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Audio Blog: Breast Cancer Awareness Part 1

October is breast cancer awareness month, which you have probably noticed by all the pink that you see around you.  Stacy Hammack, a mammogram technologist at Ripon Medical Center, along with Bill Daly, Director of  the Agnesian Cancer Center, discuss the importance of prevention and early detection.   To schedule an appointment for a mammogram, [...]

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Video blog: Does God Really Exist?

Does God Really Exist? Is there really a God? How do we know that God exists? In this C4: Ignite Your Catholic Faith video, Bishop Don Hying speaks to all us who are wondering if God is real.  

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Leading Inspiration: The Facts on the Workplace and Domestic Violence

Submitted by Rene S. Firari Will, Domestic Violence Program Coordinator at St. Agnes Hospital On average, four to five women a day are murdered by their husbands or boyfriends in the United States.  Women experience two million injuries from intimate partner violence each year. Domestic violence can follow victims to work, spilling over into the workplace when a [...]

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Will the Shake Weight Work? A One-Month Test

Article review by Janelle B. Baldwin, PTA, CWT, STS, CSCI I was recently forwarded an article about the Shake Weight…Will It Work by Nicole McDermott.  She conducted an experiment using the gyrating “fitness device” with an included video for three weeks because her roommate swore by it. She was amazed at the sweat she built [...]

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What is a physical therapist?

By Brooke Roth, DPT, LAT Are you a recreational athlete that has shoulder pain every time you get done playing? Have you had back pain on and off for the past few years? Do you have arthritis and your knees are sore? If you said yes to any of these questions, you may benefit from [...]

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Are you lacking passion?

I was reminded in church this past Sunday…”Vision is seeing something in the future that creates such a passion in you that you are called to act! There is no way anyone can talk you out of it because you have that clear vision of what is ahead and you make a plan to achieve it!  [...]

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Shrimply the Best!

This is a great football party appetizer! Restaurants get crazy with their appetizers…try this recipe to “ make over dish” Ingredients: 2 tbsp. light plain soymilk Dash cumin Dash chili powder, or more to taste 1/4 cup shredded fat-free cheddar cheese 1/4 cup shredded reduced-fat Monterey Jack cheese 1 wedge The Laughing Cow Light Creamy [...]

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