SUMMER SAFETY TIPS: On Thursday, June 27, a registered nurse from HSHS Sacred Heart and St. Joseph’s hospitals will be at area pools to share free summer safety tips, sunscreen, sunglasses and bottled water at 1 p.m. at Bernard F. Willi Pool, 1 Bridgewater Ave.., Chippewa Falls, and at 2:30 …

NURSES RECOGNIZED: HSHS Sacred Heart and St. Joseph’s hospitals recently presented the 2019 Nurse Exemplar Awards to two registered nurses — Ann Lane and Michelle Willcutt.

SAFETY CAMP: Mayo Clinic Health System is offering Safety Camp at two locations this summer:

MEMORIAL & BURIAL SERVICES: Share of Western Wisconsin, a pregnancy and infant loss support group recently started by HSHS Sacred Heart and St. Joseph’s hospitals, is hosting memorial and burial services for families who have experienced a loss due to miscarriage, stillbirth, ectopic pre…

TRAIN WITH THE MERCHANTS: Youth ages 8 to 14 are invited to join the Osseo Merchants amateur baseball team from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 1, for a free training session at the Osseo Merchants Baseball Field, 14335-14395 Highway K.

HOSPICE REMEMBRANCE QUILT: Family and friends of HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital hospice patients who passed away in 2018 attended an open house and quilt viewing last month at both HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital and HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital. Volunteers craft the quilts each year out of kindness an…

KNOW YOUR NUMBERS: Get a full lipid profile (HDL, LDL and triglycerides), along with blood pressure and blood sugar screenings, during the free “Know Your Numbers” events from 6 to 9 a.m. at the following:

The spring months in Wisconsin bring warm air and new life. Along with spring comes many delicious and seasonal superfoods — nutrient-rich foods that can make you feel energized and all around healthier when incorporated into a well-balanced meal plan.

SCHOLARSHIP WINNER: Ashley Wiltrout of Eau Claire is one of two recipients of the second annual Sandy Rasmussen Scholarship, Dove Healthcare has announced.

LECTURE SERIES: HSHS Sacred Heart and St. Joseph’s hospitals are hosting two speakers from the Henri Nouwen Society for two special events Tuesday, April 30, as part of this year’s Monsignor Klimek Healing Presence lecture series. The first event is a ministry breakfast at 7:30 a.m. at HSHS …

Have you ever looked at a label and read “Low calorie” or “Excellent source of protein”? Many companies use claims like these to persuade consumers to buy their products. But do these claims hold any truth? As it turns out — yes, they do.

APRIL PROGRAMS: The Healing Place, a free service of HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital that helps anyone who has experienced a loss and is in need of spiritual and emotional support, is offering the following programs and sessions in April.

Fermented, probiotics, good bacteria — these words have been all over the grocery store shelves and magazine covers lately. There are a lot of health claims made about fermented foods, but few of them are actually proven by research.

DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL: Online registration for the fifth annual Half Moon Dragon Boat Festival in Eau Claire begins Friday:

PIZZA TO HELP THE PARTNERS: The Volunteer Partners at HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital are encouraging community members to enjoy dinner from 4 to 8 tonight at the Pizza Ranch, 2451 Truax Blvd.

CHILDREN’S ORAL HEALTH: Tooth decay is the most common chronic health problem affecting children in the U.S. In western Wisconsin third graders, 1 out of 6 kids has untreated dental decay.

FEBRUARY PROGRAMS: The Healing Place, a free service of HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital that helps anyone who has experienced a loss and is in need of spiritual and emotional support, is offering the following free programs and sessions in February. All sessions will take place at The Healing Pla…