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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

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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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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.

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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

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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. 

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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

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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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Health Matters 10/26/16

FLU SHOTS: Flu shots are available at the Eau Claire City-County Health Department, 720 Second Ave., on Tuesday, Nov. 1, Thursday, Nov. 10, and Monday, Nov. 28, by

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Making the Rounds 10/26/16

NEW POSTS: The following recently have joined area facilities:

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Health Matters 10/19/16

DRUG TAKE-BACK:The Boyceville Police Department and Jackson County sheriff’s office are among law enforcement agencies nationally taking part in Prescription Drug Take

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Measuring stress Army and Tufts study how people think, respond under stress

BOSTON — The U.S. Army and Tufts University are working together to learn more about how people think and respond under stress.

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Meetings and More 10/19/16

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Get Moving 10/19/16

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Womb transplants become a reality

STOCKHOLM — When the young Australian cervical cancer patient learned she had to lose her womb in order to survive, she proposed something audacious to the doctor who

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Making the Rounds 10/12/16

HOSPITAL PROMOTIONS: HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital is pleased to announce the following recent promotions:

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Meetings & More 10/12/16

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Get Moving 10/12/16

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Health Matters 10/5/16

CELEBRATING 100 YEARS: Marshfield Clinic’s 100th anniversary celebration will culminate with a week of speakers, tours, historical displays and special events from

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Get Moving 10/5/16

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Meetings & More 10/5/16

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Get Moving 9/28/16

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Meetings and More 9/28/16

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Health Matters 9/28/16

TEMPORARY ENTRANCE: The parking lot and driveway leading to the emergency department and urgent care at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital, 2661 Highway I, Chippewa Falls, will

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Target customers don't like change to prescription bottles

Longtime customers of Target’s pharmacies are finding a change in pill bottle design hard to swallow.

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Making the Rounds 9/21/16

NEW DIRECTOR: Sara Elliott has been named the director of surgical and procedural services at Mayo Clinic Health System–Red Cedar in Menomonie.

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Health Matters 9/21/16

FALL INTO BETTER HEALTH: People of all ages will find wellness information at the inaugural Fall Into Better Health event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, at the Mayo

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Woman finds success in lifestyle changes, bariatric surgery

Like many people, Leslie Swoboda struggled with her weight for years. The 54-year-old Chippewa Falls woman tried various weight loss programs, dropping pounds periodically

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Meetings and More 9/21/16

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