June is Men’s Health Month

You’re probably aware Father’s Day occurs every year on the third Sunday in June. Did you know there’s another observance in June that’s also significant for men? June is Men’s Health Month. This is a great time to encourage Dad and the other men you love to take an active role to improve their health. […]

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Lightning Facts: What You Need to Know

National Lightning Safety Awareness Week Facts and Safety Tips National Lightning Safety Awareness Week is June 23-29. Let’s take a few minutes to review some lightning facts and discuss several lightning safety tips. Lightning Facts: What You Need to Know Lightning is an electrical discharge caused by imbalances between storm clouds and the ground, or […]

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June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month: 5 Things You Need to Know

Every June, advocates, volunteers, health professionals, caregivers, and family members come together to raise awareness about Alzheimer’s and brain awareness. Supporters wear purple in solidarity for those with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia on The Longest Day, June 21. One of the best ways you can support brain health for yourself and others is […]

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Mission Work Makes a Lasting Impact

Dr. Druffner’s Mission Trip to East Africa: Written by Dr. Druffner Each year for the past eight years, I have traveled with my family to St. Luke’s hospital in a village within the South Pare mountains of Tanzania, in East Africa. For five weeks each year, my mission has been to train and support the […]

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April is Alcohol Awareness Month

Alcohol can reduce stress and make people feel more relaxed. Drinking is an activity that’s associated with holidays, celebrations, events and just about any time people are getting together. But drinking too much alcohol increases people’s risk of injuries, violence, drowning, liver disease, and some types of cancer. In Wisconsin alone, there are an average […]

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Healthy Kids Are Higher Achievers

Are we doing enough to make sure our kids are healthy, happy and doing their best? We help them with homework, teach them about good hygiene, share our values, morals and life lessons that we’ve learned over the years. To add to those efforts, according to the CDC, kids who are healthy and active are […]

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Sick? Should You Still Work Out?

Keeping your commitment to exercise is important. However, you just caught your co-worker’s cold. Should you still work out? A lot of the time, exercise can make us feel better when we’re under the weather. However, it can also delay recovery in some instances. How do you know when to work out and when to […]

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