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HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital and Prevea Health invite the community to Treat-and-Greet on Tuesday, Oct. 29 on the campus of HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital in Oconto Falls.

During October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Prevea Health and its hospital partners want to remind everyone about the importance of breast health and breast screenings.

Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) have been the most commonly used tobacco product among U.S. youth since 2014, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In 2018, CDC and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) data showed that more than 3.6 million youth, including 1 in 5 high school students and 1 in 20 middle school students, were past-month e-cigarette users.
 

David Lally, Director of Business Development & Advocacy for HSHS St. Vincent, St. Mary’s, St. Nicholas and St. Clare hospitals, is a recipient of the American Hospital Association’s 2019 Grassroots Champion award.  

The National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes of Health (NHI), has awarded the Cancer Research of Wisconsin and Northern Michigan (CROWN) Consortium a $5 million grant to provide patients in Wisconsin and Northern Michigan access to more leading-edge clinical trials over the next six years.

A new school year is on the horizon! HSHS St. Vincent, St. Mary’s, St. Nicholas and St. Clare Hospitals offer the following steps parents and children can take to ensure a healthy, positive and stress-free experience.
 

With summer in full swing and high temperatures in the forecast, HSHS St. Vincent, St. Mary’s, St. Nicholas and St. Clare hospitals encourage everyone across Northeast Wisconsin to be familiar with the signs and symptoms of heatstroke, as well as the steps that can be taken to avoid heatstroke.
 

Certified yoga instructors from LPI Fitness will lead a one-hour slow flow yoga class that is designed for all skill levels, including beginners. Attendees are encouraged to bring a yoga mat or long towel. While classes are free, registration is required for each class as space is limited.

In the month around the July 4th holiday, approximately 280 people in the U.S. go to emergency rooms every day with fireworks-related injuries, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. Though fireworks can be exciting, festive and fun - they can also be very dangerous.

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer, affecting more than 3 million people in the U.S. alone. As summer nears and more time is spent outdoors, HSHS St. Vincent, St. Mary’s, St. Nicholas and St. Clare Memorial hospitals are providing important information about how to detect and prevent skin cancer.
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Angela Deja
Public Relations Coordinator
angela.deja@hshs.org
(920) 272-3360

Dana Jermstad
Senior Communications and Public Relations Manager
dana.jermstad@hshs.org
(920) 429-1752
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