Can athletes have sleep apnea?

Yes they can! The Pro Player Health Alliance hosts free public events for fans to learn about the personal struggles of their football heroes. Their Tackle Sleep Apnea campaign is for people to see firsthand that even super star athletes are vulnerable to this disorder. The Pro Player Health Alliance is raising awareness in a […]

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Archdiocese of Milwaukee

Video Blog: Should We Always Tell the Truth?

They say “the truth hurts.” Some of us even quote John 8:32, declaring that “…the truth will set you free.” Should we always be truthful, always? Bishop Don Hying shows us how sharing the truth can be a phenomenal way of sharing love. Based upon the Catechism of the Catholic Church (2464).

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Audio Blog: Dr. Tom Fabricius discusses men’s health

Agnesian HealthCare’s Dr. Tom Fabricius, Family Medicine Physician, talks about men’s health issues on the KFIZ  morning show.

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Cancer Risks – Control What You Can!

Written by: Ann P Sorgent RN, BSN, Clinical Supervisor – Agnesian Cancer Center A paper recently published in the Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention journal discussed studies revealing that the taller a post-menopausal woman is, the greater risk she has of developing cancer.  This discussion was prompted by a recent study of data from over 144,000 women […]

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Part 2: Being prepared when you are expecting

Last week we provided a list of 10 questions to ask your insurance company focused on the coverage of the birth of your child(ren).  There are also some questions you may want to ask related to your newborn(s) prior to the birth.  Having these questions answered will give you time to focus on caring for […]

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Recovery

September is Recovery Month Recovery month highlights the benefits of substance abuse treatment, the contributions of treatment providers and promotes the message that recovery from substance abuse in all forms is possible. Here are tips about recovery from The Partnership for a Drug-Free America™. What Happens to the Person with the Addiction in Recovery? Recovery […]

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Video blog: Keeping a pulse on construction progress

Katherine Vergos, Ripon Medical Center chief operating officer, has been sharing updates on the new hospital construction, set to open in fall/winter 2014. These community presentations have brought forward exciting details, as well as offering insightful questions from area residents. If interested in a presentation for local organizations, call Public Relations at (920) 926-4971.

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