Health and Wellness

3 lesser known areas of health you need to be prioritizing

When it comes to prioritizing certain areas of health, most people readily understand the importance of key areas like nutrition, exercise, and sleep, but there are several lesser known areas that can have just as significant of an impact on your overall wellbeing if not properly attended to. Here are...
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2019 Flu Vaccination Clinics

Western Wisconsin Health is offering flu vaccination clinics on the following days: Tuesday, October 15, 2019 | 7:30 am - 7:00 pm Thursday, October 17, 2019 | 8:30 am - 2:30 pm Tuesday, October 22, 2019 | 7:30 am - 7:00 pm Thursday, October 24, 2019 | 10:00 am -...
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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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