Support Plays an Important Role in a Cancer Patient’s Journey

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A diagnosis of cancer is often received with shock, disbelief or feelings of being overwhelmed.   Each person’s journey is unique and sometimes lonely.  Support to help cope with stress, cancer treatment and family issues are available through individual counseling with an oncology counselor or through attending a cancer support group. One-to-one support through individual counseling […]

Varicose veins, not just about vanity

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They might look like red and blue spider webs subtly tattooed on your legs and thighs. Or they may more resemble the gnarled branches of an old oak tree sculpted in 3D on your calves. Varicose veins are most often harmless, although their knotted, ropey appearance is a source of embarrassment for many women. In […]

Healthy eating within the season

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Winters in Wisconsin can be brutal.  It’s cold, snow is everywhere, and somedays the wind hurts your face so much that just walking to your car seems impossible.  So spring arrives and the weather gets warmer we rejoice and hope the snow melts faster than an Olympic sprinter running the 100 meter dash.  With our […]

Concussions: more than a bump on the head

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Brain injuries happen every day – children fall on playgrounds, people are involved in bicycle and car crashes, athletes collide in the course of play. Sometimes though, a nasty bump on the head can turn into something more serious. A concussion is defined by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) as a bump, blow or […]

Young soccer players and ingrown toenails

A strange phenomenon happens on the soccer field. Many soccer players prefer to wear tighter cleats believing it gives them a better feel for the ball and the field. But tight shoes can create an irritating problem. Often the problem results from snug soccer cleats, repetitive kicking and of course, improper toenail trimming. Ingrown toenails […]

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