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A Healthier Tomorrow – The politics of health – Part 3

A Healthier Tomorrow – The politics of health – Part 3 – Medicare and Medicaid in Wisconsin Imagine a Healthier Tomorrow By Alison H. Page Over the last few months we have discussed the origins of health insurance and how the federal government got into the insurance business.  To recap,...
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Nutrition for Your Life: Eat to Fuel, not Fill

Good nutrition is vital to your health at any age. The foods you eat fuel your body and the activities you do, affect your overall health, and even affect your mental and emotional state. While most any food you eat will give you calories – the basic building blocks of...
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Avoid Swimmer’s Ear this Summer

Written by: Sara Atteberry, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Trying to beat the heat this summer with long days in the pool?  Swimming is a great activity for your child, but can also make them prone to swimmer’s ear. Swimmer’s ear, or acute otitis externa (AOE), is an inflammation of the external...
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2019 Discounted WIAA Approved Sports Physicals

WW Health is Offering Discounted WIAA Approved Sports Physicals The Sports Medicine Team at Western Wisconsin Health (WW Health) is pleased to announce we are offering discounted ($25.00) WIAA approved sports physicals to area student athletes on Tuesday, July 16 at the main campus and Thursday, July 18 at the...
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A Healthier Tomorrow – Make Summer Safe for Kids

A Healthier Tomorrow - Make Summer Safe for Kids Imagine a Healthier Tomorrow By Alison H. Page Summer means lots of kids will be playing outdoors, but it's important to keep a safety checklist in mind to keep kids safe while they're having fun. Here are some great tips to...
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A Healthier Tomorrow – Don’t get sick from a tick!

A Healthier Tomorrow – Don’t get sick from a tick! Imagine a Healthier Tomorrow By Alison H. Page Serious illness from tick bites is on the rise in our country, and in Wisconsin and Minnesota, along with states in the northeast and mid-Atlantic area, the situation is reaching epidemic proportions. ...
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The key ways a Health & Wellness Coach can improve your life

Health and wellness are two of the most important aspects of leading a happy life. They affect so many different areas – many of which you might not even consider – concerning both your mental and physical wellbeing. But while the benefits are great, it can often be difficult to...
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