School is Here, Are They Ready?

School is Here, Are They Ready?

No matter what grade your child is about to enter, there’s always a back-to-school checklist of to-dos. Help your children start – and continue – the new school year in good health by adding a visit to your family doctor to the list. Whether it’s their...
Summer Blooms

Summer Blooms

Summer is a great time to go outside and enjoy the sunshine, take a swim, or spend time near local water sources but there are a few things people should do to protect themselves and their pets from water illnesses.  We all like to enjoy our neighboring lakes in the...
End Childhood Hunger

End Childhood Hunger

Childhood hunger is often something we think of as happening somewhere else. The truth is, childhood hunger is a real issue right here in the United States and even more close to home…right here in Wisconsin. One in five children in the state are dealing with food...
Quitting Tobacco: You can do it!

Quitting Tobacco: You can do it!

Do you smoke or use chewing tobacco? Rarely a day goes by without a magazine, newspaper, or TV news report carrying a message about tobacco-related medical problems — the dangers of lung disease, cancer, heart problems and low-birth weight babies. Perhaps you even...
Homelessness

Homelessness

The United States Interagency Council on Homelessness reported last year in Wisconsin there was an estimated 4,907 people who were homeless on any given day. Of that total, 660 were families, 332 were Veterans and 246 were unaccompanied young adults and 527 were...