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  • Parkinson's Disease

    Parkinson's Disease Awareness Month

    There is no known cause or cure for the disease, but our Parkinson's team at Gundersen works with you to establish a treatment program that fits your needs and is personalized based on your age of onset, predominant symptoms and other medications you may be taking.

    Learn more

  • What parents should know about 'vaping'

    What parents should know about the vaping trend

    Todd Mahr, MD, discusses the latest trends of e-cigarettes and what parents should know about the vaping trend.

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  • Minutes in Motion 2019

    Minutes in Motion 2019

    Free six-week community physical activity challenge. Besides the payoff of better health, you have a chance to win great prizes.

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Health, Wellness & News

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Why stepping on the scale every morning is NOT helping you

A subtle change in weight from one day to the next is not necessarily a reflection of how you ate or exercised the day before, and it's not an indicator that today you need to be "extra good" with your food choices or step up the workouts.

Treating your aches and pains today BE WELL

Treating your aches and pains today

Today, 115 Americans die every day from an opioid overdose. This significant rise in deaths can be traced back to an increase in prescription opioids to treat pain. Historically, healthcare providers were flooded with information about how pain was simple to treat with a pain pill that was non-addicting.

How does robotic surgery work? BE WELL

How does robotic surgery work?

The da Vinci® Surgical System provides surgeons with an alternative to both traditional open surgery and conventional laparoscopy, putting a surgeon's hands at the controls of a state-of-the-art robotic platform.


BE FAST run/walk

Help reduce the prevalence of stroke and improve patient outcomes in the Tri-state Region through the BE FAST Stroke Run/Walk. Whether you choose to run or walk, stick around afterward for more fun: music, educational booths, a raffle and more! Your participation will help raise awareness of stroke, including the life-saving ability to recognize the signs and symptoms.

Playing through Parkinson's

Drew Dockry was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in January 2011, one feeling rose above the rest: relief. "I wasn't pleased to find out I have Parkinson's disease," Drew says, "but I was so pleased to find out it was something treatable and had a name and was something I could live with. In that moment, I was actually truly pleased." Read Drew's story.

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.

The best marinated shrimp recipe

Measure all ingredients except the shrimp into a two-gallon freezer bag. Seal bag and squish with your hands to mix ingredients well. Add shrimp to bag, seal tightly, and shake and turn bag so all shrimp pieces are well coated with marinade. Refrigerate for two hours or overnight. View full recipe.

Apple cilantro recipe

Mix all ingredients together except apples; set aside. Chop apples into small pieces with skin on. Stir apples into other ingredients; serve with tortilla or pita chips.

Upcoming Events

  • Apr
    8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    A babysitting class for children 11 years of age and older.
  • Apr
    9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    Find the latest styles in eyewear at the Gundersen Eye Clinics' Eyewear Trunk shows.
  • Apr
    8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    This daylong class combines Managing Your Labor, Essentials of Breastfeeding and Caring for Your Newborn into one session.
  • Apr
    5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    Gundersen Health System hosts a Spinal Cord Injury Support Group for people of all ages and abilities whose lives have been impacted by a spinal cord injury.
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Every day, Gundersen Health System staff deliver great medicine plus a little something extra—we call it Love + Medicine.

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