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UW Health in Madison, Wisconsin is committed to your health. Find tips and advice from UW Health experts to help you maintain the best health possible - from managing your stress to staying active, eating well and enjoying life.

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Our Growing Up Healthy for kids and Writes of Passage for teens blogs helps you create a positive, healthy environment for your family. View the blogs

 

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Can Apple Cider Vinegar Help Your Health?

Can Apple Cider Vinegar Help Your Health?

If you look for nutrition advice online, you just might find apple cider vinegar among the results. The kitchen staple is supposedly helpful for relieving allergies, losing weight, managing diabetes and boosting energy. But is it really the miracle l...
6/18/2018 | Can Apple Cider Vinegar Help Your Health?

Sleep and the Alzheimer's Connection

Sleep and the Alzheimer

Can a lack of sleep lead to dementia or Alzheimer’s? Despite what some news headlines might suggest, researchers don’t really know. But, there are some important things they do know – like why sleep is so critical to our health.A lo...
6/12/2018 | Sleep and the Alzheimer's Connection

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

Exercise Tips for Cancer Survivors

Exercise Tips for Cancer Survivors

There is plenty of evidence out there showing how beneficial exercise can be, especially to cancer survivors. “Exercise may help with fatigue or maintaining a healthy body weight, with stabilizing mood and hormone levels, with bone density...
6/04/2018 | Exercise Tips for Cancer Survivors

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

The Connection Between Your Home and Your Sense of Well-Being

The Connection Between Your Home and Your Sense of Well-Being

Did you ever visit a restaurant where it seems like you could spend hours lingering over a meal, chatting with friends? Compare that to a casual fast food place. The differences in lighting, furniture and even music can encourage us to relax and stay...
5/23/2018 | The Connection Between Your Home and Your Sense of Well-Being

 

 

 

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