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August 31, 2017
Upcoming classes in Hudson; tobacco still a problem in St. Croix County: Health briefs
August 31, 2017 - 10:00am
Give blood, get a haircut
August 31, 2017 - 6:00am
August 30, 2017
Elin Aldrich, senior program coordinator for Journey to Freedom at the YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities
Q&A: Learn about Journey to Freedom program coming to Hudson YMCA
August 30, 2017 - 1:11pm
Living communities also feature well-equipped contemporary communal kitchens. Tom Lindfors / RiverTown Multimedia
St. Croix County Health Center remodel completed
August 30, 2017 - 5:00am
August 24, 2017
A back-to-school checkup can help identify physical and mental health problems before they affect academics. Stock photo
What to include in a back-to-school wellness checklist
August 24, 2017 - 2:00pm
August 23, 2017
A group of administrators and executive directors from across the state gathered to discuss current health care issues pertinent to their respective facilities with U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson in Marshfield Monday, Aug. 14. Topics included Medicaid, health care reform, and a public hearing for which Johnson said he would fly a few administrators to Washington D.C.

Photo courtesy of Kevin Larson
A never ending death spiral: SV Health & Rehab faces closure
August 23, 2017 - 2:00pm
The Spring Valley Health and Rehab Center has seen financial challenges escalate over the last six months. Administrator Kevin Larson said it was important for the nursing home to open up lines of dialogue with the community to keep the facility operating. 

Matthew Lambert / RiverTown Multimedia
It’s not too late to save SV Health and Rehab Center
August 23, 2017 - 9:30am
August 2, 2017
Taking action to prevent Type 2 diabetes
August 2, 2017 - 3:00pm
July 23, 2017
Emily Belland is shown with some of the fleece tie blankets she's already donated to River Falls Area Hospital for chemotherapy patients. With her are several RFAH staff members. Submitted photo.
She ties up blankets to give back
July 23, 2017 - 5:00am
July 20, 2017
Prescott guard Nick Simon shoots a 3-pointer during warmups for the WIAA Division 3 state semifinal against Lake Mills Thursday, March 16. Simon played football, basketball, and baseball in high school. He was diagnosed with Type-1 diabetes in May of his senior year. Jalen Knuteson / RiverTown Multimedia
'The signs were all there': Teen speaks out about diabetes diagnosis
July 20, 2017 - 9:00am
July 12, 2017
American Red Cross collections staff member Cherrelle Simon collects a blood donation from Clint Kraft. Clint says that he gives blood because his wife suffers from a rare disease. Amanda Romney / American Red Cross
Red Cross faces critical blood shortage
July 12, 2017 - 8:08am
July 6, 2017
Cyndi Cashman has made several decorative mannequin heads to help spread awareness of the local Look Good Feel Better program. Offered through the American Cancer Society, the program helps women with cancer learn techniques for applying cosmetics and ways to deal with hair loss. Cashman is asking local businesses to consider displaying a mannequin head, a poster, or brochures to spread word about the program. Photo courtesy of Cyndi Cashman
Program hopes to help more 'Look Good, Feel Better'
July 6, 2017 - 11:32am
July 3, 2017
A participant at a Second Wind Dreams Dementia Tour attempts to sort clothes wearing headphones to amplify background noises, glasses to reduce visibility and gloves to simulate the added difficulties associated with aging.
Photo courtesy of Second Wind Dreams
A glimpse into their lives: living with dementia
July 3, 2017 - 7:00am
June 27, 2017
U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson says the new Congressional Budget Office report will help him decide how he'll vote on his party's replacement to Obamacare. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: Johnson says CBO report will help him decide on health bill; 11 more state news stories
June 27, 2017 - 9:03am
June 24, 2017
Chelsea Fiedler, executive director of Have a Heart, Inc. stands outside Have a Heart, W10356 Highway 29. The organization, which offers services for people with special needs, has set quite a few goals for it's future, and Fiedler said she hopes to include more community involvement in the future. Gretta Stark / RiverTown Multimedia.
New director has a big heart for nonprofit, community
June 24, 2017 - 6:01am
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