Hearing Loss

10 Signs You May Have Hearing Loss

There are many different causes of hearing loss and even different types of hearing loss. Seeing an audiologist can help diagnosis and treat potential hearing concerns. Hearing loss can occur so gradually that often times individuals are not aware of the severity of the loss. Like any medical condition, the sooner you address the hearing […]

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Hudson Physicians Earns Family Friendly Workplace™ Certification

Hudson Physicians is extremely honored to announce that we have earned the Bronze Level certification as a Family Friendly Workplace™ from the United Way St. Croix Valley’s Success by 6 initiative. This certification recognizes businesses that actively invest in programs and practices that support employees and their families. While other industry organizations have recognized our work, […]

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Lung Cancer Awareness Month

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month – a time to build awareness and reduce stigma around lung cancer as well as provide reassurance and inspiration to lung cancer patients, caregivers, survivors, family and friends everywhere. The personal stories of those who have been impacted by lung cancer will be showcased on the American Lung Association’s […]

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Continuing The Campaign Against Breast Cancer

As October and Breast Cancer Awareness month come to a close, we at Hudson Physicians remind all of our patients to consider this important health issue. Unfortunately, the women in our community are under screened and we encourage people to actively monitor their breast health. “Breast cancer is the most common cancer, except for cancer […]

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Tips for Safe Trick-or-Treating

Vampires and werewolves and witches, oh my! While staying clear of Halloween’s favorite friends, don’t let an accident spoil the fun of trick-or-treating. Follow these five safe tips for trick-or-treating tips gleaned from safekids.org and Reader’s Digest for a howling good time: 1. Walk Safely Plan your route in advance to avoid getting lost and […]

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Pertussis

Now that school is back in session, the risks of spreadable diseases are increased and Pertussis, or whooping cough, is one of those diseases. Pertussis has a unique, severe persistent cough. It can make people of all ages very ill and can be life threatening. One case has recently been reported in St. Croix County, and […]

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Understanding Zika Virus Threats

The recent Summer Olympic Games in Rio brought attention to the Zika virus and its dangers to pregnant women. Closer to home, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) has issued an official health advisory regarding the Zika virus. It is spread to people primarily through the bite of an infected mosquito, but it can also […]

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Healthy Competition

A self-described competitor at heart, Dr. Lincoln Likness shares his elite level of medical expertise with athletes beyond his practice at Hudson Physicians. He spends his spare time in the summer serving as volunteer Medical Director of the Goliath Challenge, Gopher to Badger Half Marathon and St. Croix Valley Triathlon. For the latter two events […]

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World Alzheimer’s Month

  Aiming to replace stigma with understanding, World Alzheimer’s Month is being observed in September with the theme, Remember Me. People are sharing favorite memories, or memories of a loved one, on social media all month with the hashtags #RememberMe #WAM2016.   What is commonly referred to as Alzheimer’s disease is actually dementia and is […]

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