What’s Happening in your Community

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Classes & Events

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Therapeutic Chair Yoga

Fitness & Weight Management

Red Wing, MN
04/26/2017
2 - 3 p.m.

Tobacco Cessation Groups

Support Groups

Austin, MN
04/26/2017
5 - 6 p.m.

Zumba Gold

Fitness & Weight Management

Menomonie, WI
04/26/2017
9:30-10:15 a.m.
Lake City, MN
04/26/2017
10:30 a.m. - noon

Family Birth Center Tour

Prenatal & Parenting

Eau Claire, WI
04/26/2017
6 p.m. or 6:30 p.m.

HEALTH Program for Weight Management

Fitness & Weight Management

Mankato, MN
04/26/2017
12-1 p.m.
Waseca, MN
04/26/2017
9-11 a.m.

Baby Cafe Lake City

Prenatal & Parenting

Lake City, MN
04/26/2017
12:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Baby Cafe Austin

Prenatal & Parenting

Austin, MN
04/26/2017
12:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Enhance Fitness Class

Fitness & Weight Management

Eau Claire, WI
04/26/2017
7-8 a.m. and 1-2 p.m.
Mankato, MN
04/26/2017
9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Cameron, WI
04/26/2017
Weekdays during regular clinic hours

From The Blog

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Do I have sleep apnea?

Sleep apnea is a serious condition in which you repeatedly stop breathing or have shallow breaths while you sleep. When this happens, you may snore loudly or making choking noises as you try to breathe.

Martha Yanci Torres MD By Martha Yanci Torres April 25, 2017

3 Tips for living well with chronic conditions

It can be a shock to be diagnosed with a long-term illness. You likely will deal with many different feelings following your initial diagnosis, and it’s important to learn how to effectively cope with the daily stresses of living with your illness.

April 24, 2017

State-of-the-art treatment for prostate cancer

Men diagnosed with prostate cancer have access to state-of-the-art radiation technology in La Crosse, Wisconsin.

April 24, 2017

Monday Run Day 14: Warning signs of overtraining

With the marathon date getting so close, we know you want to put in your best performance when race day comes. However, now is also peak time to pay attention to your body and watch for warning signs of overtraining.

April 23, 2017

Why schedule a back-to-school physical before school’s even out?

The current school year may not be over yet, but before you know it, it will be back-to-school season. Instead of waiting until later summer to schedule your child’s physical, now may be a better time.

Jane Byrd, M.D. By Jane Byrd April 21, 2017

What is a hospitalist?

Finding yourself or a loved one hospitalized can be a worrisome and stressful time. Entrusted with your care, we work to replace fear with hope.

Randy Foss MD By Randy Foss April 20, 2017
Brian Kelly By Brian Kelly April 20, 2017
Anne Liwonjo MD By Anne Liwonjo April 20, 2017
Dr Mootaz Younis By Mootaz Younnis April 20, 2017

Recovery went better, quicker than Lake City man expected

Lifelong Lake City resident Tom Bremer says he likes being active. Towards the end of golf season in 2015, Bremer noticed mild discomfort in his lower abdomen.

April 19, 2017

Kids and sodium: Serious risks and alarming realities

When it comes to sodium intake among adults, the general consensus is that high consumption will increase risk of hypertension and stroke. How about children? Does a high sodium intake pose the same risks for children and adolescents as it does for adults?

April 18, 2017

Paws Force: Offering a helping paw to patients in need

My dog, Bernie, and I volunteer together on the Paws Force team using animal-assisted therapy for patients in need of comfort or a smile

April 17, 2017

Monday Run Day 13 Staying safe while running

You’re getting close now. All of your hard work will soon pay off. Don’t forget: we want to be there cheering you on at the finish line. Make sure you are being safe in your training so you can keep going strong right to the end.

April 14, 2017

Moving mountains — thanks to total knee replacement

Ginger Marien set aside the pain in her right knee and focused on the most important aspect of her life: caring for her husband.

April 13, 2017

Strengthening pelvic floor muscles can help prevent bladder leakage

Leaking urine from your bladder isn’t a normal part of being a woman. However, you may be lulled into thinking leaking is simply something you need to deal with. The best news is you can do something about it.

Kelly Feddema PT By Kelly Feddema April 11, 2017

In The News

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LeRoy Clinic announces temporary change in hours beginning May 1

Change is due to a temporary leave of absence for the clinic nurse practitioner.

April 24, 2017
Albert Lea ophthalmologist lectures at college of optometry in Texas

Leonid Skorin, Jr., recently presented lectures at the University of Houston.

April 18, 2017
Belle Plaine now offers OB-GYN services locally

Beginning April 20, Tarek Khalife, M.D., and Becky DeLuca, nurse practitioner, will begin providing obstetrics and gynecology (OB-GYN) services in Belle Plaine.

April 14, 2017
Medical/Surgical Department to break ground May 1 in Barron

A groundbreaking ceremony will be held for construction of new inpatient hospital rooms.

April 14, 2017
Camp Wabi has major impact on North Dakota camper

Camp Wabi, near New Auburn, is a camp designed for young people struggling with weight issues.

April 14, 2017
After decades of service, northwest Wisconsin president/CEO retires

Randall Linton, M.D., served as a pediatrician for more than 20 years and as president and CEO for the past 15 years.

April 11, 2017
New physician joins general surgery department in Albert Lea

Eduardo Antpack, M.D., has special interests in minimally invasive surgery, trauma and critical care.

April 10, 2017
General surgery department in Austin welcomes new physician

Eduardo Antpack, M.D. is excited to bring his surgical skills to help patients in the community.

April 10, 2017
New physician joins Albert Lea practice

Tenille Ottley-Sharpe, M.D., welcomed to the Family Medicine department.

April 6, 2017
Prom trauma simulations offered in northwest Wisconsin to stop students from drinking and driving

A simulated scene plays out annually at area high schools to raise awareness about the dangers of drinking and driving.

April 4, 2017
Advance care planning education, assistance offered April 29 in Menomonie

Participants will learn tools and techniques to express and document their health care, personal and legal wishes. 

March 29, 2017
Occupational medicine services now available in Bloomer

Occupational Medicine delivers coordinated heath care services to patients and business partners.

March 29, 2017

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