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10 Exercises to Add to Your Fitness Routine (& Strengthen Your Heart)

We know exercise and physical activity are important for a healthy lifestyle and to reduce the risk of developing health conditions like heart disease. Heart disease is the number one cause of death in Americans and can impact your life insurance, but exercise is one way to lower your risk. Life insurance is necessary to […]

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Op-Ed: A congestive heart failure diagnosis at 49 years old and my journey to better health

September 8, 2019, was a beautiful fall day, a Sunday made for a perfectly lazy day. But this day turned out not so perfect because I found out that I have congestive heart failure. I’m telling you this story because today is National Wear Red Day and February, the American Heart Association’s Heart Awareness Month. […]

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Women and heart disease: Ascension Cardiologist talks about Wear Red Day 2023

RACINE, Wis. — National Wear Red Day unites people across the United States each February during American Heart Month to spread awareness about heart disease, especially its impact on women. On Feb. 3, Americans will focus on going red for women and community members will take strides to raise awareness for heart disease. Dr. Desiree […]

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A rise in cardiovascular-related deaths: highest among Asian, Black, Hispanic populations

The number of people dying from cardiovascular disease (CVD) in the U.S. escalating and it is impacting Asian, Black, and Hispanic populations the most. Cardiovascular disease, overall, includes coronary heart disease, stroke, heart failure, and hypertension/high blood pressure. Coronary heart disease includes clogged arteries or atherosclerosis of the heart, which can cause a heart attack. During the first year of […]

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6 Benefits of taking fish oil especially in fall and winter in Wisconsin

Let’s talk fish oil. Wisconsin winters are tough and let’s face it, they don’t make people want to go outside very often. The colder days, fewer hours of sunshine and the dry air make this season frigid and uncomfortable. You can expect snow during the day, snow at night, and days so cold it’ll take […]

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Take steps to prevent childhood lead exposure during National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week

MADISON — National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week is observed now through Oct. 29. During this week, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) encourages all Wisconsinites to take steps to prevent and detect childhood lead exposure. Success in prevention and detection can be made by getting the facts, helping children get tested for lead exposure, […]

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Business Spotlight: The Joint Chiropractic in Racine

The nation’s largest network of chiropractor services is facilitated through The Joint Chiropractic franchise. Through their no-appointment needed, walk-in service business model, chiropractors in Racine are able to assist patients in need of treatment, when they need it. The goal of The Joint Chiropractic in Racine is to eliminate stress and give people in the […]

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Pritchard Park pickleball courts grand opening set for Oct. 19

RACINE – A grand opening and dedication ceremony for the county’s newest public pickleball courts is set for 3 p.m. Wednesday at Pritchard Park, 2800 Ohio St. Community members are invited to see the new facility and bring along their paddles and balls for a friendly game after the event. No registration is necessary. The […]

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NAMI presents local candidate forum Wednesday, Oct. 5

RACINE — A Legislative Advocacy Candidate Forum is planned for this Wednesday evening by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Racine County Chapter. The event starts at 6 p.m. at the Racine Public Library, 75 Seventh St. “It’s really important to bring awareness of these issues,” said Bridget Munson, NAMI Racine County executive director. […]

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We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym hosts grand opening on Oct. 1

RACINE — The Bennett Family is creating more opportunities for those with disabilities. Their new all-inclusive gym is called We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym. The family invites Racine and Kenosha County residents to come and play with a purpose, starting with the grand opening on Oct. 1, 2022. We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym […]

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2022-2023 Vaccine requirements for Racine County students

Students will soon be back in the classroom. Before the bell rings for class to start, vaccine requirements need to be met by students. To help protect students, children, staff and community members from diseases that are preventable by immunization, vaccinations are recommended and encouraged. The City of Racine Public Health Department and the Racine […]

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Business Spotlight: Luxe Injection Boutique

Union Grove is a little fuller now; there’s a new botox provider in town. Luxe Injection Boutique has opened its doors inside Wellness At Wildwood at 4514 Jack Pine Lane in Union Grove, Wisc. A local nurse is aiming to provide community members with an outlet that helps them achieve comfortability in their own skin. […]

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