Monthly Archives: September 2013

Dr. Dana Johnson: Hand Washing a Key to Health

Featured in the Wisconsin State Journal on September 18, 2013. Dear Dr. Johnson: My child seems to get sick every year after a couple weeks of school. Is there anything I can do to prevent this? Dear Reader: With the … Continue reading

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Dr. Dana Johnson: Language Development

Featured in the Wisconsin State Journal on Sept. 25 Dear Dr. Johnson: My 18 month old doesn’t seem to be talking as much or as clearly as other kids her age. Should I be concerned? Dear Reader: Language delay occurs … Continue reading

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Mindfulness Training Prevents Burnout, Boosts Compassion Among Doctors

This article was featured in The Huffington Post on September 13, 2013. A growing body of research has shown multiple benefits of mindfulness, including helping smokers quit their habit, improving sleep quality, and even helping students score higher on standardized … Continue reading

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Healthy Recipe: Zucchini Muffins

Recommended by Krista Kohls, RD, CD, Meriter Registered Dietitian Makes: 24 delicious muffins Prep time: 20 minutes Cook time: About 30 minutes Ingredients: 1 cup whole wheat flour 1 cup all purpose flour 1 cup wheat germ 1 tsp baking … Continue reading

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Free Bra Fittings at the Ladies Night Out Event

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Meriter is hosting a ladies night out event. Enjoy an evening with your friends while learning more about breast cancer prevention and treatment, featuring our mammography services. Did you know? One in eight … Continue reading

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Pre-existing Diabetes and Pregnancy

Women with pre-existing diabetes (diabetes prior to pregnancy) can have healthy pregnancies and babies. They are no longer discouraged from having children; however, there are important things you need to know to help you have a healthy pregnancy. First of … Continue reading

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Register for Finding Fitness After 40

Regular exercise is one of the key components to living a happy and healthy lifestyle.  Unfortunately developing a consistent routine can be difficult and often time injuries provide an additional barrier to starting or sustaining a successful exercise program.  Meriter, … Continue reading

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Flu Vaccination Clinic Schedules

This flu season, Meriter urges you to protect yourself by practicing good hand hygiene, steering clear of those who are already sick, and of course, getting your annual flu vaccination. Meriter clinics are now offering flu vaccinations to all Meriter … Continue reading

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Dr. Dana Johnson: With Possible Concussions, It’s Better to Sit Out

Featured in the Wisconsin State Journal on September 5, 2013. Dear Dr. Johnson: How do I know if my child has a concussion? Dear Reader: Concussions have been in the news a lot lately. There has been more focus on … Continue reading

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Meriter Helps Quintuplets Reunite

Meriter hosted a very special family reunion over the weekend as a set of quintuplets met their whole family for the first time. Local couple Cassie and Frank Vanderwall had five babies at a hospital in Arizona last month. Mom, … Continue reading

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