What’s Happening in your Community

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Classes & Events

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Eau Claire, WI
09/18/2019
11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Albert Lea, MN
09/18/2019
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Menomonie, WI
09/18/2019
7-8:45 p.m.

Zumba Gold

Fitness & Weight Management

Menomonie, WI
09/18/2019
9:30-10:15 a.m.

Strong Bodies Basic - FULL

Fitness & Weight Management

Bloomer, WI
09/18/2019
10-11 a.m.

Advanced Strong Bodies - FULL

Fitness & Weight Management

Bloomer, WI
09/18/2019
9-10 a.m.

Advanced Strong Bodies - Full

Fitness & Weight Management

Bloomer, WI
09/18/2019
11 a.m.-12 p.m.

Nursing Moms Network

Prenatal & Parenting

Eau Claire, WI
09/18/2019
9-10:30 a.m.

Baby Café

Prenatal & Parenting

Fairmont, MN
09/18/2019
9-11 a.m.

HEALTH Program for Weight Management

Fitness & Weight Management

Mankato, MN
09/18/2019
12-1 p.m.
Eau Claire, WI
09/18/2019
5:30-7 p.m.

Enhance Fitness Class

Fitness & Weight Management

Eau Claire, WI
09/18/2019
7-8 a.m.

From The Blog

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Seeing teamwork at its brightest

Linda Schweikert’s eyesight took a turn for the worse overnight. But thanks to an expert care team working across organizations, she got the vital treatment she needed in time.

September 13, 2019

Clean eating: What does that mean?

Most Americans eat a diet rich in heavily processed foods packed with fat, sugar, sodium, chemicals, preservatives, food dyes and other additives. Learn how and why clean eating can be a healthy way of living.

Eileen Dutter, R.D. By Eileen Dutter September 12, 2019

Hospice patient shared special ties with Mayo Clinic Health System

Aside from being a nurse, veteran and hospice patient, Rosemary Zemlo had a special connection to hospice services at Mayo Clinic Health System.

September 6, 2019

How do I make my eyes look less tired?

Do your eyes make you look tired? Learn about options to help you appear more refreshed and awake.

Yvonne Pierpont, M.D. By Yvonne Pierpont September 5, 2019

Option for seizure answers closer to home

For anyone who has epilepsy or a seizure disorder, life can be a challenging and uncertain journey. Every person with epilepsy has a unique life situation, and the cause for their seizures may or may not be known.

September 3, 2019

I don’t feel as old as the person I see in the mirror — what can I do to look refreshed?

Although crow’s feet and lines around your mouth and on your forehead indicate a life filled with laughter, they can make you look older than you feel. Don’t despair, though, as there are things you can do to return to a refreshed and well-rested look.

Yvonne Pierpont, M.D. By Yvonne Pierpont August 27, 2019

What is urge incontinence, and how is it treated?

Urge incontinence — the loss of bladder control — is a sudden, intense urge to urinate followed by an involuntary loss of urine. Treatment options range from conservative to more invasive.

Susan Johnston, P.A.-C. By Susan Johnston August 23, 2019

Seeking support when grieving

Grief often means change and loss for the way things were. If you have experienced the death of a loved one, this is the hardest kind of grief and change to work through.

August 20, 2019

Living in fear: Cancer recurrence

Some fear of cancer recurrence is normal, but excessive fear can lead to decreased quality of life. Here's how you can manage your fear.

Kaye Holt, N.P. By Kaye Holt August 19, 2019

Back behind the wheel after epilepsy diagnosis

Jake Weiss experienced what he thought were panic attack symptoms like none before: His head turned, his torso twisted abnormally, his limbs stiffened and he stopped breathing. He was having a major seizure, and his panic attacks were actually smaller seizures.

August 15, 2019

Building a community of caring: Youth and anxiety

When your children are struggling, you want to be able to help them sort through whatever it is that they need. Providing some relief and health options to cope is important. Learn how anxiety affects children so you and your children find relief.

August 7, 2019

Sepsis diagnosis prompts quick action to save woman’s life

The graduation party for Susan Kohnke’s son was memorable, but not in the way she wanted. Instead of reflecting on day celebrating school successes, she remembers it being the day she developed symptoms of a severe condition that nearly claimed her life.

August 2, 2019

In The News

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Eau Claire earns nurse-midwife best practice award

For the fifth consecutive year, the nurse-midwife group in OB-GYN at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire has won the Triple Aim Best Practice Award.

September 10, 2019
Participate in the 'Road to Resilience' program

Adults: Help children build resilience, and social and coping skills by participating in the Road to Resilience: Raising Healthy Kids virtual program.

September 10, 2019
Express Care Clinic in Albert Lea Hy-Vee to expand

Enhancements include expanded exam room spaces, a second patient exam room and a private restroom.

September 9, 2019
Mayo Clinic Store to open in Owatonna

The new retail space, which opens Sept. 16, will offer a wide variety of solutions for healthier living.

September 4, 2019
Cannon Falls welcomes new physician assistant to Family Medicine department

Erin Gardeck, PA-C, has special interests in providing the full spectrum of care from birth to geriatric patients.

September 4, 2019
Temporary valet parking to begin in Austin

Service will be available weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

September 3, 2019
Attend a documentary in Menomonie to learn about the effects of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs)

View Wisconsin Public Television's news documentary "Not Enough Apologies: Trauma Stories," which will show how a life of behavioral and mental health issues arise from ACEs.

September 3, 2019
Eau Claire recognized for commitment to quality stroke care

For the second consecutive year, Eau Claire has received the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association's Get With the Guidelines — Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award,...

August 29, 2019
Fairmont Urgent Care expanding hours

Addition of provider, expanded hours will mean decreased wait times for patients. 

August 28, 2019
Suzy Favor-Hamilton to speak at Imagine Lecture

Favor-Hamilton, a former Olympic runner who became a Las Vegas escort, will speak of the shame that she experienced as a result of her past, and how it wreaked havoc...

August 23, 2019
Hospice volunteer luncheon set for Sept. 18 in Albert Lea

All proceeds from the luncheon benefit hospice patients and their families in the Albert Lea service area.

August 22, 2019
New providers welcomed in Albert Lea and Austin

Seven new providers have joined the health care team on both campuses.

August 20, 2019

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