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    U.S. Energy Department recognizes Gundersen Health in Sparta for Energy Efficiency Leadership

    Representatives from DOE visited Gundersen's Better Buildings case study Sparta Clinic to tour the buildings' energy upgrades.

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  • Gundersen's new Tomah Clinic opens Aug. 26

    Gundersen's new Tomah Clinic opens Aug. 26

    The two-story, 77,000 square-foot facility gives patients access to all their care in one building including medical, eye, behavioral health, orthodontics, oral surgery, renal dialysis and several other specialty services.

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    Protect yourself from mosquitoes

    It is important to protect yourself and your family from any type of mosquito bite. Here are some recommendations on how to minimize bites.

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Health, Wellness & News

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How does sleep affect my eating habits BE WELL

How does sleep affect my eating habits

Lack of sleep may affect hunger-regulating hormones, which can lead to eating more food more often. Cravings may increase for foods that are higher in added sugar, fat and sodium. Excessive intake of these nutrients can increase risk of developing health issues like diabetes, heart disease and cancer.

8 ways to make more nurtient dense food choices EAT

8 ways to make more nurtient dense food choices

Research suggests that the standard American diet is energy rich but nutrient poor. When it comes to food, energy means calories. You may have heard the term "empty calories", which means a food provides calories but very few nutrients. Nutrient dense foods are rich in various nutrients but relatively low in calories.

How to cut back on high sodium foods EAT

How to cut back on high sodium foods

Salt is flavorful and also hard to put down sometimes at dinner. Follow our easy chart and view some healthy alternatives that'll reduce your salt intake.

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.

Feeling lonely? Here's what you can do about it

Loneliness—not a direct result of being alone— is feeling isolated, separated and empty inside. Know that you are not alone. There are times in everyone's life when we feel lonely. Knowing how to escape those feelings is key to overcoming feelings of loneliness.

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.

Healthy fruit salsa recipe

Need a healthy and tasty snack or appetizer recipe? Try this colorful, healthy fruit salsa recipe. All you have to do is use a large bowl, mix kiwis, Golden Delicious apples, raspberries, strawberries, white sugar, brown sugar and fruit preserves. View full recipe.

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    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.
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    19
    Monday
    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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    Come and see the new amenities and latest technology inside Dental Specialties' new downtown location.
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