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  • Mobile MRI unit

    The newest MRI technology is now mobile

    Gundersen Health System, in partnership with Shared Medical Services, is pleased to introduce its new mobile MRI unit, equipped with a 70-centimeter, wide-bore MRI system—the same technology package that is offered at our medical center in La Crosse.

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  • Speedy dinner meal tips

    Speedy dinner meal tips

    Healthy eating can be quick and easy with very little preparation. Here are some tips that can keep your family eating at home even when the schedule is busy.

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  • Gundersen St. Joseph's new campus gets initial zoning approval

    Lee honored for compassionate care

    Kyla Lee, MD, FACP, Gundersen Palliative Care, Hospice and Internal Medicine, recently received the prestigious Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award from the Arnold P. Gold Foundation after a nomination by one of her students and a vote by Gold Honor Society class of 2018 medical students.

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  • Pre and post exercise eating

    Pre and post exercise eating

    Whether you are a weekend warrior, play competitive sports or a regular exercise enthusiast, you may want to re-think how you fuel your body before and after exercise.

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Health, Wellness & News

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If I only weighed less… EAT

If I only weighed less…

Sound familiar? Chances are you've had one of these thoughts a time or two, maybe more. Well, I'm here to deliver some shocking news: your weight is not stopping you from being active, taking risks, challenging yourself, having deep and meaningful relationships, having confidence, making people proud of you, managing health conditions or being truly happy.

Thanks to UFE, Winona woman’s life changes for the better

For Kris Blanchard, low energy, extreme pain, heavy bleeding, lost sleep and nervousness were just some of the symptoms she suffered every month during her menstrual cycle. And as time passed, the symptoms were getting worse. "I honestly thought I'd just have to learn to live with them," Kris shares.

Take our heart risk assessment BE WELL

Take our heart risk assessment

Are you young at heart? Or, have lifestyle factors or family history made your heart old beyond your years? Take our quick and easy online Heart Risk Assessment. By taking the free assessment, you'll discover your heart age. You'll also learn steps you can take to lower your risk for heart disease so you can truly be young at heart.

What to eat when you're breastfeeding BE WELL

What to eat when you're breastfeeding

It's estimated that breastfeeding increases your energy needs by about 500 calories a day. Although you may not initially lose weight while breastfeeding, the good news is that after a few months, you're likely to lose weight at a faster pace than mothers who don't breastfeed even though you're eating more.

Cardiac rehab can get you started on the path to better health

Cardiac rehabilitation can help you regain control of your health after a cardiovascular event. It's not always easy, but it can make you feel better and can help you make the transition back to a healthier and more active life.

How to get ready for a new school year

You can reduce stress for everyone in the family by beginning the transition to school-mode now. Don't wait until the night before classes begin to set new bedtimes or make sure everyone has what they need to get on the bus in the morning. Instead start preparing now so back to school is filled with excitement and not stress.

Parmesan cod with summer squash recipe

This one pan meal is quick, easy, and tasty! Heat oven to 350 degrees F. In a large bowl, toss together the zucchini, squash, garlic, and two tablespoons olive oil. Transfer to a rimmed baking sheet and arrange in a single layer, leaving space for the fish. Place fish on the pan and season with salt and pepper if desired.

Blueberry bran muffin recipe

This blueberry bran muffin recipe will be your favorite in no time! Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Spray a muffin tin with non-stick spray. In a large bowl, combine the cereal and almond milk, stir to coat. Set aside for a few minutes while you assemble the dry ingredients.

Upcoming Events

  • Aug
    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.
  • Aug
    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.
  • Aug
    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.
  • Aug
    8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    This daylong class combines Managing Your Labor, Essentials of Breastfeeding and Caring for Your Newborn into one session.

Featured Experts

Rebecca V. Cripe, RD, CDPre and post exercise eating
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