Monthly Archives: March 2012

Healthy Recipe – Whole Grain Waffles

This is a great way to start a healthy Saturday morning.  You can top these with cut-up berries and a little lite syrup or applesauce.  This batter even keeps for a couple days in the refrigerator if you want to make extra! … Continue reading

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Diabetes Alert Day: What you need to know

Are You at Risk for Diabetes? The American Diabetes Association and the Meriter Diabetes Care Team want to remind you that Diabetes is a serious disease that strikes nearly 26 million children and adults in the United States, and a … Continue reading

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NAMI Dane County Honors Meriter CEO

Meriter President and CEO, Jim Woodward recently received the “Distinguished Service Award” from NAMI Dane County. This award is presented annually to a professional in a leadership position who, through service or advocacy, has had an exceptional impact on the … Continue reading

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Training and Injury Prevention for Golfers

Has the recent warm weather made you think about golfing? If you want to improve your golf game and your health, then join Meriter Sports Medicine, along with Holly Duck, MD-orthopedic surgeon and the PGA Pros from Vitense Golfland for … Continue reading

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Meriter Offers Water Births

Meriter is excited to offer women a new option for labor and delivery. Water birth can provide an excellent alternative birth option for healthy women who are expecting an uncomplicated birth. Warm water can provide a soothing and relaxing environment … Continue reading

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Healthy Recipe – Crisp Pecan Tilapia

This delicious fish recipe is quick and easy – perfect when you need something last minute. Serve with some steamed veggies or a salad and brown or wild rice. Ingredients: 2 tablespoons yellow cornmeal 2 tablespoons panko or whole wheat … Continue reading

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March is National Colon Cancer Awareness Month

Meriter Makes the Colonoscopy More Palatable to Save More Lives from Colon Cancer Among the cancers that affect both men and women, colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. In Wisconsin, an annual … Continue reading

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Meriter Presents the Kids’ Expo March 17 & 18!

From fire trucks and bouncy houses to a petting zoo and the famous Kenland Band, join us at the Alliant Center for a weekend’s worth of fun for kids of every age, parents and parents-to-be on March 17 & 18 … Continue reading

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A Patient’s Story – Dr. Kurtz Goes the Extra Mile for His Patients

My story is about my new family practice physician, Dr. Compton Kurtz. Before meeting him, I had an extreme trust issue with a previous doctor (not a Meriter employee), which left me with an extreme distaste for their services and … Continue reading

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A Healthy Baby Month Reminder to Parents

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, all soft bedding, including pillows, soft or pillow-like bumpers, positioners, stuffed toys and sheepskins can put your baby at higher risk for SIDS.  The majority of SIDS, suffocation and accidental infant deaths are … Continue reading

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Healthy Babies Are Worth the Wait

More and more births are being scheduled a little early for non-medical reasons. Experts are learning that this can cause problems for both mom and baby. If possible, it’s best to stay pregnant for at least 39 weeks. If your … Continue reading

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Meriter’s Grocery Store Tour on Fox News

Heart disease is the leading cause of death among American men and women.  The Centers for Disease Control says approximately 785,000 people in the US experience their first heart attack each year. But the obesity numbers continue to climb, even … Continue reading

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