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  • Quick bodyweight workout

    Quick bodyweight workout

    Are you looking for a quick workout that you can do anytime, anywhere? Get moving with this quick workout you can do anywhere. Complete once in the morning and once in the evening to equal your 30 minutes for the day!

    Get moving!

  • What parents should know about 'vaping'

    What parents should know about the vaping trend

    Todd Mahr, MD, discusses the latest trends of e-cigarettes and what parents should know about the vaping trend.

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  • Minutes in Motion 2019

    Minutes in Motion 2019

    Free six-week community physical activity challenge. Besides the payoff of better health, you have a chance to win great prizes.

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10 tips to keep your stress under control

One major factor in feeling stressed is our perception that we've lost control. When you simplify and unclutter your life it makes everyday tasks much more manageable. View these tips to try to maintain that control.

Treating your aches and pains today BE WELL

Treating your aches and pains today

Today, 115 Americans die every day from an opioid overdose. This significant rise in deaths can be traced back to an increase in prescription opioids to treat pain. Historically, healthcare providers were flooded with information about how pain was simple to treat with a pain pill that was non-addicting.

Eggs and heart health EAT

Eggs and heart health

It can feel like every new study on eggs comes to a slightly different conclusion. The Healthy U.S.-Style Eating Pattern recommended in the Dietary Guidelines for Americans contains 100-300 mg cholesterol and a large egg contains about 190 mg cholesterol.

BE FAST run/walk EVENTS

BE FAST run/walk

Help reduce the prevalence of stroke and improve patient outcomes in the Tri-state Region through the BE FAST Stroke Run/Walk. Whether you choose to run or walk, stick around afterward for more fun: music, educational booths, a raffle and more! Your participation will help raise awareness of stroke, including the life-saving ability to recognize the signs and symptoms.

Playing through Parkinson's

Drew Dockry was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in January 2011, one feeling rose above the rest: relief. "I wasn't pleased to find out I have Parkinson's disease," Drew says, "but I was so pleased to find out it was something treatable and had a name and was something I could live with. In that moment, I was actually truly pleased." Read Drew's story.

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.

The best marinated shrimp recipe

Measure all ingredients except the shrimp into a two-gallon freezer bag. Seal bag and squish with your hands to mix ingredients well. Add shrimp to bag, seal tightly, and shake and turn bag so all shrimp pieces are well coated with marinade. Refrigerate for two hours or overnight. View full recipe.

Apple cilantro recipe

Mix all ingredients together except apples; set aside. Chop apples into small pieces with skin on. Stir apples into other ingredients; serve with tortilla or pita chips.

Upcoming Events

  • Apr
    20
    Saturday
    8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    This daylong class combines Managing Your Labor, Essentials of Breastfeeding and Caring for Your Newborn into one session.
  • Apr
    22
    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.
  • Apr
    24
    Wednesday
    5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    This support group is a safe, confidential place for adults to share feelings and experiences with others whose lives are affected by cancer.
  • Apr
    25
    Thursday
    5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    This class is required if you are considering water birth and will help you decide whether water birth is the right choice for you.
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