Monthly Archives: June 2012

Join us at the Open House for the Meriter Dermatology Clinic

Is the wait too long to see your dermatologist? Now you have a choice — a new clinic in Middleton, with board certified dermatologists and available appointments for adults and children. Isn’t that the way it should be? Meriter Dermatology … Continue reading

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Request an Appointment Online!

Are you looking for a primary care physician? Would you like to request an appointment with one of Meriter’s top-notch specialists? Please click here to request an appointment online with one of Meriter’s physicians. Please allow 1 business day for … Continue reading

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Meriter to Open Stoughton Clinic

Meriter Medical Group’s newest clinic, Meriter Stoughton, opens the doors to patients on August 13, 2012. Located at 100 Silverado Drive in Stoughton, the clinic is part of a growing group of eight primary care clinics located throughout the Madison-area … Continue reading

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Patient Story – Meriter’s Medical Professionals Saved My Nephew’s Life

  Dear Meriter Obstetrics and Neo-natal Care Unit, Back in 2004, I was watching my 10 yr-old nephew play football. The smallest, by far, every time the whistle blew, he was knocked to the ground. Every play, he jumped back … Continue reading

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Nominate Your Favorite Nurses by July 2

Nurses who practice in all health care specialties and environments – from hospitals and clinics to home care, schools, hospice, private practice, research, education and more, can be nominated. Winners will be recognized in the December 2012 issue of Madison … Continue reading

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Healthy Recipe – Tabouli

Recommended by Meriter’s Clinical Dietitian, Krista Kohls    Ingredients: 1 cup dry bulgur wheat 1 1/2 cup boiling water 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 1 heaping tsp crushed garlic 1/2 cup chopped scallions (white and green parts) 10-12 … Continue reading

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What is Hand-Foot-Mouth Disease?

Dear Dr. Johnson: A child in my son’s day care center was recently diagnosed with hand-foot-mouth disease. What is this, how dangerous is it and how is it treated? Dear Reader: Hand-foot-mouth disease is a very common infection in children. … Continue reading

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Quit Smoking with Meriter

Quitting smoking can be very frustrating. Most people can quit for a day or two, maybe even a few months – but automatic behavior, urges, withdrawal symptoms, smoking triggers, addictive thoughts, difficult emotions and stressful situations always come up, and … Continue reading

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Congratulations Friends of Meriter Scholarship Recipients

The Friends of Meriter awarded twenty scholarships to area high school seniors who plan to pursue degrees in health care. Tips from Meriter’s Greenbush Garden Bistro, Dr. Joe Coffee Clinic and valet parking fund the scholarship. Ten of the recipients … Continue reading

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Pertussis Vaccine Recommended for Pregnant Women

Pertussis, also known as whopping cough is a bacterial infection of the respiratory tract that causes severe coughing. The coughing makes it difficult to breathe, and a “whooping” sound is sometimes heard when an infant/child tries to breathe. In light … Continue reading

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Meriter’s Healthy Neighborhood Initiative

Two Meriter employees recently bought new homes, thanks in part to the Healthy Neighborhood Initiative. The initiative is a unique home buyer’s assistance program designed to catalyze urban renewal in the historic Greenbush and Vilas neighborhoods. Meriter’s initiative supports the … Continue reading

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