Whooping Cough Prevention and Treatment

According to the CDC, there were over 18,000 cases of whooping cough (pertussis) reported in the United States in 2015. In 2016, there have been 966 cases reported in Wisconsin so far. Starts like a cold and easily spreads Pertussis or whooping cough usually starts like a cold with a mild cough, runny nose or fever. […]

Silencing Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Winterize your home to fend off carbon monoxide poisoning As temperatures plummet and snow continues to fly, the urge to hunker down settles in for many. Before cozying up to the fireplace and treating yourself to a piping mug of hot chocolate, just remember – ‘tis the season to guard against a lurking threat that […]

New Year’s Eve Recipes

This festive, heart-healthy New Year’s Eve meal tastes luxurious, but is light enough to leave room for a glass of celebratory champagne or sparkling juice. The spread includes Candied Walnut Salad, Tropical Shrimp, Lucky Black-Eyed Peas and Cherry Cheesecake Tarts. Nutrient analysis for holiday meal per serving (includes all four dishes): 543 calories, 20.5 grams fat, […]

5 Indoor Fitness Tips for Those Cold Days Ahead

Oh, the weather outside will soon be frightful but inside it’s so delightful. Don’t use the cold blustery days of winter as an excuse to get out of shape. Experts say it’s actually good to shake up your usual fitness routine, and there are plenty of exercises you can do in the warmth of your home […]

Cold Weather Non-Alcoholic Drinks

Santa’s Bells Seltzer INGREDIENTS 2 cups cranberry-raspberry juice 2 cups seltzer 2 tablespoons lime juice, plus 4 wedges for garnish 1/2 cup fresh or frozen raspberries, for garnish PREPARATION If using fresh raspberries, freeze them in a single layer for about 1 hour (or overnight) before proceeding. Combine cranberry-raspberry juice, seltzer and lime juice in […]

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