Monthly Archives: April 2011

Mother’s Day Contest – Win a $25 gift card!

What is the best advice your Mom ever gave you? Starting Monday, May 2nd, tell us on Facebook for a chance to win a $25 gift card to Felly’s Flowers! Just in time for Mother’s Day! The question will be … Continue reading

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Get in the Swing!

Are you starting to get the winter blues? Have you been dreaming about this year’s golf season? If you want to improve your golf game and your health, then join Meriter Sports Medicine, along with Holly Duck, MD-orthopedic surgeon and … Continue reading

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The Nurses are Driving TCAB!

Meriter nurses are taking part in a new quality initiative that puts the front-line nurses in charge. Seventeen Wisconsin hospitals were selected from across the state to participate in the Aligning Forces for Quality Transforming Care at the Bedside (AF4Q … Continue reading

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April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

  The month of April has been designated Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) in the United States. The goal of SAAM is to raise public awareness about sexual violence and to educate communities and individuals on how to prevent sexual … Continue reading

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Bedtime Head Banging: Things to Consider

Many kids exhibit rhythmic behaviors at night such as head-banging or rocking back and forth or making rhythmic sounds. Although these behaviors can seem bizarre, they are a quite normal part of a child’s development. About 5 % of children … Continue reading

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Folic Acid in Pregnancy

Did you know that the addition of a single vitamin could significantly reduce the risk of having a baby with a serious birth defect? One of the most important things a woman can do to help prevent serious birth defects … Continue reading

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Share Your Wishes with Family and Loved Ones

Star Country – Advanced medical directives 2011-04-13 Listen to Meriter Social Worker Shannon McCloskey explain to John and Tammy of Star Country why they should have a Durable Power of Attorney for Healthcare. If you were suddenly in a position unable … Continue reading

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The Expanded Version – Women in Midlife

Women in Midlife: The Change & Potential – The Expanded Version “Is that all there is?” can be a common question that triggers an awakening for women at midlife that leads to the next dynamic and significant stage of life. … Continue reading

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Get Fit with Meriter

Regular exercise not only improves your health and keeps weight under control, but also helps you to better handle stress and feel more upbeat. Meriter’s 10-week Get Fit! Exercise and Healthy Eating Program will get you started on the path … Continue reading

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New Car Seat Recommendations: Keep them Rear Facing

On March 21st, the American Academy of Pediatrics released updated recommendations stating that all children should ride rear-facing until at least age 2 or until they reach the highest weight or height allowed by their car seat for rear-positioning.  Currently, … Continue reading

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