What’s Happening in your Community

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Classes & Events


Childbirth Education

Prenatal & Parenting

Fairmont, MN
7-9 p.m.
La Crosse, WI

American Red Cross Blood Drive

Fitness & Weight Management

Barron, WI
12-6 p.m.
Mankato, MN
2 p.m. (third Monday of the month meets at 5 p.m.)

Chronic Kidney Disease Class

Community Education

Eau Claire, WI
9-10 a.m.

Aquatic Physical Therapy

Fitness & Weight Management

Mankato, MN
2-2:50 p.m.
Chippewa Falls, WI
Osseo, WI
7-8:30 a.m.
Rice Lake, WI
Glenwood City, WI
Weekdays during regular clinic hours

Enhance Fitness Class

Fitness & Weight Management

Eau Claire, WI
7-8 a.m.
Elmwood, WI
Weekdays during regular clinic hours

From The Blog


Woman gets answers, life back after distressing digestive issues

Lynda Rassbach no longer is missing life's important moments. Read about her journey to diagnoses of bile acid absorption and ulcerative colitis, and how answers and treatments she got restored her freedom.

May 20, 2019

Special delivery: Neonatologist helps welcome baby from 50 miles away

Clara Louis couldn't wait to be born — she came eight weeks early. But her mom had a team of doctors ready at the bedside and 50 miles away for this special delivery.

May 17, 2019

Midwives offer care during pregnancy, throughout a woman's life

Molly Slama's pregnancy was considered high risk because of previous miscarriages. But she discovered the obstetrics nursing experience of nurse-midwives, in addition to caring for women through all ages and stages of life, fit her situation well.

May 16, 2019

Do you need to say goodbye to gluten?

Thinking about trying a gluten-free diet? Learn why it's not necessarily a healthy option for everyone.

May 15, 2019

Busy mom finds virtual appointments convenient option for prenatal care

During her second pregnancy, Briana Rachick worked full time while organizing a hectic household and chasing around her 3-year-old. She enrolled in Mayo Clinic OB Nest for a more convenient and time-saving prenatal care option. Learn about Briana's journey, which combined traditional prenatal care office visits with in-home monitoring.

May 9, 2019

When should I see a doctor about back pain?

About 80% of adults experience back pain at some time in their lives. For most people, it will go away on its own in four to six weeks with self-care. So, how do you know when to see your doctor about your back pain? Here's a few causes or symptoms that indicate it's time to schedule that appointment.

T.K. Schiefer, M.D. By T.K. Schiefer May 8, 2019

Keeping the beat: Keith Glasshof survives two heart events in one year

You can call Keith Glasshof the “comeback kid.” The 79 year-old Eau Claire, Wisconsin, resident came back from heart disease twice in one year.

May 7, 2019

9 reasons to see a travel medicine specialist before international travel

When you travel to another country, one of the most important plans you can make is to see a travel medicine specialist. Here are nine reasons why.

Lori Arndt, P.A.-C. By Lori Arndt May 2, 2019

Mankato man recounts fight back from major stroke, learns to speak again

 It was a typical summer evening in July 2018. Dan Boswell went home to let the dog out, and then, in an instant, his life changed.

May 1, 2019

What's your family's digital diet plan?

The average teenager spends approximately nine hours per day looking at a screen, while younger children often spend up to six hours a day engaging with a screen. Technology has changed the way we live, interact and communicate — all of which has significant health consequences.

Adam Anderson Ph.D. By Adam Anderson April 30, 2019

Too dry for tampons: Now what?

No one looks forward to their menstrual cycle and the pain and other symptoms it brings with it, but what if you’re too dry to use tampons to combat the bleeding? There are a few factors that can cause dryness and a few ways to treat the problem.

April 29, 2019

5 ways slimming screen time is good for your health

Have you ever considered how much time you or your family members spend on a screen? Too much time can become a problem. Learn 5 reasons that slimming your screen time is good for your health.

April 26, 2019

In The News

May 20, 2019
Free workshop offers tools on how to help kids have a healthy relationship with technology

Participants will learn how to set safe limits, establish ground rules and determine appropriate use of technology for fun and learning.

May 16, 2019
Participate in 'Slim Your Screen Time' virtual program

The eight-week program runs from June 1 to July 31 and is designed to help participants improve well-being by reducing screen time through playing, exploring and connecting.

May 10, 2019
Dr. Nordin named Teacher of the Year by Mayo Fellows Association

Terri Nordin, M.D., program director of the Mayo Clinic Family Medicine Residency Program in Eau Claire was selected for her dedication to resident teaching, going above and beyond regular duties, ...

May 10, 2019
Facts about recent WARN notice from Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse

Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse is working through an evaluation process to ensure our services are aligned with our strengths, and we maximize our resources with a sharpened focus on ...

May 9, 2019
New physician assistants welcomed in Owatonna

Megan Alm will treat patients in the Occupational Medicine Department, while Kayla Cook will see patients in Same Day Clinic. 

May 7, 2019
Attend conversation on youth and anxiety on May 21 in Eau Claire

Join the conversation about mental health in the community to learn about anxiety disorders in youth.

May 2, 2019
Mankato Area Public Schools Wellness Program Partnership

Wellness activities to engage students, staff across district.

April 26, 2019
Eau Claire earns Level 3 Epilepsy Center accreditation

As the only accredited epilepsy program in northwest Wisconsin, the accreditation certifies that Eau Claire ca provide a range of medical, neuropsychological and psychosocial services needed to tre...

April 17, 2019
Nurse practitioners seeing obstetrics patients in Springfield and Lamberton

OB Shared Care program partners family medicine providers with OB-GYNs.

April 12, 2019
Tips to avoid running-related injuries

Warm weather encouraging athletes to hit the streets earlier this year. 

March 27, 2019
Participate in organ donation awareness ceremony in Eau Claire

Pause to Give Life will be held at 10:08 a.m. on April 1.

March 19, 2019


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