Getting to Know Savant Syndrome: Part III

Why is savant syndrome seen more frequently in males than females? Savant syndrome does occur four to six times more frequently in males than females. Partly that is due to the fact that savant syndrome occurs in as high as 10 percent of individuals with autistic disorder where that same disproportionate male:female ratio is seen. [...]

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Recommended Screening by Age – 30s

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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What Is UV Sun Exposure and How Do I Protect Myself From It?

Often when we read or hear about skin cancer and sun exposure the term UV will be used. UV is short for ultraviolet radiation and it is given off by the sun, as well as tanning beds. The UV rays have three different wavelengths called UVA, UVB and UVC. The different wavelengths determine how deep [...]

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Impact of obesity during pregnancy

“Women do gain weight during pregnancy and that is healthy for both mom and baby,” says Dr. Mary Schultz, M.D., an OB/GYN with Agnesian HealthCare.  As a nation, however, our waist lines are expanding and starting a pregnancy overweight or obese can be a concern.  The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists’ report, “Obesity in [...]

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Timely Reminders: Resilience

Resilience in psychology is defined as “the mental ability to recover quickly from change, stress, depression, illness or misfortune” (wikipedia). At some time, all humans are impacted by some type of misfortune or change that challenges our resilience. Resilience is one of the ingredients that differentiates people who take a victim mentality from those with [...]

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Agnesian HealthCare Sport, Spine & Work Center

Fall Prevention Home Safety List

Written by :Matt Sheehy, PTA Fall prevention is important for your health. Here are things you can do to minimize your risk for falling. STAND TALL: Shoes-Always wear sensible and good fitting shoes. Tell-Tell family members, friends and your doctor if you feel dizzy. Assistive Device-Always use your cane, walker or other assistive device when [...]

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Archdiocese of Milwaukee

Video Blog: Does Jesus Still Heal People?

His miracles of healing the sick are a big part of His ministry. Are those amazing medical miracles things of the past, or is Jesus still working wonders today? Bishop Don Hying talks to us about the healing power of Christ. Based upon the Catechism of the Catholic Church (1499).  

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