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Core 4 Program by Sodexo, Gain a Healthy Lifestyle-Early Bird Discount until 9/4

Thursday, August 18, 2022
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Change your lifestyle, change your eating habits, change your attitude and change your life! Core4 is offered in two different one hour sessions. One at 12pm and one at 5:30pm every Tuesday starting September 13th. Effective weight management isn’t just about losing pounds. It’s about gaining a healthier, more rewarding lifestyle.…

Quick & Easy Back to School Meal: Beef & Bean Burritos

Monday, August 15, 2022
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The kids are going back to school which means back to hectic schedules: earlier bedtimes, homework, and after-school activities. Here is a quick & easy meal that is nutritious and everybody in the family will love. You can even make a double or triple batch and refrigerate or freeze for…

Shauna V. Speaks with KXLG about the Benefits of Joining the Cancer Support Group

Friday, August 12, 2022
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Recently, Shauna VanDusseldorp from the Prairie Lakes Cancer Center spoke with KXLG Radio about the powerful connection provided by the Cancer Support Group. This is a free group that meets each month to offer advice, guidance, encouragement, and support to those going through cancer treatment and their loved ones. Listen…

Keeping Your Lungs Healthy this Summer

Thursday, August 04, 2022
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Dr. Svien Senne, from the Prairie Lakes Pulmonology Clinic, recently sat down with KWAT Radio to share helpful safety tips to protect your lungs during the hot and humid months. Listen for his suggestions on avoiding summer allergens, avoiding the peak heat and humidity times of the day, and how…

Summer Safety: Ready for Nature?

Thursday, July 28, 2022
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Enjoying the great outdoors during these warmer months provides the perfect backdrop to create lasting summertime memories, however, are your as prepared as possible for what Mother Nature might throw your way? In the upper mid-west flash flooding occurs quite frequently after a heavy rainfall. Always take caution when you…

Sunscreen Tips with Abby Gietzen, PA - Dermatology

Wednesday, July 20, 2022
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In a recent interview with KXLG Radio, Abby Gietzen, PA - Dermatology shares her thoughts on sun protection during these warm and sunny summer months. Buying sunscreen is like buying make-up: you have to try a lot of the different kinds before you find one that fits you and your…

Seasonal Summer Recipe: Roasted Chicken Quinoa Salad

Monday, July 18, 2022
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When it's this warm and humid outside, the last thing most of us want to do at the end of a long day is cook over a hot stove. This Roasted Chicken Quinoa Salad, from our friends at Mindful by Sodexo, is the perfect alternative including salad greens, roasted chicken, quinoa,…

Beware of Heat-Related Illnesses

Wednesday, July 13, 2022
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Now that we are in the middle of the warmest summer months, it’s important to understand the danger of prolonged heat exposure. Monica E., our Director of Emergency Medicine shares some helpful information. Heat-related illnesses occur when the body’s temperature gets too high as it fluctuates depending on the heat…

Good Skin Practices for Sun Safety

Tuesday, June 28, 2022
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From Dr. Jeffrey Smith, Dermatologist: There are many ways we are exposed to the sun during the day. It can be fun partaking in activities under the sun, but it is important to remember good skin care practices. One in five Americans will have skin cancer during their lifetime. I…

Summer Safety: Ready for the Beach?

Monday, June 27, 2022
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Many of us will be celebrating America's birthday this 4th of July by heading to the beach, but are we as prepared as possible? While swimming, be careful of rip currents and waves that can you force you under water- especially small children and pets. To protect yourself, only swim…