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  • Empowering ‘us,’ empowers the community
    11/22/2017 Empower more than yourself. Empower and strengthen your community.

  • 11/15/2017 MARINETTE — The working family at the Marinette County Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC) has grown once again.

  • ‘Tis the Season: Making your holidays healthy and happy
    11/8/2017 It’s no secret that healthy habits often take a backseat to other priorities during the holidays. After all, there are traditions to maintain, social schedules to keep and the dark, chilly days of winter that make hibernating at home seem a lot more appealing than venturing out to get active.

  • Are you troubled by uterine fibroids?
    11/1/2017 At least two out of every five American women between the ages of 35 and 50 suffer from fibroids. These are sometimes known as uterine fibroids, uterine myomas, leiomyomas or fibromas.

  • YMCA sports reinforce Y core values
    10/25/2017 Here is a question for all parents of school-aged children. How many of you have very busy and hectic weeks? You can’t see me, but my hand is raised. Another question, how much of that is related to all of the chasing that you do for your child/children’s youth sports? My hand is still raised. So with all of the running and time managing and juggling between your work and home life to make this happen, isn’t it logical to ask, “Is it worth it?” I think the resounding answer to that question is “yes.” But what makes all of this time, effort and stress worth it in the long run? Because let’s face it, our children will not be professional athletes. So what makes this all worthwhile in the end?

  • Reducing tension with reflexology, Reiki
    10/18/2017 In the midst of upcoming holiday fervor, stress can sneak up unknowingly, like too many pumpkin pie slices.
    To combat stress and reduce tension, Nicole Twork, a certified reflexologist and Reiki practitioner, said her goal is ultimately to help people. While Twork aims to do this by reducing tension and helping people to live more positive lives, year-round, the holidays can be particularly stress-inducing.

  • Don’t underestimate the importance  of mammograms
    10/11/2017 For many people, the month of October is a month of fall delights, such as apple picking, pumpkins and the fall colors. For others, October has taken on a much more serious meaning as they remember the loved ones who have gone through breast cancer.

  • Women: Job stress and heart disease linked
    10/4/2017 If a modern-day Rip Van Winkle had fallen asleep in 1970, he would be truly amazed at the gender landscape he would wake up to see: Women working as doctors, lawyers, university presidents, CEOs of major corporations.

  • Area urged to take part in Walk to School Day
    9/27/2017 Join students, families, school leaders, community partners and mayors around the country Oct. 4 to celebrate the benefits of walking to school during International Walk to School Day. Plus, the weather has been beautiful lately, it’s hard not to be outside!

  • Take care of ankles and heels
    9/20/2017 The ankle is one of the body’s hinge joints — connecting the long bones of the leg with the many intricate bones of the foot. Our ankles give us the flexibility to walk, run, jump, and dance, pivot from side to side and spring forward and backwards. The ankle, and the heel below it, engages with every step we take, making them subject to a great deal of wear and tear.

  • 9/13/2017 A new school year is the perfect time to start fresh — when it comes to academics, and to children’s health.

  • 9/6/2017 With flu season right around the corner, a flu shot is the most effective way to protect yourself and your family from getting sick. According to the Aurora Health Care Quarterly Health of Wisconsin Report, only one in four people are concerned about the flu and one third of people nationally never get a flu shot. The following are answers to the most common questions physicians typically receive about the flu vaccination:

  • Exercise to be fit and prevent disease: Exercises that lower risk
    8/30/2017 There are many different ways to work out and all should be included in your weekly exercise program to enjoy all the benefits each physical activity provides.

  • 8/23/2017 MARINETTE — A report released by the UW-Milwaukee Center for Urban Population Health provides new details on the number of Wisconsin lives taken by tobacco use — including right here in Marinette County. The report shows between 2011 and 2015, an average of 85 county residents died annually from tobacco use.

  • Exercise to be fit and prevent disease:  A look at diseases that are preventable
    8/23/2017 The entire world is facing a terrible plague of diseases that could be completely preventable through better eating habits and exercise. Here is some information for you to digest before we learn about what we need to do to eliminate our chances of acquiring these preventable diseases.

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