What’s Happening in your Community

Get the latest on what’s happening in your community, including classes and events, news and social media.

Classes & Events

Eau Claire, WI
5:30-7 p.m.

Healing Through Grief

Support Groups

La Crosse, Wis.
5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Mankato, MN
2 p.m. (third Monday of the month meets at 5 p.m.)

Therapeutic Chair Yoga

Community Education

Cannon Falls, MN
Mondays, 2:30-3:30 p.m.
Chetek, WI
Weekdays during regular clinic hours
Barron, WI
Weekdays during regular clinic hours
Menomonie, WI
Weekdays during regular clinic hours
Rice Lake, WI
Elmwood, WI
Weekdays during regular clinic hours
Glenwood City, WI
Weekdays during regular clinic hours
Osseo, WI
7-8:30 a.m.

Enhance Fitness Class

Fitness & Weight Management

Eau Claire, WI
7-8 a.m.

From The Blog


Mike eats veggies

Mike Hesch eats carrots. And Brussels sprouts. And sweet potatoes. In fact, Mike is very eloquent about his newfound love for vegetables. Eating well is just one of the elements of Mike’s healthy lifestyle, which involves a three-pronged approach: nutrition, exercise and stress reduction.

August 14, 2018

Cash in on the health benefits of corn

Many of us have great summer memories surrounding sweet corn. In the Midwest, when sweet corn is ready, our meals take on a different look as ears of corn make their way to our plates. But there’s more to corn than just the version on the cob.

Linda Carruthers RDN By Linda Carruthers August 14, 2018

Back to school: Tips to help students adjust

With fall just around the corner, back-to-school season is quickly approaching. This can be an exciting time as it’s one step closer to graduation, college or joining the workforce. It’s also a time for new beginnings.

Jessie Wolf LICSW By Jessie Wolf August 7, 2018

Are your kids ready to go back to school?

It's time for the back-to-school countdown. In addition to school supplies and clothes, make sure your child's health needs are addressed, too.

August 1, 2018

Let's talk low libido

As a family medicine physician, I understand how low libido and sexual issues can be an uncomfortable topic for patients to discuss. These are common problems that affect adults everywhere, yet many of the patients I see have never been asked about their sexual health.

Graham King MD By Graham King July 31, 2018

Is urine incontinence normal for women?

Although urine incontinence, or the involuntary leakage of urine, is a common symptom that affects 1 in 4 women, it's not normal. Learn about evaluation and treatment options.

Tarek Khalife MD By Tarek Khalife July 30, 2018

15-minute workout: Core

Busy day? We all know how hard it can be to fit a workout into our schedule, but why not get started with a 15-minute home workout using a stability ball?

July 30, 2018

Q&A: The science behind weird body reactions

Ever wonder why your fingers wrinkle in water? Our bodies do some rather strange and unusual things. Find out science behind them.

Amy Rantala, M.D. By Amy Rantala July 27, 2018

Boost long-term health with balance training

If you participate in regular cardio exercise or weight training, you may think you're reaching every component of fitness, but have you thought about balance training?

Benjamin Nesseim MD By Benjamin Nesseim July 23, 2018

Living life to the fullest after cancer treatment

Megan Brooks lives every day to the fullest after her care team, family and friends helped her through two cancer diagnoses.

July 20, 2018

Heart care gives Pat Rozeske a new rhythm

After being admitted to the hospital for difficulty breathing and what she thought was the flu, Pat Rozeske was diagnosed with heart failure. Learn more about her minimally invasive treatment and quick recovery.

July 19, 2018

Can children develop Type 2 diabetes?

Over the past 15 years, Type 2 diabetes has been on the rise, especially in children. Get the risk factors, and learn steps to take to prevent your child from developing it.

Anne Bauch, R.D. By Anne Bauch July 18, 2018

In The News

Scott Riester, M.D., Ph.D., joins Occupational Medicine department in Albert Lea and Austin

Dr. Riester is excited to have the opportunity to work closely with patients and local businesses, as well as healthcare team members at Mayo Clinic Health System.

August 17, 2018
Fairmont welcomes new primary care provider

Timothy Sheneman, D.O., starts seeing patients Aug. 20.

August 17, 2018
Plans announced for new Family Birth Center on Austin campus

Construction will take place throughout 2019 and 2020.

August 16, 2018
Eau Claire named a top hospital in Wisconsin by U.S. News & World Report

Eau Claire was named the fifth best hospital in Wisconsin, (three-way tie) and recognized as a Best Regional Hospital in northwestern Wisconsin by U.S. News & World Report.

August 14, 2018
Grief Support Series offered in Albert Lea and Austin

The series is free and open to any adult who has experienced a loss of a loved one.

August 14, 2018
Energy-efficiency rebate check received in Albert Lea

A new water-cooled chiller system could save approximately $90,000 each year in electricity costs.

August 13, 2018
Imagine Lecture to be held Sept. 6 in Eau Claire

Timothy J. Nelson, M.D., Ph.D., who is the Mayo Clinic Health System Research and Innovation director, will present “New Hearts for Old Problems.”

August 10, 2018
Nurse practitioner transitions to Gastroenterology in Eau Claire

Hope St. Jean previously worked in Family Medicine.

August 10, 2018
State grant to improve rural emergency care received in northwest Wisconsin

A $47,000 matching grant from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services was received to train emergency medicine advanced practice providers in point-of-care ultrasound.

August 8, 2018
Midwifery care now offered in Mankato

For centuries, women have looked to midwives for advice and assistance in childbirth. Today’s certified nurse midwives continue this tradition of personal, family-centered care as a highly skil...

August 6, 2018
Ear, nose and throat specialist transitions to Eau Claire

Thomas Lowry, M.D., will begin to see patients four days a week in Ear, Nose & Throat in Eau Claire and one day in Rice Lake. 

August 1, 2018
Saturday Morning Sports Medicine Clinics offered in Eau Claire, Menomonie

Athletes can receive X-rays, a physician examination and treatment plan in a single visit.

July 23, 2018


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