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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

2 weeks ago
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:

2 weeks ago
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: 

3 weeks ago
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

4 weeks ago
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

1 month ago
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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Health Matters 12/21/16

DISEASE REPORT: For the three-month period ending Sept. 30, the Eau Claire City-County Health Department received reports of 105 cases of chlamydia.

2 months ago
Meetings and More 12/21/16

BLOOD DRIVES

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Making the Rounds 12/21/16

NEW POSTS: The following have changed positions or joined Mayo Clinic Health System locations: 

2 months ago
Some doctors, hospitals say ‘show me the money’

Tai Boxley needs a hysterectomy. The 34-year-old single mother has uterine prolapse, a condition that occurs when the muscles and ligaments supporting the uterus weaken,

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Meetings and More 12/14/16

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Health Matters 12/14/16

NEW ONLINE COMMUNITY: In an effort to provide the very best health care experience possible, HSHS Sacred Heart and St. Joseph’s hospitals, along with other hospitals in

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Making the Rounds 12/14/16

CERTIFICATION: Nicole Johnson, director of nursing for Dove Healthcare–Bloomer, recently earned Director of Nursing Services Certification through the American

2 months ago
Would you wear a Fitbit for work?

CHICAGO — Fitness trackers — those sleek devices often strapped to wrists — are starting to become nearly as common as employee badges at some companies.

2 months ago
Keeping your calm during the holiday scramble

The holidays can be fun, but they can also be a source of great stress. The experts at Prevea Behavioral Care in Eau Claire offer the following ways to stay calm during this

2 months ago
Meetings and More 12/07/16

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Making the Rounds 12/07/16

NEW POSTS: The following have joined Marshfield Clinic locations in west-central Wisconsin:

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Health Matters 12/07/16

NATIONAL INFLUENZA VACCINATION WEEK: Each flu season, millions of people in the United States become sick with influenza. Hundreds of thousands are hospitalized, and

2 months ago
Some couples can’t buy love?

TRENTON, N.J. — Imagine not being able to afford one of life’s great pleasures — sex.

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Health Matters 11/30/16

OPEN HOUSE: The fifth floor of the Luther Building at Mayo Clinic Health System, 1221 Whipple St., is complete and soon will open to patients. An open house will be from 3:30

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Taking transplant to heart

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Twenty-nine years ago this month, I watched in wonder as surgeons at Carolinas Medical Center performed a heart transplant on a 48-year-old man.

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Meetings and More 11/30/16

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Get Moving 11/30/16

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