Monthly Archives: September 2012

Meriter Welcomes New Primary Care Physicians

Meriter recently welcomed three new family medicine physicians to our growing primary care team.  All of our new physicians are looking forward to welcoming new patients to their practices.     Luke Fortney, MD Family Medicine & Integrative Medicine Meriter McKee 608.417.8800 … Continue reading

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OB/GYN Services Are Now Available at Meriter DeForest-Windsor

Meriter Health Services and UW Health are pleased to announce that we are offering obstetrics and gynecological services at Meriter DeForest-Windsor. Kristen Sharp, MD, an OB/GYN physician with UW Health, is now practicing at Meriter DeForest-Windsor, located at 4200 Savannah … Continue reading

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New Guidelines on Circumcision

New parents are faced with so many decisions to make for their newborn that it can sometimes seem overwhelming.  Some decisions are clear cut:  breastfeeding – yes, please!  Sleeping on the stomach – definitely not!  For parents of newborn baby … Continue reading

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Register for our Free Class

  We are offering this free class: What Our Mothers Never Told Us about Incontinence, Prolapse and Pelvic Floor Health. Beginning in our 20’s, pelvic floor disorders can affect our overall well-being. Come spend an hour with our WomanCare Clinic expert … Continue reading

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The Meriter Dermatology Clinic Welcomes Dr. Ricci

Meriter is pleased to announce that Dominic Ricci, MD, is now practicing at the Meriter Dermatology Clinic. Dr. Ricci is a dermatologist that treats these medical conditions: acne, psoriasis, eczema, skin cancer, warts, rashes, allergic reactions, laser treatments for age/sun … Continue reading

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Family Recipe: A New Take on Zucchini

 Zucchini is one of those vegetables that many gardeners have an overabundance of, and it can be hard to come up with ways to get your kids to eat zucchini other than in bread or muffins. Here is a recipe … Continue reading

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Advance Care Planning: It’s Time to Make Your Wishes Known

  Class Cost: Free We are all encouraged to have conversations with loved ones about our goals, values and preferences for future health care needs.  And, the best time to do this is before a medical crisis occurs.  An advance … Continue reading

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Childbirth Classes Available On-Line

Would it make life easier to take childbirth classes wherever and whenever you chose? If so, Meriter has the solution! We now conveniently provide on-line childbirth classes 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  “A Confident Homecoming – Our … Continue reading

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Healthy Recipe: Homemade Black Bean Veggie Burgers

Recommended by Meriter’s Clinical Dietitian, Krista Kohls. Ingredients: 1 (16 ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed 1/2 green bell pepper, cut into 2 inch pieces 1/2 onion (white or red), cut into wedges 3 cloves garlic, peeled 1 egg … Continue reading

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Meriter Flu Vaccination Clinics

This flu season, Meriter urges you to protect yourself and your family by practicing good hand hygiene, steering clear of those who are already sick, and of course, getting your annual flu vaccination. Beginning September 10, Meriter clinics will offer … Continue reading

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A Pediatrician’s Advice on Biting

One of the questions I often get from parents is what to do when your child is biting others. Unfortunately, biting is a part of normal child development. It can be frustrating when your child is bitten, but often harder … Continue reading

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Are Allergies “Trendy?” The Importance of Finding Out What’s Making Us Sneeze.

  Dogs, cats, dust and pollen.   Lactose, eggs, gluten and wheat.  You name it.  Someone you know is probably allergic or intolerant to it.  Does this mean allergies are on the rise?  Are we becoming more sensitive to our environments? … Continue reading

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