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8 back-to-school sleep strategies

8 back-to-school sleep strategies The lazy days of summer are dwindling, and a new school year will soon be upon us. One of the best ways to set your children
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6 tips for a healthy new year

In our fast-paced world, it's easy to overlook the task of self-care. As the new year begins, make a resolution to take time to fuel yourself as you bustle through
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8 ways to manage migraines and headaches

Making changes to your lifestyle is often the best way to prevent chronic headaches and migraines, according to Gundersen Health System headache and migraine specialists. Changes to make Exercising regularly
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Ergonomics while working from home

While working from home has its benefits, it can also bring many challenges. A common challenge is proper ergonomics. Ergonomics refers to properly fitting equipment design (think desk chair and
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Three tasty lattes you can make at home

by Hannah Robaczewski, RDN, CD, Registered Dietitian, Gundersen St. Joseph's Hospital and Clinics You don't have to go to your local coffeehouse for your favorite caffeine-based cup of happiness. Try
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Tips to pick the right summer shoes

Did you know there are 26 bones, 33 joints and more than 100 muscles and tendons in the human foot? All the more reason to take care of your feet
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6 easy tips to drink more water daily

Are you struggling to stay hydrated? Water is an essential component of your body and is vital to your health. Dehydration can lead to zapped energy levels, brain fog, increased
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Everything bagel egg bake recipe

Makes 8 servings Ingredients Four everything bagels, cubed10 large eggs2 cups 1% milk½ cup shredded cheddar cheeseFour slices low-sodium bacon, diced Preparation Preheat oven to 375. Grease a 9x11” pan
Why it's important to stay hydrated
Why it's important to stay hydrated

By Rachel Johnson, CD, MS, RD, Gundersen Nutrition Therapy Find Healthy Recipes When the weather gets warm and activities move outdoors, drinking the right amount of fluid is important. The
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COPD can’t slow her down – and now, a new respiratory therapy tool has her breathing easier

It started about ten years ago. Mary Tentis thought she had bronchitis. But when her cough didn't go away, she sought advice from her doctor. "That's when I learned I
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Simple ways to protect your family from mosquitoes

Summer in the Midwest means warmer weather, longer days and the arrival of a particularly pesky insect that loves to bite: mosquitoes. When mosquitoes pierce your skin, they inject varied
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How to fade dark age spots and other blemishes

Dark spots on the face and body may be common, especially as you get older, but that doesn't make them any less bothersome for some people. The most prevalent types
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How to reduce under-eye bags

Dear, Glamour: It seems like every time I look in the mirror all I notice is my under-eye bags. It wasn't always this way. While I've had puffiness under my
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Kids and anxiety: Strategies to try at home

As parts of our lives transition to a "new normal," one thing may still seem "off" for many parents—their child's mood and behavior. "We have seen dramatic increases in anxiety
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Why your makeup drawer needs a spring cleaning

Chances are good that you'll spend some time deep cleaning parts of your house as the weather warms up and the days get longer. That junk drawer in the kitchen
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Misconceptions about drowning every parent and caregiver should know

Water can provide kids with hours of fun in the sun. But, there's a reason for caution: Drowning is the leading cause of injury-related death among children ages 1 to
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How can you lower your high blood pressure?

If you have high blood pressure, you're not alone. It impacts more than 1 billion people worldwide, making it the most common preventable risk factor for heart disease. High blood
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Simple steps for choosing the best moisturizer for your skin

Options abound when it comes to moisturizers for your face, with every bottle seeming to cater to different skin types or complexion issues. How do you know what one is
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Chickpea salad pita pocket recipe

Makes 4 servings Ingredients 1 (15 oz) can chickpeas, rinsed and drained1 medium carrot, grated1 rib celery, small diced½ bunch green onion, small diced½ bunch fresh dill, stems removed and
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Simple changes to eliminate heartburn – for good

You've felt it. A mild uncomfortable sensation in your chest after a cup of your favorite coffee or spicy dish escalates until it feels like your chest is on fire

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