Health Care/Wellness

A ping pong tournament held Wednesday to benefit Children's Hospital of Wisconsin featured a lineup of top Wisconsin athletes, including Ryan Braun of the Milwaukee Brewers and Green Bay Packers player Eddie Lacy.
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The Wellness Council of America, with local affiliate Wellness Council of Wisconsin, recently presented the Gold Well Workplace Award to the city of Wauwatosa. The Gold Well Workplace Award recognizes an organization for its commitment to the health and well-being of their employees.
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East Troy-based RegenScientific has received FDA clearance for its Renu Gel injectable implant used for vocal fold injection augmentation. The company today began shipments of the new product to physicians and hospitals in the United States.
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Aurora Health Care recently named Dr. Sylvia Meltzer as chief medical officer for The Aurora Network. In her new role, she will provide clinical strategic direction and leadership for Aurora's accountable care relationships.
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The Wellness Council of America, with local affiliate Wellness Council of Wisconsin, recently presented the Gold Well Workplace Award to the city of Wauwatosa. The Gold Well Workplace Award recognizes an organization for its commitment to the health and well-being of their employees.
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The Waukesha County Community Dental Clinic has received a five-year, $375,000 grant from Healthy Smiles, Healthy Children. The money will be used to increase access to disadvantaged children and pregnant women.
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Diet and other lifestyle and environmental factors can change your genes, which could make you susceptible to high blood pressure or hypertension, both of which could be inherited. Now, researchers and physicians at the Medical College of Wisconsin are working to determine exactly how that happens—and why.
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Direct Supply Inc., a Milwaukee-based distributor of health care medical products and services to senior care facilities, is carrying Medical Protection Technologies’ next-generation Fall-Safe Hip Protectors.
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More than 325 women from across the metro Milwaukee area attended the May 19 Rogers Foundation's Women's Gathering held at the Wisconsin Club in Milwaukee. Themed "The Power of Nature - Restoring Mind, Body and Soul," the event raised more than $50,000 in support of the spiritual care program at Rogers Memorial Hospital.
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Fondy Food Center, a nonprofit that aims to increase access to fresh, local food in Milwaukee neighborhoods, will host its first pop-up farmers market at Schlitz Park.
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