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Northwest Wisconsin Emergency Departments accredited in clinical ultrasound
Accreditation by the Clinical Ultrasound Accreditation Program is given to programs that meet the high standards established by the American College of Emergency Physicians.
Hometown Health Blog
Tips for making safety part of your summer fun
With summer officially underway, everyone will be spending more time outdoors. No matter the activity, make sure you and your family know what it takes to stay safe. Check out these reminders.
Ouch! I've burned my hand on a hot pan — now what?
It’s easy to get a minor burn from a hot pan while cooking. Instead of relying on myths, like slathering butter on a burn, find out what you really should do. Hint: Save the butter for your toast.
Unexpected vacation ending leads to rare tumor discovery
After a family vacation, Izzy Iverson started having significant pain. Her family soon learned she would need surgery to remove a rare tumor in her chest called a teratoma.
A newborn's twist leads to emergency surgery
Parenting is full of twists and turns. Just ask Ellie Burkard's family. At 5 days old, she required emergency surgery to correct a twist in her intestine and restore blood supply.
You swallowed what? Parents' guide to keeping kids safe at home
Kids explore the world with all their senses, which can lead to injury. Use this guide to know what to do when kids do weird things with everyday items.
Make this spring a safe one
Spring has sprung. And with warmer weather comes time outdoors after a long winter. Remember these safety tips as you resume yardwork and clear clutter with spring cleaning.
Tips for safe snow shoveling
Snow shoveling can be great winter exercise. But to avoid injury, it's important to do it correctly. Try these tips as you tackle snowy driveways and sidewalks.
Watch out for winter mishaps
Winter is beautiful, but it does come with risks. Take steps to prevent falls, hypothermia, frostbite and more so you can remain in good health and enjoy the splendor of the season.
Don't let unsafe toys spoil holiday fun
Buying toys for those special children in your life is a cherished part of the holidays. These tips can help you choose toys that are safe.
Neighborly compassion in Sarah's time of need
Sarah Wittrock found care, kindness and professionalism in her local Emergency Department following a domestic assault. She urges others in similar situations to seek the help they need.
Aim for safety in your tree stand
Each year, 3,000 to 4,000 people in the U.S. are injured after falling out of a tree stand. Get practical tips for hunting season prep and while climbing to lower the risk of a significant injury.
Cyclist changing gears after heart health scare
While preparing for a ride, Becky Brooks had stabbing chest pain. The cause was an aortic dissection, which can be fatal if not treated right away. Read how her heart team got her back on the road.