New Year. New You.

New Year. New You.

With the new year quickly approaching, the American Medical Association (AMA) is offering 10 recommendations to help Americans make the most impactful, long-lasting improvements to their health in 2019.   “This is the perfect time of year for each of us to...
Getting a Good Night’s Sleep

Getting a Good Night’s Sleep

What’s the magic number when it comes to how much sleep you need each night? Experts say we should aim for at least seven or eight hours in order to thrive the next day. Sleep allows us to recharge our brains and bodies. However, in today’s jam-packed world of always...
Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seasonal Affective Disorder

Winter is upon us, and with that can come a series of unpleasant feelings, more so than all the snow and cold already do!   Seasonal affective disorder, also known as SAD, is a type of depression that is related to the changes in seasons, typically beginning in...
On a Tight Budget

On a Tight Budget

This time of the year the household budget always seems to be tighter than usual.  Energy costs go up, things we rely on seem to break down in the cold and are expensive to fix, and our bodies seem to need more food to keep us warm.  Below is a checklist of some...
Diabetes: A Growing Concern

Diabetes: A Growing Concern

Diabetes is no longer a word we rarely hear. In fact, we hear it quite frequently. Who knows what diabetes is? Did you know there are three different types of diabetes?   Type 1 and type 2 diabetes have different causes, yet two factors are important in both. You...
Homelessness

Homelessness

On any given day, there are over 5,000 people in Wisconsin without a place to call home. They are sleeping in shelters, in cars, under bridges, in caves and in storage units. Some may be sleeping in transitional living projects.   Homelessness is a statewide...
When Money is Tight

When Money is Tight

Everyone has a budget these days, especially with the rising cost of food, products and services.  Whether you are on FoodShare or not, money can be tight. Finding ways to stretch those dollars can be challenging but very important, especially so you can choose the...
Healthy Habits To Stay Sober

Healthy Habits To Stay Sober

If you’ve recently left rehab, you already know you’ve got a long, hard road ahead of you. But don’t despair. Just because there will be bumps along the way doesn’t mean you can’t smooth things out. Keep reading for insight on a few healthy habits that can help you...
Red Ribbon Week

Red Ribbon Week

Red Ribbon Week raises awareness of drug use and the problems related to drugs facing our community, and encourages parents, educators, business owners, and other community organizations to promote drug-free lifestyles.   Wearing red ribbons during the month of...
Marijuana Myths

Marijuana Myths

While medical use may show promise for issues like epilepsy and chronic pain, is marijuana safe? Increase your understanding as we bust these five common myths.   Myth #1: Physical addiction to marijuana is rare. Fact: Four million youth and adults had a...