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February 2012

Quick and Easy Lunch Ideas


Packing lunches isn't just for school kids. But, peanut butter and jelly may not be as satisfying as it once was. Learn why packing your lunch can be good for you, and find simple suggestions for keeping it healthy and satisfying. Read more


Introducing the New Website


Recently, American Family Children's Hospital launched a new website - The kid-friendly look and feel comes complete with the Madison skyline, Children's Hospital building, and even a resident cow and chicken. Visit the new site to learn more about the hospital, find resources for keeping your family healthy, and discover how you can get involved. Visit


Cooking Outside the Box: Quinoa Roasted Vegetable Stir Fry

Looking for a new recipe for your "Meatless Monday" dinner? This month's Cooking Outside the Box features Quinoa Stir Fry. Simple and delicious, it will satisfy even the reluctant vegetarians in your family. Watch Chef John prepare the dish


From Vietnam to Madison and Back: Dr. Cat Burkat

Driven from her home as a child during the fall of Saigon, UW Health's Cat Burkat, MD, has used her skills as an oculoplastic surgeon to re-establish the connection to the country of her birth, a connection that was severed by the Vietnam War. Read more


Follow the Go Red Girlfriends Challenge

The Go Red Girlfriends Challenge is underway. During Week 1, UW Health experts helped the challengers learn that making healthy lifestyle changes isn't about making drastic changes. The important thing is simply to make their own health a priority. Follow the blog and find helpful resources to help you make your own health a priority. Read the blog


Upcoming Classes and Events

  • March 2: Dance Marathon to Benefit American Family Children's Hospital
  • March 4: Bowlin' for Colons to Benefit Colon Cancer Research at the UW Carbone Cancer Center
  • March 19: Pre-Diabetes Class: Learn How to Delay or Prevent Diabetes

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