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Simple ways to relieve sunburn
Simple ways to relieve sunburn

If you've ever spent too much time in the sun without taking the proper precautions to protect your skin, you know the itchy, blistery aftermath of a sunburn can be
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How to identify and treat common plant rashes

How to identify and treat common plant rashes Whether you enjoy hiking, doing yard work or just being outside, it's likely that you'll eventually encounter some of the Tri-state Area's
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5 ways to help everyday aches and pains

Do you want to stop fighting your chronic pain and start focusing your energy on living your best life? Get started with these pain-management techniques! Relaxation techniques Relaxation involves the
Chicken enchilada with pineapple avocado salsa recipe
Chicken enchilada with pineapple avocado salsa recipe

12 servings Ingredients 1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts 2 Tbsp. olive oil 2 tsp. chili powder 2 tsp. cumin 1 tsp. paprika 2 cups salsa Verde 1 cup cooked
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Feel your best during and after cancer treatment with LIVESTRONG at the YMCA

Cancer is a life-changing disease that often takes a tremendous physical and emotional toll on those affected by it. That is why Gundersen has partnered with the La Crosse Area
Allergy Season
When to talk to your doctor about allergies

Suffering from allergies? Gundersen Family Medicine provider Christopher Tookey, MD, explains how you can find relief. Most people would agree that spring in Tri-state Region is a beautiful time of
How inflammation wreaks havoc on your health
How inflammation wreaks havoc on your health

By Chris J. Swan, CD, RDN, Gundersen Nutrition Therapy Find Healthy Recipes What do inflammation and Godzilla have in common? Gundersen registered dietitian Chris Swan explains. One simple analogy to
Infertility Awareness
Common misconceptions about infertility

1 in 6 couples experiences infertility. National Infertility Awareness Week April 18-24 is an important time to focus on removing stigmas associated with the common struggle to build a family.It's
How does food affect your mood
Does what you eat affect your mental health?

Does food impact mental health? The answer is yes—and what we eat might matter more than we previously thought. The brain consumes more food than any other part of the
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Does your body mass index (BMI) really matter?

There are many reasons a healthcare provider takes your height and weight at your annual checkup—one of them being so they can calculate your body mass index (BMI). What exactly
6 tips for a fuss-free doctor's visit
6 tips for fuss-free visits to the doctor

Can't handle another meltdown at the doctor's office? Turn your child's next appointment into a positive experience with these simple tips: Bring a distraction. Sitting still and waiting is sometimes
Fruit muffins recipe
Fruit muffins recipe

Makes 24 muffins Ingredients 6 bananas 3 eggs 1 cup canned pumpkin 3 cups whole wheat flour ½ tsp. nutmeg ½ tsp. cinnamon 1 ½ tsp. baking soda 2 tsp
Is dried fruit healthy
Is dried fruit healthy?

By Nancy Ernst, CD, CDE, RD, Gundersen Nutrition Therapy Find Healthy Recipes Fruit is nature's dessert! That includes dried fruit. It is an important part of a balanced diet and
Boost your health by spring cleaning your home
Want to boost your health? Start spring cleaning!

With the arrival of spring and warmer weather, many people start to think about deep cleaning their house. The chore may seem mundane, but tidying up comes with a handful
4 foot problems you shouldn't ignore
4 foot problems you shouldn’t ignore

There are some situations in life where you're better off grinning and bearing it. Foot and/or ankle pain isn't one of them, says Gundersen Health System podiatrist Bradley Abicht, DPM
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Exercising during and after cancer treatment

While exercise is one of the best ways we can take care of our bodies, special consideration often is required when it comes to working out during or after cancer
pizza dough recipe
Quick pizza dough recipe

Makes 2 pizza crusts – 8 servings per crust Ingredients 1 ½ cups self-rising flour 1 cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt 1 Tbsp. olive oil Preparation Combine flour, Greek yogurt
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1 easy way to get better skin: Apply your products in this order

Have you ever washed your face in the morning, reached for your moisturizer, serum or sunscreen and wondered what one you should apply first? Does the order really matter? Could
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Is this normal? 4 big misconceptions about pelvic pain

When it comes to pelvic pain, many women turn to the Internet or close friends for answers to their questions. Is this normal? Have you felt this before? What's the
choose frames that flatter your face
Choose frames to flatter your face

A general rule of thumb when selecting eyewear frames is that a contrasting frame shape will generally complement the shape of your face. For example: Oval-shaped face TRY: Your face

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