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  • Real-time ultrasound assessment available at Gundersen St. Joseph's

    Real-time ultrasound assessment available at Gundersen St. Joseph's

    Gundersen Health System's Imaging team is one of the first in the Tri-state Region to offer real-time ultrasound assessment via remote imaging and Gundersen St. Joseph's is one of the first in the system to be included in the new service.

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  • How to handle holiday overload

    How to handle holiday overload

    During the holiday season, many people experience stress spurred by high expectations and excessive demands. That kind of stress, sustained over a period of time, can negatively affect your health.

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  • What is the glycemic index anyways?

    What is the glycemic index anyways?

    You may have heard claims about using the glycemic index of foods for weight control or to control blood sugars. What is the glycemic index and is it beneficial?

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  • Stop the Bleed training

    Stop the Bleed

    Would you know what to do in a bleeding emergency? Knowing what to do could save a life.

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Health, Wellness & News

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Planning for a healthy 2019

Many people start the new year with good intentions to accomplish certain goals, only to then set their goals aside when life gets busy. If you struggled with accomplishing your goals in 2018, consider these tips to help you get started on making your plan for a healthier 2019.

The winter sport safety guide MOVE

The winter sport safety guide

Many people enjoy winter activities such as skiing, snowboarding, ice skating and sledding. These types of winter sports offer a great way to be physically active while having fun with family and friends. Follow these 5 steps to help you stay injury-free.

30 minute meal recipes EAT

30 minute meal recipes

Cooking meals can be tough when you have a busy schedule on your hands. These 30 minute meal recipes will help you through any work week or weekend dinner bind. Did we mention they are simple and tasty too?

Get a leg up on varicose veins REGION

Get a leg up on varicose veins

Varicose and spider veins may simply be an eyesore for some, but for many people varicose veins can cause achy or painful legs, blood clots, swelling, bleeding and open sores. Alexander Wade, MD, Gundersen Viroqua Clinic, is the only surgeon in the Viroqua area treating varicose veins.

A new 'angle' on life after oral cancer

For Tom, being surrounded by a supportive community is important. It's one of the reasons he chose to receive treatment at Gundersen Health System's Center for Cancer & Blood Disorders when faced with oral cancer several years ago.

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 2018.

Maple walnuts recipe

Everyone loves a delicious holiday snack! Combine walnuts, maple syrup and salt in a medium pan. Stir over medium heat until the maple syrup becomes thick and coats the walnuts, about 10 minutes.

Seasonal veggies recipe

Try out this nutrient dense dish as a twist to your traditional holiday sides this year. This dish is packed with delicious veggies that will help you on your quest to meeting your daily vegetable requirements. It is also a remarkable source of monounsaturated, polyunsaturated, and omega-3 fatty acids which all play an important role in the health of your heart.

Upcoming Events

  • Dec
    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.
  • Dec
    5:30 PM - 7:00 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.
  • Dec
    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.
  • Dec
    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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