• News for Health

    Wednesday, January 22, 2020
    Heart failure affects nearly 6 million Americans and is the leading cause of hospitalization in people over 65. Aspirus invites all ladies to learn about this common and potentially fatal condition at “Listen to Your Heart… Beating Heart Failure,” a free Aspiring Women ladies’ night out. Cardiologist Dr. Robert Martin of Aspirus Heart & Vascular at Aspirus Riverview Hospital will explain the ...read more
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    Wednesday, January 15, 2020
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS - The Wood County Sheriff's Department recently donated $500 to the Aspirus UW Cancer Center’s Cancer Patient Fund to be used to help patients who need financial assistance with costs related to their treatment.  The Sheriff’s Department raised the funds by selling uniform patches and pins with the design shown here, selling out of 100 pins and 250 patches. They were inspired ...read more
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    Monday, January 13, 2020
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Aspirus will host a women’s cancer support group sharing meeting on Monday, February 10, and a men’s cancer support group sharing meeting on Tuesday, February 11. Both meetings will be from 5:15 to 6:15 pm in the Aspirus Riverview Hospital Lower Level Conference Center, 410 Dewey Street, Wisconsin Rapids. The sharing meetings are exclusively for cancer patients and ...read more
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    Friday, January 10, 2020
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – The common cold and the flu can often look alike; so how can you tell the difference?   “Having a stuffy nose, sneezing and a sore throat are more indicative of a cold,” said Dr. Abigail Lewis, family medicine physician with Aspirus Doctors Clinic in Wisconsin Rapids. “Symptoms like fever, body aches, weakness and extreme exhaustion are rarely signs of a cold but are common ...read more
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    Wednesday, January 08, 2020
    Wisconsin hospitals and health systems are well-known for providing high-quality and accessible care for Wisconsin citizens, helping to keep our communities healthier. And according to a new study released today from the Wisconsin Hospital Association, those communities’ economic health also experience tremendous benefits because of local hospital and health system vibrancy.  WHA’s Healthy ...read more
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    Tuesday, December 31, 2019
    Northward Peddle and Paddle is proud to announce the 2020 Wellness Incentive Program to local businesses. Basic benefits such as health coverage and paid time off are traditional methods of wellness and ultimate employee happiness. However, in today’s stressful business world employers need to seek alternative benefits that will energize the workforce! The ever-changing healthcare issue is ...read more
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