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How to properly put on a wetsuit

Contributing author: XTERRA Wetsuits Putting on a wetsuit may look easy, but there are also a few tricks and steps to ensure it is done right to avoid tears and a proper fit. There are multiple features of a proper fitting, including the ability for your swim stroke to remain as close to normal as [...]

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What is a reference range?

You went to the doctor or had a laboratory screening or diagnostic test performed and the results are in.  For some tests, the result is easy and straightforward to read – positive or negative. However, many tests require some interpretation when results are above or below the reference range. A reference range, in many cases, [...]

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Exercise and work: how to fit it all in your busy day

Another morning comes and you miss your alarm to get up to exercise. You get up, get dressed and head to work for another day. While you tell yourself that you’ll exercise AFTER work, you’re running late and still have to make dinner and get the children ready for bed. You make a deal that [...]

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Cold versus warm fluids when exercising

I have heard several arguments for drinking cold or warm fluids while exercising. Many people believe that drinking cold water makes your body work harder to cool off the fluid. According to the International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism, cyclists who drank cold fluids finished a time trial in 90 degree heat two [...]

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FAQ: What is the Agnesian eHealth process?

How Do I Sign Up for Agnesian eHealth? Simply complete the registration form in the Agnesian eHealth brochure, tear it off and give it to a receptionist, nurse or drop it off at either Agnesian HealthCare Information Desk (clinic or hospital), on the main campus, 430 E. Division Street, Fond du Lac. Please bring a [...]

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A Time When Silence was Golden

Written by: W. Drew Brandli, MSW, LCSW with Agnesian HealthCare Behavioral Health Services “I don’t think he heard me,” said a woman in speaking with a friend about her husband. “He doesn’t seem to care about what I have to say or how I feel. It is always what he thinks, and then he tells [...]

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What you need to know about stair lifts?

Do you find it difficult to go up and down the stairs again and again each day? While stair lifts help individuals with handicaps effectively manage their mobility at home, these lifts are for anyone. Stair lifts, when installed in a person’s home, will help take them up and down their stairs safely, comfortably and [...]

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Q & A About Conflict

Q: In meetings we have various opinions expressed. This is good because it adds many ideas to the mix, but at times it results in a great deal of conflict and no decisions being made. Do you have any models of conflict management? A: Thank you for your question. Part of making a situation, a [...]

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Q & A About Servant Leadership

Q: I often hear about “Servant Leadership.” What does this really mean? A: The phrase “Servant Leadership” was coined by Robert K. Greenleaf in The Servant as Leader, an essay that he first published in 1970. In that essay he said: “The servant leader is servant first…It begins with the natural feeling that one wants [...]

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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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