Taking the extra step

AS A PLANT SERVICES colleague at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital, Tim receives many requests. His main job is to keep the hospital’s grounds in tip-top shape. From mowing to plowing

Taking the extra step

AS A PLANT SERVICES colleague at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital, Tim receives many requests. His main job is to keep the hospital’s grounds in tip-top shape. From mowing to plowing and everything in between, Tim completes each task with pride.

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Restoring possibilites

AFTER INITIAL TREATMENT for a stroke, traumatic brain injury (TBI), heart attack, or other major medical event, hospitalized individuals take a crucial step on the road to recovery when they begin rehabilitation.

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Bottoms up!

MASON JARS ARE GOOD FOR MORE THAN

JUST RUSTIC DECORATION—YOU CAN USE THEM TO CRAFT THE PERFECT SALAD FOR LUNCH OR DINNER ON-THE-GO.

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A dietary game plan for young athletes

Between school, sports and social activities, your kids are always on the move. And while it’s encouraging to see them so busy and engaged, it’s also normal to worry about whether they’re getting enough fuel to stay energized. 

A hub for good health: Local senior centers connect older adults with the resources they need to remain active and engaged

The National Council on Aging estimates that nearly 1 million older adults visit a senior center every day, which comes as no surprise to anyone who has enjoyed the wide variety of programs offered at the centers in Eau Claire and Chippewa Falls. Currently, they offer opportunities to: Exercise Socialize Develop skills such as painting, woodcarving, and writing Enjoy card games, billiards, and other recreational activities Receive screenings and instruction about health an…

Inspiring Health: New campaign. This is why we serve

The ties that bind us to one another and to this place we share are stronger because we believe in certain things. Every life is a gift. Every person is a unity of body, mind, and spirit. Every one of us can offer compassion and give special attention to those of us who are in the greatest need. At HSHS St. Joseph’s and Sacred Heart hospitals, we’re drawn to a different way of thinking. For us, healing, mission, caring, and compassion are intertwined. This is why we serve…

A healthy night out – Paint the Town Red

Chippewa Falls Main Street will host its annual Paint the Town Red event on February 22 with help from local merchants and HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital. The night will feature giveaways, food, and refreshments from local businesses, and representatives from St. Joseph’s will operate multiple booths at which you can take advantage of free screenings and consultations from 4 to 7 p.m. 

Does your heart need more potassium?

An encouraging new study found a connection between potassium and healthier blood vessels. Through tests conducted on mice, researchers at the University of Alabama-Birmingham recently discovered that an increased potassium intake could reduce the risk of pathogenic vascular calcification and aortic stiffness, conditions that can lead to heart disease and stroke. Further, a recent report from Harvard Medical School indicated that consuming recommended amounts of potassium lower…

Does your heart need more potassium?

An encouraging new study found a connection between potassium and healthier blood vessels. Through tests conducted on mice, researchers at the University of Alabama-Birmingham recently discovered that an increased potassium intake could reduce the risk of pathogenic vascular calcification and aortic stiffness, conditions that can lead to heart disease and stroke. Further, a recent report from Harvard Medical School indicated that consuming recommended amounts of potassium lower…