Exercise: Good Rx for Heart Failure

Don remembers his grandmother sitting all day, every day in her rocking chair. Her slippered feet and ankles were noticeably swollen, and she walked very slowly and with great effort whenever she got up from the chair. The early doctors called it dropsy, meaning swelling or abnormal accumulation of fluids under the skin. Today it [...]

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Photo blog: Agnesian Cancer Center naming celebration

Physicians and associates serving patients through Agnesian Cancer Care services recently came together to celebrate the new official name of the Agnesian Cancer Center, located at 480 E. Division Street in Fond du Lac. The facility was previously known at the Central Wisconsin Cancer Program. The new name, Agnesian Cancer Center, helps to create a [...]

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Cover of "The Sociopath Next Door"

How to Recognize a Sociopath

There is a subgroup of human beings that walk unnamed among us. They are called sociopaths or psychopaths. These individuals cause a great deal of pain to other human beings in the world through their cruelty, manipulation, deception and power plays. The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual V(newest version of the book most commonly used by [...]

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How is sleep apnea treated?

“There are many treatments available for sleep apnea. A visit with your provider will be helpful in finding a solution that is best for your specific needs and concerns.  Your treatment may or may not involve one of the following,” says Danielle Reysen, a supervisor at the Agnesian HealthCare Sleep Center. How is sleep apnea [...]

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Video Blog: Transmission of Revelation

In this C4: When it comes to religion and beliefs, the world is full of choices. Should I be Catholic? Is Christianity the right path? Bishop Don Hying presents an overview on why many people have found a universal, spiritual home within the Catholic Church for more than 2,000 years. If you’re wondering “how do [...]

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Grieving allows you to heal

I came across this short poem the other day.   I felt I needed to share it with all of you, and feel free to share this with those that you know may be grieving as well.         Grieving Allows you to Heal   Grieving allows you to heal, to remember with [...]

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Reasons to quit: getting bigger

When Meryl Haggard or Willie Nelson tell you that “the reasons for quittin’ are getting bigger each day,” you assume they are talking about alcohol. But the line is every bit as appropriate for smokers as it is for alcoholics. You’ve undoubtedly seen the statistics: 400,000 Americans die each year from smoking-related illnesses. That’s one [...]

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