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Local cancer team receives statewide recognition Print E-mail
Tuesday, October 29, 2013 5:28 AM

The Adams County Cancer Awareness Team (ACCAT) was recently presented with a 2013 Community Service Award by the Wisconsin Cancer Council, a statewide coalition of over 95 organizations committed to cancer control.

 
Waushara County collects 145 pounds of meds in Prescription Drug Take-Back event Print E-mail
Tuesday, October 29, 2013 5:26 AM

With public participation at an all-time high after six prior events in three years, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and its national, tribal, and community partners held the seventh National Prescription Drug Take Back Day at thousands of sites across America on Oct. 26.

 
CHN says farewell to two fantastic physicians Print E-mail
Tuesday, October 29, 2013 4:50 AM

These physicians aren’t new names to the community, as Jeffrey Carroll, MD, and Anthony Racki, MD, have been with Community Health Network for a combined total of 53 years.

 
On the Move: Food and Fitness Print E-mail
Written by Wautoma Area School District Nurse Ellen Kiiskila, RN   
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 10:15 AM

Wellness

The Wautoma Area School District promotes healthy schools by supporting wellness, good nutrition, and regular physical activity as a part of the total learning environment.

 
CHN Health Matters Print E-mail
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 9:36 AM

What should you do if stung by a bee?

You may have noticed that the bees and hornets are very active and aggressive as the summer comes to an end and we enter the fall. Their food sources are declining and they are seeking sweet meals. They commonly will try to share your food or drink. This increases your chances of being stung. Bee stings are a common cause of emergency room and doctor’s office visits. What can you expect if you are stung and what can you do?

 
County health department to offer flu shots Oct. 31 Print E-mail
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 9:29 AM

Come to the Waushara County Public Health Department on Oct. 31 from 9 a.m.-Noon and 1-4 p.m. and get your flu shot before you get sick with the flu. There is a cost, but the health department can bill Medicare and MA.

 
CHN offers new breast cancer screening tool Print E-mail
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 9:29 AM

The Diagnostic Imaging department at Community Health Network is pleased to announce the addition of Breast MRI Imaging and MRI Guided Breast Biopsies at their Berlin Memorial Hospital campus location.

 
Community Blood Drives planned Print E-mail
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 8:36 AM

Three community blood drives will be held in Waushara County in the next few weeks.

 
Take action on radon gas during National Radon Awareness Week Print E-mail
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 11:24 AM

Oct. 20-26 is National Radon Action Week according to the U.S. EPA.

Health agencies throughout the United States have joined forces to promote awareness of the leading cause of lung cancer for non-smokers. The  American Lung Association, Centers for Disease Control, and National Cancer Institute all agree that radon is a national health problem and encourage radon testing during the October awareness drive.

 
Avoid a truly scary Halloween and wear only prescription decorative contact lenses Print E-mail
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 10:34 AM

Halloween brings fun and festivities to children and adults across the country, with costumes, candy, and parties lending this fall holiday its unique feel and atmosphere.

 
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