Improve Balance and Stability

Improve Balance and Stability

10 Effective Ways to Improve Your Balance and Stability Improving your balance can help with performing daily activities like standing on tiptoes to reach something on the top shelf, walking up and down stairs, or walking on an uneven sidewalk without falling. As we age, our balance can decline, so it’s important to keep active […]

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Caregiving with balance

Caregiving with Balance

Caregiving with Balance: Balancing Your Responsibility and Your Life Caregiving for elderly, relatives or friends can be difficult. You feel obligated to help this person you love and care about, and you do so out of the goodness of your heart. However, you also recognize that you have your own life: your career, family, job, […]

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Testicular Cancer Awareness Month

April is Testicular Cancer Awareness Month

The Testicular Cancer Society officially recognizes April as Testicular Cancer Awareness Month. This April, be sure to find out about the signs and symptoms of testicular cancer, and what to do if you’re at risk. Testicular cancer usually is diagnosed in younger and middle-aged men. It’s the most common form of cancer in men ages […]

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Heavy Menstrual Cycles and Ablations

Heavy Menstrual Cycles and Ablations

How you can get back to life without worrying about heavy periods. If you find yourself having to deal with heavy menstrual cycles month after month, it’s important to know you have options. You may have heard of a procedure called endometrial ablation. Ablation is for women who are finished with childbearing, but suffer from […]

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Focus on Tide Pods for National Poison Prevention Week 2018

The Health Resources and Services Administration (“HRSA”) reports there are over two million poison exposure cases in the United States every year. Here in Wisconsin, the Wisconsin Poison Center (WPC) handled 36,445 cases, or about 100 calls per day, in 2016 (the latest year for which statistics are available). National Poison Prevention Week March 18-24, […]

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Age Related Hearing Loss

Age Related Hearing Loss (ARHL)

Seeds of a Growing Problem The population of the U.S. is getting older. According to the Administration on Aging, the aging ‘baby boom’ generation will produce a dramatic increase in the population through 2030. In 2009, people over 65 represented 12.9% of the population, but by 2030, they will represent 19.3%. The population over 65 […]

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