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  • Heart experts help Charlie 'keep on truckin'

    Heart experts help Charlie 'keep on truckin'

    While remodeling their deck in 2016, Charlie's wife, Janice, noticed how often he needed to sit down and rest. She suggested that he get checked out. Charlie scheduled an appointment at the Gundersen Tri-County Whitehall Clinic, where Family Medicine physician David Lofgren, MD, ordered a nuclear stress test.

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  • Gundersen St. Joseph's specific implementation plan gets approval

    Gundersen St. Joseph's specific implementation plan gets approval

    The new 65,000 square foot facility is expected to open in 2020 with some initial ground preparation in 2018. The new facility will incorporate emergency, rehabilitation and hospital services on the ground floor with clinic, specialty services and surgery on the second floor.

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  • Staying safe in areas damaged by floodwater

    Staying safe in areas damaged by floodwater

    The current stretch of heavy rain has many area residents cleaning up water damage in their homes and on their property. Gundersen Health System offers the following general information and safety measures for cleaning up flooded areas.

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  • The evolution of the heart healthy diet

    Evolution of the heart healthy diet

    Information on how to eat to lower the risk for heart disease has changed a lot as studies have shown a clear link between food and wellness.

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Health, Wellness & News

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You do not need to lose weight

If this is your goal, you will fail. (But hear me out.) Maybe not at first. At first, you will probably very much succeed. If you set out to lose weight and you adopt some sort of "healthy" eating and exercise plan, you will probably watch the pounds starting to fall off pretty quickly. You will probably start feeling happier and healthier and you will probably think that it's "working." But I assure you, it's not.

10 symptoms women shouldn't ignore BE WELL

10 symptoms women shouldn't ignore

Ovarian cancer has been referred to as the "disease that whispers" because early stages of the disease often cause subtle symptoms that are easily attributable to other conditions. Typically, most symptoms associated with the disease don't raise a red flag until the cancer reaches more advanced stages.

Six tips for packing a kid-friendly and well-balanced lunch EAT

Six tips for packing a kid-friendly and well-balanced lunch

It's important for your kids to receive the proper nutrition while their at school. If you are packing a lunch for your kids, follow these tips for packing a nutritious lunch that your kids will eat! Let your child help. Let them pick out a fruit or vegetable at the grocery store that they want to try. You can also ask your child to help make or pack their lunch.

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.

'I cannot describe the joy of moving again'

Like an estimated 30 million Americans, Barb suffers from osteoarthritis. Sometimes referred to as "wear and tear" arthritis, osteoarthritis is the most common chronic condition of the joints, often occurring in the knees, hips and low back.

Meals with loved ones increase longevity

Meal time is an opportunity to nourish your physical body and help you rejuvenate. Making and enjoying meals not only strengthens your relationship with the people you connect with emotionally, but may even help you live longer.

Chicken harvest dinner recipe

Preheat oven to 400°F. Put sweet potatoes, beets and green beans in center of 18x13 baking sheet with sides. Put two tablespoons olive oil over and stir to coat vegetables. Spread vegetables out evenly, roast in oven for 10 minutes. Remove partially roasted vegetables from oven, add chicken pieces and onion. Drizzle with remaining oil and garlic, toss with spatula to evening coat. Spread out evening on baking sheet again, sprinkle seasonings over. Roast for another 15-20 minutes. Remove from oven, stir in dried cranberries. Serve.

Individual vegetable quiche recipe

Preheat oven to 375⁰F. In medium skillet, sauté vegetables in oil over medium heat until tender. Arrange tortilla pieces in each of 4 (6 ounce) custard cups, placing the points of tortilla pieces in center of bottom of each cup pressing slightly so it forms shape of cup. Divide vegetable mixture evenly between the cups. In small bowl stir the eggs, milk and pepper until blended; pour over vegetables. Place on a baking sheet and bake 20-25 minutes until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Top with grated cheese.

Upcoming Events

  • Sep
    9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    Find the latest styles in eyewear at the Gundersen Eye Clinics' Eyewear Trunk shows.
  • Sep
    9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    This is an eight-week postpartum, core-centric class.
  • Sep
    7:00 AM - 4:45 PM
    The conference offers an interactive forum to update associate staff, residents and physicians on current medication trends and disease management.
  • Sep
    10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    Annual Trap Shoot Fundraiser for the BAHC Foundation held at the Boscobel Area Sportsman Club.

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