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National Nutrition Month: healthy snack recipes

March is National Nutrition Month! Take a look at our approved healthy snack recipes submitted by our Gundersen registered dietitians to help you make smart and healthy choices for you and those you love.

Gut health 101: Is your poop normal? BE WELL

Gut health 101: Is your poop normal?

Inspecting the consistency of your stool is a great way to determine how well your bodily systems are working to absorb nutrients and eliminate waste. The Bristol Stool chart is a helpful tool that categorizes stool based on shape and consistency, and illustrates what's normal (or not) when it comes to your poop.

Gundersen physician stresses the importance of a colonoscopy NEWS

Gundersen physician stresses the importance of a colonoscopy

Many people are uncomfortable discussing colon cancer. That's why March has been declared Colon Cancer Awareness Month and is a good time to learn more about colon cancer and how it can be prevented or best treated. Timothy Minus, DO, Surgery explains how important colonoscopies are for men and women.

Inspire Therapy for Sleep Apnea BE WELL

Inspire Therapy for Sleep Apnea

Inspire Therapy provides relief by monitoring your breathing. When needed, the device stimulates the nerve that controls the movement of your tongue and other muscles that can obstruct your airway. By doing so, Inspire keeps your airway open for easier breathing and more restful sleep.

How to make time for yourself

There can be so much to fit in the day, and the feeling of so little time. There is sleeping, eating, working, planning, taking care of others, errands, etc. It can feel like an endless treadmill, frantically running to fit in one more responsibility or task. Who has time for oneself or self-care? Who has time for eating or preparing a healthy meal, let alone fitting in time for movement?

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.

Mediterranean chicken and tomatoes recipe

The Mediterranean diet is filled with heart-healthy foods. Enjoy heart-healthy eating with this easy chicken dinner. Use your favorite fresh herbs to liven up the Mediterranean flavors. In a small bowl, combine 1 Tbsp. oil, lemon juice, garlic, thyme, basil and pepper to taste. Place the chicken in a large resealable plastic bag and add the marinade. Seal bag, pressing out any air. Chill for 30 minutes or up to 2 hours...

Spicy pasta with shrimp recipe

Heat a large sauce pan over medium heat. Add butter & shrimp and saute for 3-4 minutes until shrimp turns pink. If using pre-cooked shrimp, saute 2-3 minutes until heated through. Transfer shrimp to a bowl & set aside. Add crushed tomatoes, minced garlic, garlic powder, red pepper flakes, & Italian seasoning to the pan. Stir over medium heat for 5 minutes or so until fragrant and heated through. Add cottage cheese. Cover & simmer for 5-10 minutes...

Upcoming Events

  • Mar
    9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    An effective program for older adults to build confidence and reduce falls.
  • Mar
    5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    This support group is a safe, confidential place for adults to share feelings and experiences with others whose lives are affected by cancer.
  • Mar
    8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    The intended audience is psychologists, therapists, social workers and other behavioral health professionals.
  • Mar
    5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    This class is required if you are considering water birth and will help you decide whether water birth is the right choice for you.
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