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Alcohol Awareness Month 2023: how much is too much?

April is alcohol awareness month; a time to reflect on our drinking patterns and the role that alcohol plays in our lives. Most adults in the United States who drink, do so moderately and without complications. At the same time, alcohol-related problems are among the most significant public health issues in the country, especially in […]

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Prevention and Wellness: A comprehensive approach to high-risk cancer care

Cancer is the second most common cause of death in the U.S., according to the American Cancer Society. However, according to the World Health Organization, up to 50% of cancers are preventable. In an effort to address this issue and reduce the cancer burden in Wisconsin, the Ascension Wisconsin Cancer Prevention and Wellness Program is […]

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Racine Roundup on TMJ4: Racine County Fish Fry Frenzy

The Racine Roundup aired on TMJ4 during the 4 O’Clock news on Thursday, Feb. 16. This week, Racine County Eye web editor Loren Lamoreaux discussed fish frys with TMJ4 anchors, Steve Chamraz and Susan Kim. Our segment focused on the Racine County Eye’s fish fry guide for all of Racine County. The guide features 100 […]

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Racine Roundup on TMJ4: Patton Law Office & making a difference for American Heart Month

The Racine Roundup aired on TMJ4 during the 4 O’Clock news on Thursday, Feb. 2. This week, Racine County Eye web editor Loren Lamoreaux was in the studio and discussed various stories with TMJ4 anchors, Steve Chamraz and Susan Kim. Our segment included two stories this week. First, Lamoreaux talked about Patton Law Office of […]

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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 […]

Posted inCORONAVIRUS, Local news

Will Racine Unified require wear face masks this fall? Possibly

RACINE – As the number of COVID-19 cases has increased, health officials want the Racine Unified School District Board of Education to require staff and students to wear face masks. The current re-entry plan allows students and staff the option to wear a mask, but that policy may change as the district considers new data and recommendations. “We hope […]


Ascension Wisconsin to Host Vaccination Clinic at City’s Juneteenth Celebration

City of Racine – Today, the City of Racine announced Ascension Wisconsin will host a pop-up vaccination clinic at the City’s Juneteenth Celebration on Saturday, June 19. The clinic will take place inside of the Dr. John Bryant Community Center, 601 Caron Butler Drive, from Noon to 4 p.m. Ascension Wisconsin will administer second doses […]

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Ascension Wisconsin to Begin COVID-19 Vaccination for Frontline Caregivers on Thursday

RACINE – Ascension Wisconsin, which operates Ascension-All Saints Hospital, 3801 Spring St., plans to begin vaccinating frontline caregivers on Thursday. The health care organization announced Wednesday that in accordance with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines, among the first group eligible to receive the vaccines are frontline caregivers – particularly those serving in […]

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Collaborative Community Health Survey To Be Conducted

(Racine, WI) –Beginning October 2020, local health partners, including the Central Racine County Health Department, City of Racine Public Health Department, Ascension Wisconsin, Advocate Aurora Health, Children’s Wisconsin, and Health Care Network are urging residents to participate in a community health survey. The Community Health Assessment (CHA) survey will provide valuable data for continued evaluation […]

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Racine Coalition Health Care Services To Be Provided By Ascension

RACINE – The Racine Coalition, a consortium of local public sector employers, will begin receiving health care services from Ascension Wisconsin Employer Solutions later this month. Racine Coalition members are the City of Racine, Racine County, and the Racine Unified School District. Ascension Wisconsin Employer Solutions will provide primary and acute care, wellness services including […]

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Hometown Hero: Teri Stanley

Heroes can be ordinary people who do extraordinary things with their lives. As a member of the United States Military and medical field, she is doing just that. Modest and humble describes this hometown hero. A registered nurse at an outpatient surgical center, Stanley works at the North Shore Surgical Suites where Orthopedic/Orthopedic Spine Surgeries […]

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Emergency Rooms Prepared to Safely Treat Patients

For people experiencing symptoms of a heart attack, stroke, mental health, or other acute illness or injury, a hospital emergency room is still the safest, most appropriate place to get care. If someone is experiencing a life-threatening emergency, difficulty breathing, or warning signs of a heart attack or stroke, they should not delay, but go […]


COVID-19 Update From Ascension Wisconsin

Financial Hardship Policy Ascension Wisconsin has taken the following steps to ensure the care patients receive does not add anundue financial burden during the COVID pandemic: Patients who are uninsured will not be billed for COVID-19 related testing or treatment Patients who are insured will not be billed for out-of-pocket expenses (ex: copays) related to […]

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Ascension Wisconsin offers drive-through testing

Mount Pleasant, WI – Drive-through testing for the COVID-19 virus will be made available to people who are pre-screened by an Ascension Medical Group provider. The screening process can be done by phone or virtually through Ascension Online Care. Health professionals will ask questions about symptoms, travel history and any potential contact with other COVID-19 […]

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