Monthly Archives: January 2011

Register Now to Reduce Your Pain

Our rehabilitation medicine physicians are experts at diagnosing and treating the source of pain. Our philosophy is to treat the whole person and not just the symptoms. We take the time to understand your ailments and recovery goals. Then we … Continue reading

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Join our Presentation at the Well Expo

Are you thinking about a new year’s resolution that focuses on being healthy? If so, join Meriter at the Well Expo on January 29 at the Alliant Energy Center to learn about to balance family with eating healthy, exercising, weight … Continue reading

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Welcome Family Medicine Physician Karen Berger, MD

The Meriter Medical Group is proud to welcome Dr. Karen Berger to Meriter Middleton. Dr. Berger is currently accepting adult primary care patients and has a special interest in men’s health. “I sincerely enjoy and believe in fostering a collaborative … Continue reading

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Six Steps to a Healthy Heart

1. Attend a Free Seminar Series This February, in recognition of American Heart Month, Meriter is hosting a free seminar series on heart and vascular well-being. Our seminar series will be held at the Meriter Wellness Center, which is conveniently … Continue reading

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The Importance of Early Vision Screenings

Educating new parents is one of the biggest jobs as a nurse in the Meriter Birthing Center. This education does not stop with the newborns discharge to home. It is crucial to each baby’s development to continue to connect with … Continue reading

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Green and Gold Fever Strikes at Meriter

The green and gold fever that has infected much of the community is predicted to break out at Meriter on Friday, January 21. To ensure everyone’s comfort, Meriter Administration is encouraging employees to display their symptoms by wearing Packer attire. To … Continue reading

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Should You Worry about a Headache in Pregnancy??

Pregnant women may get headaches. Typically the headache is mild and resolves with relaxation, hydration and over the counter headache medication - recommended by your doctor. But what about the headache that doesn’t go away, doesn’t respond to typical interventions and … Continue reading

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Healthy Food & Families: Finding time for it all

It’s a New Year and what a great time to makeover some of your family meals!  Unfortunately, life can be crazy so it is hard to find time to keep the food you serve your family healthy, fast and delicious.  … Continue reading

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Welcome Family Medicine Physician Bridget Pribbenow, MD

The Meriter Medical Group is proud to welcome Dr. Bridget Pribbenow to Meriter West Washington. Dr. Pribbenow is a Family Medicine physician who can provide primary health care for your entire family. She will initially practice at Meriter West Washington, … Continue reading

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Could your Baby be Giving you Wrist Pain?

As a mother of two young children and an orthopedic surgeon, I appreciated the recent article in the Wall Street Journal on “mommy thumb.” It took me a minute to realize that the article was referring to an orthopedic condition … Continue reading

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Potty Training Tips

When and how to potty-train are very common questions in a pediatric clinic. The cost of disposable diapers or the work of washing cloth diapers is something no longer very desirable to most parents. The most important thing to remember … Continue reading

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Healthy Changes for the New Year: Quitting Smoking

We know a lot of the bad things that smoking does but there are a few more things people may be surprised to learn: Cigarette smoke contains more than 4,000 chemicals; 69 of which are known to cause cancer Patients who … Continue reading

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View Photos of Meriter’s First 2011 Baby

Serendipity photographers did an amazing job capturing the moment when baby Jonah was born at 12:13a.m. on 1/1/11. Enjoy the cute photos of Jonah!

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Women in Midlife: The Challenge & Potential

It is a common midlife experience to think, “Is that all there is?” Well, the definite answer is “No way!” These years are a time for reflection as well as joyful anticipation of the wonders that are in store for … Continue reading

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Exercise your Mind and Body

Yoga for your mind and body besides being an effective stretching component of any fitness routine, yoga also offers a powerful mental workout that can help you beat stress, feel more in control of your life, and stay healthier. It … Continue reading

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Cause of ADHD Remains a Mystery

Recently a parent asked me about how to prevent Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), and whether there was an link between TV watching as a child and the onset of the disorder later in life. Unfortunately, the truth is that … Continue reading

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Friends of Meriter Scholarship Program

For those High School Seniors who are considering a career in Health Care. Eligible Seniors Students who attend Madison East, West, Memorial & LaFollette, Abundant Life, Edgewood, Madison Country Day School, Malcolm Shabazz, Middleton, Monona Grove, Verona & Waunakee. Children … Continue reading

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