Author Archives: Fort HealthCare

See You Later Summer!

Sheesh, Monday already? I swear in the blink of an eye the weekend is over and it’s back to the grind time! Hopefully your cell phone changed to the correct time, and you didn’t miss anything important on Sunday with … Continue reading

Food Substitutions for Gameday

As much as the cooler weather and earlier sunsets bother me this time of year, I get over-the-top excited about football and post-season baseball. There’s something so ridiculously fun about waiting for the game on Sunday and getting together with … Continue reading

Trick or Treat

Happy Halloween week! Hopefully your pumpkins are carved, treats are bought, and you have your best Richard Simmons costume ready to go. Halloween week is a fun week with all of the decorations, kiddos running around in their costumes, and … Continue reading

Tailgate Food Takeover

Happy (almost) middle of October! I’m hoping you had as fantastic of a weekend as I did and were able to get out and enjoy the weather. It’s a good thing I was able to enjoy the weather this previous … Continue reading

Mental Health Break!

10/6/14 October! Woohoo! I’m not sure if this happens to you, but there are some days I come home from work and just sit in silence, thinking about how much of a whirlwind my life is and trying to recap … Continue reading

Finding Purpose

Hey friends-Hard to believe we’ve reached the end of September, and in true Wisconsin fashion, a 30° temperature difference than yesterday. I had the privilege to go to a Worksite Wellness seminar last week Thursday in Milwaukee (yes, my boss … Continue reading

Healthiest community in WI? Let’s do this!

Jefferson County and our surrounding communities can be healthier and live healthier. Our current health status, according to, isn’t so good. Of the 72 counties in Wisconsin, Jefferson County ranks 33rd for overall health outcomes, 39th for morbidity (overall … Continue reading

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Well Woman exam important in early detection

The purpose of an annual Well Woman exam is to detect and treat any new or ongoing health problems, as well as to help prevent future ones from developing. Even if you’re not due for a Pap test, it’s still … Continue reading

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School and sniffles: What’s a parent to do?

The leaves are falling and the crisp, fall breezes are upon us. While this time of year brings us relief from a hot summer, it also signals the return of “sniffle season.” Keeping kids well calls for more than good … Continue reading

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