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Gundersen's Farmers Market returns NEWS

Gundersen's Farmers Market returns

Back by popular demand, the Gundersen Farmers Market features local food producers offering you fresh veggies, eggs, honey, crafts and more! It is held at the corner of South 6th and Farnam streets, La Crosse every Thursday from 3-6 p.m. June through August.

Make meal planning work for you EAT

Make meal planning work for you

Our culture has grown heavily dependent on convenience foods which tend to have more sodium, fat and simple sugars then we need. Here's the good news: with a little planning, you can make meals and snacks that are convenient for your busy lifestyle. Check out these tips.

Remarkable heart surgeries yield remarkable results PATIENT STORY

Remarkable heart surgeries yield remarkable results

Minimally invasive surgical techniques are changing heart surgery and the lives of people living with heart disease. Joyce Jereczek, 84, of Arcadia, Wis., says, "I can do everything now" after she had two remarkable heart procedures in 2018. Remarkable because both procedures were performed without cutting open her chest.

3D mammography: Now in Onalaska NEWS

3D mammography: Now in Onalaska

Gundersen's Norma J. Vinger Center for Breast Care is expanding 3D mammography to Onalaska. The Onalaska Clinic now has two 3D mammography units (also known as digital tomosynthesis or DBT). Up until this point, 3D mammography was only offered in La Crosse.

Physical vs. Chemical sunscreens

Confused by what sunscreen to buy? You're not alone. Gundersen dermatologist April Farrell, MD, offers this helpful overview. Many of today's sunscreens contain both physical and chemical UV filters. To make sure your sunscreen offers the best protection, look for "broad spectrum" or "UVA/UVB protection" and an SPF of 30-50.

Adverse childhood experiences-(ACEs) NEWS

Adverse childhood experiences-(ACEs)

As a healthcare organization committed to Enriching Every Life, we have a responsibility to understand and address the impact of adverse childhood experiences within the context of patient experience and care across the lifespan. That's why Gundersen Health System has identified ACEs and trauma informed care (TIC) as a Population Health strategic priority in 2019.

Muffin tin omelets recipe

Preheat oven to 350°F. Combine all ingredients into a large bowl. Whisk until well combined. Pour mixture into sprayed 6-muffin tin. Bake 10-15 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. Serve on toast, English muffin or cut in half and roll in tortilla. Keep in container with lid in refrigerator for up to 4 days. Reheat in microwave 1 minute prior to serving. View full recipe.

Tropical ambrosia salad recipe

This tropical ambrosia salad is the perfect summer recipe for any family outing or picnic! All you have to do is combine the recommended fruit and marshmallows. Stir yogurt into fruit mixture. Sprinkle with coconut. View full recipe.

Upcoming Events

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    Monday
    5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    The Prostate Cancer Support Group provides a safe, confidential place for men to share challenges and experiences, and receive support throughout treatment.
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    18
    Tuesday
    8:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Learn key skills related to babysitting.
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    12:30 PM - 4:00 PM
    Learn key skills related to babysitting.
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    19
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    6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    This class meets twice and will prepare you and your partner to be active participants in the birth of your baby.
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