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Recommended Screenings by Age – 50s

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. In addition to a full [...]

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Pink Glove Dance: Join the Movement

Agnesian HealthCare is excited to announce the kickoff of the 2013 Pink Glove Dance! Last year, our community rallied together to land our Pink Glove Dance video in the top ten percent nationwide! “We were overwhelmed by the community’s support in 2012,” says Holly Brenner, vice president of Strategic Development & Marketing with Agnesian HealthCare. [...]

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Pelvic congestion syndrome…what is it?

Written by:  Brita McCullough, MD Pelvic congestion syndrome is a medical condition in women caused by varicose veins in the lower abdomen. The varicose veins may develop from prior pregnancies or for unknown reasons. The presence of estrogen in the body can cause vasodilation which can result in the accumulation of blood in the veins [...]

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Suicide Prevention

Let’s Talk About Suicide Which is greater, the yearly number of suicides in Wisconsin or the yearly number of homicides? The answer is that in recent years, completed suicides exceeded homicides by a wide margin – almost four to one. Suicide Facts • Each year about 650 people succeed in suicide attempts in Wisconsin. An [...]

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New Ripon Medical Center taking shape quickly

The landscape on the City of Ripon’s east side is taking on a whole new dimension as construction moves rapidly at the new Ripon Medical Center. Driving by the new facility off Highway 23 shows the construction of stair shafts, as well as footings and foundation parameters in place for the entire structure. The Emergency [...]

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Audio Blog: An interview with Dr. Daniel Johnson about osteopathic medicine

Dr. Daniel Johnson, a Family Medicine physicians at Agnesian HealthCare’s Fond du Lac Regional Clinic in North Fond du Lac, talks about naturopathic supplements, osteopathic medicine and indications on the KFIZ morning show with Wade Bates. An Interview With Dr. Daniel Johnson by Agnesian HealthCare

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ImPACT Testing for Concussion

by Corey Wencl, LAT with Agnesian HealthCare It seems like concussions have become an injury that gets more attention than it ever has in the past.  With notable concussions to professional athletes being in the news, one can’t help hearing about concussions and being more aware of the harmful short and long-term effects that they [...]

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