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...
Eat Right When Money’s Tight

Eat Right When Money’s Tight

Have you ever found yourself choosing between buying groceries and paying for medicine at the end of the month? Or maybe you have found yourself skipping fruits and vegetables and opting for cheaper, less nutritious foods so you have money to pay your utility...
Sun Protection in the Car

Sun Protection in the Car

For most people, car safety means seat belts and airbags. But there’s another important way to stay out of harm’s way on the road, and that’s by protecting your skin from the sun. When thinking about sun exposure, you might envision yourself sitting...
Enjoy a Healthier Picnic All Summer Long

Enjoy a Healthier Picnic All Summer Long

Summer is finally here, the sun is shining, the grill is cooking and you have things to do and places to go! There is no better time than summer to eat healthy, whole, fresh foods. Many people grow their own food in their backyard, and if this isn’t an option for you...
Sweet Tooth

Sweet Tooth

Do you have a nagging sweet tooth you’d like to curb? Well, you’re not alone! A sweet tooth can feel like a recipe for trouble. You want to satisfy the sugar craving, but you don’t want to indulge in the extra calories or spike your blood sugar. Fortunately, there are...
Prevent Elder Abuse

Prevent Elder Abuse

Betty is a 67-year-old woman who lives with her grandson. She is a mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend. Betty has spent the past 5 years of her life in fear that her grandson will harm her. He constantly told her that she was a “worthless old woman”. Often,...
Tai Chi for Diabetes

Tai Chi for Diabetes

According to traditional Chinese medicine, enhancing life energy (Qi) in the appropriate acupuncture meridians (energy channels) will improve diabetes. There are many forms of tai chi, and Webster Wellness is pleased to offer a program specifically designed by medical...
Make It OK

Make It OK

“It’s OK to feel unstable. It’s OK to disassociate. It’s OK to hide from the world. It’s OK to need help. It’s OK not to be OK. Your mental illness is not a personal failure.” Did you know that 1 in 4 people will have some kind of mental illness in their lifetime? Do...
Make it Mediterranean

Make it Mediterranean

You’ve probably heard that the Mediterranean diet can make your heart healthier, protect against cancer and even help you live longer. But did you know it also is a great pick for kids? The Mediterranean diet includes a variety of fruits, vegetables, whole...