What’s Happening in your Community

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Classes & Events

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Eau Claire, WI
02/18/2020
5:30-6:30 p.m.
Fairmont, MN
02/18/2020
12 p.m.
Eau Claire, WI
02/18/2020
1-3 p.m.
Mankato, MN
02/18/2020
5:15-6:15 p.m.
Barron, WI
02/18/2020
Weekdays during regular clinic hours

Performance Training

Fitness & Weight Management

Eau Claire, WI
02/18/2020
4-5 p.m.
Osseo, WI
02/18/2020
7-8:30 a.m.
Menomonie, WI
02/18/2020
Weekdays during regular clinic hours
Chippewa Falls, WI
02/18/2020

Performance Training

Fitness & Weight Management

Menomonie, WI
02/18/2020
4-5 p.m.
Rice Lake, WI
02/18/2020
Eau Claire, WI
02/18/2020
Weekdays during regular clinic hours

From The Blog

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Gratitude challenge participants find new appreciation for life

Do you want to boost your spirits, feel happier and enhance your overall health? Participate in Discover Gratitude — a four-week virtual program designed to help improve your mental well-being through daily journaling and practicing mindful thankfulness.

February 18, 2020

5 steps you can take to help avoid birth defects

You have lots of things to think about and do if you are starting or expanding your family. One of the most important is to take care of your body before and during pregnancy. Here are five steps to take to increase your chance of having a healthy baby.

Dennis Costakos MD By Dennis Costakos February 17, 2020

Genetic counseling helps woman, family make informed health decisions

Knowledge is power. That's Rose Boettcher's philosophy. Genetic counseling helped this three-time cancer survivor make decisions about her health care. Her test results also have inspired her to advocate for her family's health and well-being.

February 13, 2020

The not-so-sweet truth of added sugars

Most people know that Valentine's Day candy and chocolates contain extra sugar. But did you know it also is hiding in other foods you may not expect? Here's the not-so-sweet truth about added sugar in our diets and tips on how to cut back.

Allyn Wergin RDN By Allyn Wergin February 11, 2020

Record keeping can help you lose weight — and keep it off

Does it seem like you are eating all the right foods, exercising and your weight still isn’t going down? If you’re not keeping track of what you’re eating and what you’re doing for exercise, you need to start.

Shirley Shelley, R.D. By Shirley Shelley February 10, 2020

Coronavirus: What it is, what you need to know

The World Health Organization has declared the coronavirus from China a global health emergency. Learn about what it is, its symptoms and what you can do to prevent the spread of infection.

February 7, 2020

Special delivery: Teleneonatology helps deliver baby 10 weeks early

Lizzie Stoltz was only 30 weeks pregnant when her water broke. Things happened so quickly, there was no time to get to a hospital with labor and delivery or a neonatal ICU. Find out how a telemedicine call with Mayo Clinic eased delivery of her baby girl.

February 6, 2020

What can I do for my overactive bladder?

Having an overactive bladder may make you may feel embarrassed, or you may isolate yourself or limit work and social life. The good news is that a brief evaluation can determine whether there's a specific cause for your symptoms.

Sara Snyder NP By Sara Snyder February 4, 2020

On the hunt to end pain, Bill Miller finds relief through surgery

Bill Miller doesn't like to spend his time just sitting around. That's why he sought care when pain started to interfere with the activities he loves to do. Now he is back at it and inspiring his care team.

January 31, 2020

Nurse-to-be becomes patient, learns lessons on caring

Sustaining an injury is bad enough, but stress increases if it's combined with a new career, moving and health insurance change. Allie Harmatys' care team gave her peace of mind by quickly scheduling the tests and surgery she needed.

January 30, 2020

Hip replacements mean Mara Olson can walk pain-free again

Mara Olson says she feels no pain and could walk all day after her hip replacement surgeries. That's the exact result her surgeon and her two dogs wanted for her.

January 29, 2020

Sidelined by injury, basketball standout returns to hometown for treatment

Katie Stone never had an injury in all her years as a competitive athlete. But that changed when she tore her ACL during an alumni basketball game.

January 28, 2020

In The News

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Wisconsin hospitals receive top honors for high-quality patient care

Hospitals in Eau Claire, La Crosse and Menomonie received the top rank of five stars from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for Overall Hospital Quality.

February 4, 2020
Public urged to prevent spread of flu

Influenza typically peaks in January and February, and every year it's associated with illness ranging from mild to severe.

January 31, 2020
Fairmont to celebrate Cardiac Rehab expansion with open house on Feb. 11

In conjunction with American Heart Month, Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont is inviting the community to an open house to explore the newly expanded Cardiac Rehab facility.

January 31, 2020
Attend 'Stories from the Heart' in Eau Claire on Feb. 20

Heart patients share stories, medical experts answer questions and recipes samples will be available.

January 30, 2020
Attend healthy bowels, bladder workshop in Menomonie

The multiweek workshop for women with urinary incontinence will be held on Thursdays beginning Feb. 13.

January 30, 2020
Take on the 'Passport to Heart Health' challenge

Each week in February, participants will receive emails with activities to do, recipes to try and information to read to guide them on a heart-healthy journey.

January 22, 2020
Performance training for college, high school and youth athletes in Northwest Wisconsin

The six-week program combines Mayo Clinic Health System's sports medicine expertise with programming and principles used with national sports athletes.

January 17, 2020
Mankato physician appointed as Mayo Clinic Health System’s chief medical information officer

Joel Gordon, M.D., has been selected to serve as Mayo Clinic Health System’s chief medical information officer.

January 9, 2020
Barron welcomes first baby of 2020

Nevada James Hanson was born at 8:08 a.m. on Jan. 7.

January 8, 2020
Menomonie welcomes first baby of 2020

Xander Hang, was born at 8:18 a.m. on Jan. 2.

January 3, 2020
Mankato welcomes first baby of New Year

Mayo Clinic Health System announced the birth of the first baby of the New Year in its Mankato hospital.

January 2, 2020
Eau Claire welcomes first baby born in 2020

Frances (Frankie) Rachel Hagedorn, was born at 3:05 p.m. on Jan. 1.

January 1, 2020

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