Fall and winter training

With steam coming off the lake in the morning, it’s clear that fall is probably here.  With it can come a decrease in training and meals full of those amazing calorie filled comfort foods and a season of arm-chair quarterbacking. Don’t let your fitness slip away this year as your “off-season” begins. You worked too [...]

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Healing Thoughts: October 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: Does Being Good Matter?

Many adults adore children who exhibit “good behavior.” Some kids even receive rewards, just for being good. Does being a good person still matter for grown-ups? With all of the stress of home and work, why bother? Bishop Don Hying has some “good” reasons in this video. Based upon the Catechism of the Catholic Church [...]

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The hype officially begins for the Pink Glove Dance

It’s October. Look around and take in the beauty of the fall colors – vibrant orange, soft yellow, deep red… and pink, lots of pink. It seems like the whole world turns pink for October. Sure, that means there’s an influx of pink-frosted treats in the break room. But unfortunately, indulging in that pink cupcake [...]

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New RMC Towers

As part of its facility planning, Ripon Medical Center has worked with the city of Ripon to incorporate design features that complement the city’s rich history. For example, the three towers that welcome patients and visitors to the main entrance, Emergency Department and wellness center feature slanted pitched roofs that match many historical buildings downtown. [...]

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Breast cancer awareness: The five steps of a breast self-exam

Step One: Begin by looking at your breasts in the mirror with your shoulders straight and your arms on your hips. Look for: Breasts that are their usual size, shape and color Breasts that are evenly shaped without visible distortion or swelling Inform your provider if you see: Dimpling, puckering or bulging of the skin [...]

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Fibroids: the most fequently seen tumor of the female reproductive system

Written by: Lisa Michels, RN, MSN, Women’s Service Line Clinical Lead Fibroids are the most frequently seen tumors of the female reproductive system. Although the cause of them is unclear, it is believed that they develop from a muscle cell in the uterus, which multiplies quickly, influenced by estrogen. It is estimated that between 20 to 50 [...]

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