Healthy Minute: Diabetes Awareness Month
Type 1 diabetes is usually diagnosed in children & young adults. With type 1 diabetes, the body does not produce enough of the hormone insulin. Only 5% of people have this form of diabetes.
Enrollment Now Open for ACA Health Insurance Plans
Even if you’re currently on a plan, you need to log in and enroll for 2019
Immunization Rates Drop in Washburn County
'Of the 58 children not up-to-date with their vaccines, 22 are completely unvaccinated – double the number in Washburn County last year'
ADRC to Kick off November National Memory Screening Month
"A memory screening is much like other routine health screenings and we encourage people to take advantage of our free screenings during National Memory Screening Month and throughout the year," says Trisha Witham, dementia care specialist.
Protect Yourself and Our Community From the Flu
“Last year was a bad year for the flu. Wisconsin had 2x as many hospitalizations as in any of the last five years,” states Laura Sauve, Barron County Health Officer. “We need everyone to take steps to protect their family from the flu.”
#HopeActLiveWI: Wisconsin Launches Addiction Recovery Helpline
Call 211 to be connected with local treatment and recovery resources
Healthy Minute: Don’t be Mean Behind the Screen
While technology allows young people to connect in meaningful ways, the unsupervised nature of the cyber world demands the need for guidance, guidelines, and social responsibility.
What’s Making You Sick? A 'Who’s Who?' of Respiratory Diseases
Here are things you should know about some common respiratory diseases
Healthy Minute: To Drink or Not to Drink
There are millions of people who choose to drink more healthily or stop drinking each year, and their lives and the lives of those around them change as a result.
Healthy Minute: 'The Big Squeeze'
Mammograms, an X-ray of the breast, are the best way to find breast cancer early, when it is easier to treat and before it is big enough to feel or cause symptoms.
Another Wisconsin County Has Confirmed Cases of Severe Bleeding Linked to 'Fake Weed'
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) announced today that an additional Wisconsin County now has a confirmed case of severe bleeding linked to synthetic cannabinoids tainted with rat poison. There are now 67 confirmed cases in Wisconsin and 16 probable cases.
Ask the Dentist: 'Are There Other Options for That Ooey Gooey Impression Material?' Ad
Recently, River Street Dental started using a digital impression machine. This new technology virtually eliminates the ooey gooey impression!
No Excuse Mammo: Schedule Your Mammogram at Spooner Health
The Diagnostic Imaging team at Spooner Health encourages you to schedule an appointment