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Healthy Living

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle goes beyond diet and exercise - it's also about how we choose to live our lives. Laugh every chance you get, enjoy time with friends and family and make the most of every day with help from the following articles.

 

 

Soaring Temperatures Increase Risk of Heat-related Illness

Soaring Temperatures Increase Risk of Heat-related Illness

With Madison-area temperatures expected to soar through the 90s on their way to close to 100 degrees this week, UW Health emergency medicine physicians wan you to think about your health when you're enjoying the summer sun. The combination of hi...
6/28/2018 | Soaring Temperatures Increase Risk of Heat-related Illness

The Health Benefit of Pets

The Health Benefit of Pets

Pet owners have known all along that animal companions are good for our health, and research backs up the claims. While dogs and cats get most of the recognition, birds, rabbits, fish, even horses and pigs can fill an important role in our lives. UW ...
6/21/2018 | The Health Benefit of Pets

Supporting What's Possible: Tips for Making Lifestyle Changes

Supporting What

Has someone you care about been diagnosed with high blood pressure but is still heavy-handed with the salt, been told they have diabetes but still goes for a daily bowl of ice cream, continued to smoke even though they have COPD?If so, you may be fig...
6/12/2018 | Supporting What's Possible: Tips for Making Lifestyle Changes

When Are Antibiotics Needed?

When Are Antibiotics Needed?

Often when you’re sick with a cold, you just want to feel better as quickly as possible. Unfortunately, the only option may be to ride out the symptoms, or use over the counter medications that target specific symptoms for improvement. That&rsq...
6/12/2018 | When Are Antibiotics Needed?

Getting Ready for Mosquito Season

Getting Ready for Mosquito Season

The annoying buzzzzzzzzz of mosquitos hovering near your head and swooping in for a bite is one of the less attractive aspects of summertime in Wisconsin. But with news of mosquito-borne illnesses dominating headlines in recent years and warnings of ...
5/23/2018 | Getting Ready for Mosquito Season

 

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