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02 Nov
Repost from CBS 58: The state's top cop said Milwaukee is Wisconsin's biggest economic engine. When something good - or in the case of crime, bad - happens here, its impact is felt statewide.    Schimel gathered law enforcement and health leaders together in Brookfield on Tuesday, June 7, 2016, to talk about what he called the state's biggest public health…
02 Nov
Chronic pain, by its very nature, can make people feel alone. This oftentimes invisible illness can make it incredibly difficult to connect, especially with those who may not truly understand what you’re experiencing. But serious, chronic pain is more widespread than you might initially think – meaning you are far from alone in this struggle. A Nationwide Issue Overall in…
02 Nov
BROOKFIELD, Wis. — On Tuesday, June 7, 2016, a group of lawmakers, doctors and recovering opioid addicts came together to show their concern for the current prescription opioid abuse epidemic. To learn more about the event, follow this link to read WISN 12's coverage and watch a short video. http://www.wisn.com/news/recovering-addicts-lawmakers-doctors-team-up-against-opooid-abuse/39944772
02 Nov
Gardeners are no strangers to aches and pains. The constant bending, kneeling and twisting can take its toll on even the toughest among us. But there’s an easy way to guard against garden injury, and it starts in the toolshed. Focus on the Padding Padding isn’t just for contact sports; it’s an important element of any gardener’s toolbox. To reduce…
02 Nov
 Deer hunting season is finally upon us again. After months of sunshine and fair skies, the weather has at last turned cold, leaves clutter the ground and the deer are out in full force. That can only mean it’s once again time to grab your orange and camo gear, haul out your hunting rifle and take to your tree stand.…
02 Nov
Thanksgiving is a time for family, fun and, of course, food. So why not take advantage of that fact and serve some pain-fighting fare to your guests this year? Cherry Goodness Consider harnessing the anti-inflammatory power of cherries in your holiday cuisine. These bright red berries are full of anthocyanins – the compound that gives the berry its vibrant color…
02 Nov
As the winter weather comes to the Midwest, keep these simple snow safety tips in mind as your grab your shovel! Being smart before you get to work outside can help prevent back pain and neck pain in the future. 1. Warm up – Shoveling uses many muscles in your body – arms, shoulders, legs, and upper and lower back. Warming up with a few gentle stretching exercises…
02 Nov
Many people hear the same thing every time they visit the doctor: Being overweight can have serious effects on your health. But what your doctors may not be telling you is that, in addition to things like high blood pressures, heart disease and high cholesterol, your weight may be causing or increasing your back pain. Being overweight can increase your…

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