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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

1 week ago
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

2 weeks ago
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

2 weeks ago
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.

1 month 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: 

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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

1 month ago
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

1 month 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.

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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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month ago
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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Making the Rounds 11/30/16

NEW POST: Nurse practitioner Ashley Schuelke recently joined internal medicine at Mayo Clinic Health System.

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Visit from Chi-Hi football team special

Phil Pitsch is an avid a sports fan as they come. A former three-sport athlete and standout running back for the Chippewa Falls High School Cardinals, Pitsch, 81, follows Chi-

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Making the Rounds 11/23/16

AWARD WINNER: Cheryl Halida has been named the 2016 recipient of HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital’s Keeper of the Tradition award. This year marks the 14th year the

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Get Moving 11/23/16

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Meetings and More 11/23/16

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Health Matters 11/23/16

CANCER CARE: Prevea Health is offering comprehensive cancer care at HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire.

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Get Moving 11/16/16

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Meetings and More 11/16/16

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How to spend your final months at home

There’s no mystery about what older adults want when they become seriously ill near the end of their lives.

2 months ago
Health Matters 11/16/16

LOVE LIGHTS: Those wanting to honor or remember friends and family members can purchase love lights at the following hospitals:

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Health Matters 11/9/16

OPEN HOUSE: Dove Healthcare will host a community open house from 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, for its new, state-of-the-art, short-term rehabilitation and skilled nursing

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Making the Rounds 11/9/16

NEW CHAIR: Michael Morrey has been selected as the new regional chair of administration for northwest Wisconsin for Mayo Clinic Health System. Morrey will succeed John Dickey,

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Meetings and More 11/9/16

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Surgery can remove, replace eye’s hazy lens

For many, clear vision is not possible without spectacle correction, and proper eyewear is important to enjoy vision to its fullest. While glasses or contacts can help render

2 months ago
Get Moving 11/02/16

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Meetings and More 11/02/16

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Health Matters 11/02/16

TELEPHONE TOWN HALL MEETINGS: HSHS Sacred Heart and St. Joseph’s hospitals Tuesday held the first of an upcoming series of telephone town hall meetings. 

2 months ago
Speeding up transplant process

WASHINGTON — A bold experiment is giving some patients a chance at cutting years off their wait for a kidney transplant if they agree to a drastic-sounding option — getting

2 months ago
Girls & autism: It can be subtle, or absent for some at risk

CHICAGO — Think autism and an image of an awkward boy typically emerges. The developmental disorder is at least four times more common in boys, but scientists taking a

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Get Moving 10/26/16

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Meetings and More 10/26/16

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