Pilates

Recommended Screening by Age – 20s

Getting preventive care is one of the most important steps you can take to manage your health. That’s because when a condition is diagnosed early, it is usually easier to treat. And regular checkups can help you and your doctor identify lifestyle changes you can make to avoid certain conditions. When you are in your [...]

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Parents and Impact on Sun Exposure: Part II

Written by: Ann Sorgent RN, BSN  Clinical Supervisor Last week, we discussed the findings of a recent study comparing the rates of sun protection practices employed by parents of young children in Australia. The study determined that parents of children born in the latter group to parents who had been educated in skin safe practices [...]

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Women and breast cancer

Learning effective breast self-exam techniques

Written by: Karen Meyer, MD Q: How should a breast self-exam be performed, and how often? A: I am so glad you asked this question because performing monthly self-exams is so important in detecting breast cancer. As you can imagine, the earlier a lump is detected, the better chance of successful removal. A breast self-exam [...]

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Timely Reminders: Humor

Humor for the Health of It Did you know that the average preschooler laughs 400 times a day, and by age 35 that drops to 15 times a day? Did you know that every time you have a good laugh you burn 3.5 calories? Laughter and humor have many great benefits for both our personal [...]

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Healthy Recipe: Ginger Fruit Dip

Ingredients: 1 cup low-fat cream cheese 1 cup low-fat vanilla yogurt 1 Tbsp honey 1 tsp grated ginger root (or ½ tsp ground ginger) 1  cup crushed pineapple, drained Beat cream cheese, yogurt, honey, and ginger together until creamy. Fold into pineapple. Cover and refrigerate for at least one hour before serving. Recommend trying dip [...]

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menopause

“What a Pain”

Written by: Tyler Norton, PTA Almost everyone is asked the same question when entering just about any healthcare facility with pain. “On a scale of 0/10, could you rate your pain for me?” Everyone experiences pain differently. The purpose of this blog is to inform the general public more specifically, what each number on the [...]

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Archdiocese of Milwaukee

Video Blog: What Happens to the Bread & Wine?

People line up at Mass for a small cracker or a piece of bread and a sip of wine. Why? When you get down to it, isn’t it just bread and wine? Bishop Don Hying shares the mystery of the Eucharist with us, and what makes it a truly Holy Communion. Based upon the Catechism [...]

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