Tag Archives: Wellness

10 Reasons Doctors Talk About the Need for Good Nutrition

Eating well can add to your overall health.  Learn 10 reasons why doctors talk about this need.

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10 Reasons Why You Need a Primary Care Doctor

Visiting your primary care doctor is an important part of keeping of staying healthy!

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Simple Steps to Stop Type 2 Diabetes

by Gretchen A. Diem, PhD, Health Psychology The prevalence of Type 2 diabetes is on the rise. More than 29 million Americans or 9.3% of the U.S. population have diabetes. In addition to the 29 million who already have diabetes, … Continue reading

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Formula for Good Health: Sleep

By Luke Fortney, MD, Family Medicine When the topic of health comes up, we immediately think about exercise and diet, which is usually appropriate. However, even with exercise there is a flip side, so to speak, that is often forgotten. … Continue reading

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Meriter Hospital Farmers’ Market

If you’re free on Wednesday afternoons, make sure to stop by our weekly farmers’ market! This year, we are partnering with The South Madison Farmers’ Market to bring you fresh, organic, locally-grown fruits and vegetables to help you live well … Continue reading

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11 Illnesses that Fiber Could Help Prevent

Did you know that foods high in fiber can help prevent certain illnesses and diseases?

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Healthy Habits for the New Year

By: Dr. Luke Fortney, Family Medicine at Meriter McKee The Holy Grail of medicine has been and continues to be healthy lifestyle change. Basically this means 1) identifying something in our daily routine that adds significant risk to our ability … Continue reading

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Hot Water Hand Washing and The Five Second Rule

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Four Ways to Improve Your Health and Wellness

By: Marta Staple, APNP at Meriter West Washington Healthy living. Wellness. Good health. We hear these terms all the time. We wish for good health for one another and for our children. We strive for our own wellness. We talk … Continue reading

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