Written by: Robert Santa-Cruz, MD with Agnesian HealthCare Urology Services The possibilities of testosterone therapy are enticing – increase your muscle mass, sharpen your memory and concentration, boost your libido and improve your energy level. As you get older, testosterone therapy may sound like the ultimate anti-aging formula. Testosterone is a hormone produced primarily in […]
Body-image is how we think, feel, and react to our own perceived physical appearances to the outer world. Body-image develops over time based on culture, media, family, peers, others, and our own mental thoughts. Body image is not permanent; it is always changing and is a process we can work on and adjust over lifetime. […]
Written by: Joy Schultz, PharmD Pharmacy Director Agnesian HealthCare Important tips to remember when giving kids medications: If mixing medication in the child’s food, only mix the medication in a small amount that the child will eat. Give the medication mixed in food with the first few bites of the meal or snack. If the medication is mixed […]
The American College of Gynecology (ACOG) changed the guidelines for frequency of PAP exams to eliminate unnecessary testing of younger and older women with no history of abnormal PAP smears and at low risk for developing cervical cancer. Age 30 on, ACOG says that screenings can be cut to every two to three years when […]
I met my first savant in 1962 when I developed a Children’s Unit at Winnebago Mental Health Institute. This jarring juxtaposition of ability and disability in the same person intrigued me then, and intrigues me still. The savant best known to the Fond du Lac area is Leslie Lemke who many remember from the story […]
Keep your medicine locked in a safe place away from your kids and other adults. The Food & Drug Administration, the Office of Women’s Health, and the American Hospital Association have combined their efforts to drive awareness of why keeping your medications locked is so important. Locally, the Drug Free Communities of Fond du Lac […]
ASTOP is a Sexual Assault Service Provider offering treatment, outreach, prevention, and advocacy, emphasizing hope and connection to self and others located in Fond du Lac and Green Lake counties. “The Healing Resource” is ASTOP’s quarterly publication, focusing on community outreach, prevention education, awareness and agency initiatives.
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- Ripon Medical Center begins ‘Pathway to Excellence’ work May 26, 2016
- In their honor: the stories of St. Francis Home veterans May 26, 2016
- 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