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Health Matters 3/22/17

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Team registration for the 2017 Half Moon Dragon Boat Festival in Eau Claire ends Friday, March 31. The festival, sponsored by Mayo Clinic Health System

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Making the Rounds 3/22/17

NEW POST: Physician assistant Erica Gyorfi recently joined the Orthodpedic Center at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire.

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Get Moving 3/22/17

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Meetings & More 3/22/17

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Home health aides: Wage hikes could deepen shortage

WEST CHAZY, N.Y. — Only 17 snowy miles from the Canadian border, Katie Bushey’s most basic needs are met by traveling health aides who come into her home to

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Health Matters 3/15/17

COLON HEALTH: Visitors to the Wisconsin Sports Show in Eau Claire from Friday to Sunday at the Chippewa Valley Conference Center, 5150 Old Mill Plaza, can learn about colon

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Meetings and More 3/15/17

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Health officials: ‘Know your risk’

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Neonatologist Gurvir Khurana had only read about it in textbooks. Seeing it in real life has been a shock: baby after baby born severely anemic, lungs

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Making the Rounds 3/15/17

PROGRAM RETIREMENT: Dr. Dennis Breen, a family practice physician, has retired from the UW Health Family Medicine Residency Program, where he served as a faculty member and

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Health Matters 3/8/17

CAMP WABI: Registration is open for Camp Wabi, a summer camp for kids entering sixth through 10th grades who struggle with their weight. 

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First patient has TAVR surgery

Eighty-seven-year-old Charles Kaeding of Augusta has faced his share of health issues through the years, including battling prostate cancer and sustaining hip and knee

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Meetings and More 3/8/17

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Get Moving 3/8/17

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Making the Rounds 3/8/17

PROMOTIONS: Three colleagues have been promoted to director level and have taken on expanded responsibilities at HSHS Sacred Heart and St. Joseph’s hospitals.

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Meetings and More 3/1/17

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A place all their own

MIAMI — She asked her mother for her new name.

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Get Moving 3/1/17

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Get Moving 2/22/17

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Meetings and More 2/22/17

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Bringing patients, doctors together

CHICAGO — Sitting on a bed at Lurie Children’s Hospital, Levi Krystosek, 10, rubbed a sore spot on his foot.

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Meetings and More 2/15/17

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Get Moving 2/15/17

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Health Matters 2/15/17

MENTAL HEALTH-RELATED PROGRAMS: HSHS Sacred Heart and St. Joseph’s hospitals’ 3D Community Health is hosting the following mental health-related programs: 

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Laughing until you die

Just weeks before Christmas some years ago, Shirley Rapp and her family faced the devastating news that she had what appeared to be a terminal illness.

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Get Moving 2/8/17

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Meetings & More 2/8/17

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Making the Rounds 2/8/17

The following have joined Mayo Clinic Health System:

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Love your lipids

Dyslipidemia (dis-lip-eh-dee-mee-ah). It’s one of those big, need-your-dictionary words. But it’s linked to something many of us are familiar with: heart disease

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Heart Health

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital and Mayo Clinic Health System are hosting the following events to raise heart health awareness during American Heart Month:

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Health Matters 02/01/17

RESIDENCY PROGRAM: Prevea Health, HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital, the UW School of Medicine and Public Health and the Medical College of Wisconsin announced a collaborative

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Meetings and More 02/01/17

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Making the Rounds 02/01/17

NEW POSTS: The following have joined Mayo Clinic Health System: 

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Local Mayo successor named 

Dr. Rick Helmers, an Iowa native, is trading in the sun of Arizona for Wisconsin’s winters to succeed Dr. Randall Linton as the physician leader for Mayo Clinic’s community

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Making the Rounds 1/25/17

CERTIFICATION: Leslie Svoma, the director of nursing for Dove Healthcare–Osseo, recently earned Director of Nursing Services Certification through the American

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Meetings and More 1/25/17

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Get Moving 1/25/17

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Early signs of   Alzheimer’s 

You’re deep in a conversation with a friend and suddenly you can’t remember an acquaintance’s name.

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Health Matters 1/25/17

BRADSHAW EVENT: HSHS Sacred Heart and St. Joseph’s hospitals will host legendary Hall of Fame quarterback Terry Bradshaw for a special presentation to learn more about

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Meetings and More 1/18/17

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Health Matters 1/18/17

POSITION REDUCTIONS: HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire and HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital in Chippewa Falls are expected to reduce a limited number of positions.

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Over-the-counter hearing aids?

Imagine seniors walking around with stylish ear devices that amplify and clarify sound and connect wirelessly to smartphones, tablets, televisions and digital assistants such

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Get Moving 1/18/17

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Emergency call for blood donors

The American Red Cross has a severe winter blood shortage and is issuing an emergency call for blood and platelet donors to make a donation appointment now and help save

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Meetings and More 1/11/17

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Get Moving 1/11/17

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Curbing youth violence

CHICAGO — Teens shuffle into the classroom, backpacks slung over shoulders and earbuds dangling out of sweatshirts. Jokes among friends fly as the students plop into desks

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Meetings and More 01/04/17

The Tony community and Flambeau High School HOSA students are dedicating a blood drive Monday to Dan Glaze, a Rusk County sheriff’s office deputy who was fatally shot

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Health Matters 01/04/17

EXPANDED HOURS: Effective Tuesday, urgent care at Mayo Clinic Health System–Northland began offering expanded clinic hours in Barron and Rice Lake. Hours of operation

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Making the Rounds 01/04/16

NEW POST: Bryce Miles was named assistant administrator of skilled nursing and assisted living provider Dove Healthcare–Osseo in late 2016. 

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Medicare launches revamp

WASHINGTON — Heart attacks and broken hips cause much suffering and worry as people grow older. This year, Medicare wants to start changing how it pays for treatment of

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