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  • Vaping hospitalizations in Wisconsin

    Vaping hospitalizations in Wisconsin

    Todd Mahr, MD, discusses vaping hospitalizations in Wisconsin and the latest trends in vaping and the harmful effects it can have on your health.

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  • Slow cooker meal recipes

    Slow cooker meal recipes

    Busy work week ahead? Need to plan family meals? Try these healthy, tasty slow cooker recipes approved by our registered dietitians.

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  • Should I eat back my exercise calories?

    Should I eat back my exercise calories?

    Before you eat back your exercise calories, consider the three downsides of tracking exercise in your calorie tracking app.

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Be kind to yourself BE WELL

Be kind to yourself

Do you feel like you've failed if you don't meet your 30-minute exercise goal every day? You are not alone. Some of us fall into the all or nothing category. You may find yourself saying, "Well, I didn't exercise today so I blew it for the week" or "I ate a doughnut today, so I might as well continue making poor food choices the rest of the day."

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4-7-8 breathing technique

The exercise helps regulate the hormone cortisol, which controls your fight or flight response. This is important because too much cortisol being released in your body too often can have negative long-term health effects.

13 healthy eating tips for everyone EAT

13 healthy eating tips for everyone

Kids are back to school and schedules are as busy as ever. Help your whole family learn how to make smarter choices and before you know it, everyone will be earning high marks in healthier eating.

What exercises can you do in 10, 30 or 60 minutes? MOVE

What exercises can you do in 10, 30 or 60 minutes?

Got 10 minutes? How about 30 or 60 minutes? Try these helpful exercises when time isn't on your side to get back on track with your exercise regime.

10 ways to respect your body

Have you ever looked in the mirror and disparaged of all the parts of you that you wish you could change? I think it's safe to say we've all been there. But in the same way that wearing a shoe that's too small won't magically shrink your foot, shaming your body is not going to make it look any different or make you feel better about who you are.

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.

Sweet potato kale saute recipe

Heat oil in a large skillet on medium-high heat. Add sweet potatoes and onion. Sauté, stirring occasionally, for five to eight minutes or until onions and potatoes start to soften a bit. Add garlic and cook an additional 30 seconds or until fragrant. Add two tablespoons of water and cover with a lid. View full recipe.

Mojito fruit salad recipe

Combine watermelon, strawberries, blueberries and mint in large bowl. In separate bowl, whisk together the lime juice and powdered sugar. Pour dressing over fruit and mix gently to incorporate. Refrigerate below 40°F before serving. View full recipe.

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