritan $150,000 Cash raffle May 11, 2016