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June 2012

Food for Thought: Diet Tips for Keeping Your Brain Healthy


No matter your age, your lifestyle and diet can make a big difference in your brain's health. Learn what foods you should be including in your diet to keep your mind healthy. Read more


Melanoma Q&A: Test Your Knowledge


At least 1 in every 7 Americans will experience skin cancer during their lifetimes. While melanoma is the least common type of skin cancer, it is the most deadly form of the disease. Melanoma can affect people of all ages, including those in their late teens and early 20s. Test your melanoma knowledge and find out how you can stay healthy in the sun. Take our quiz


Cooking Outside the Box: Fruit Soup

Looking for a refreshing dish for your next summer get-together? Forget the gazpacho. Impress your guests with a delicious fruit soup. Watch Chef John prepare the dish


Packer Star Power Boosts "Sick Kids Can't Wait" Campaign

Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy and his wife, Jessica, are working to make a difference for the patients and families of American Family Children's Hospital. The couple are co-chairs for the Sick Kids Can't Wait campaign to expand the children's hospital, and through the recent golf tournament they hosted, helped raise more than $270,000. Read more


Children's Hospital Moves Up in U.S. News Annual Rankings

American Family Children's Hospital moved up in this year's U.S. News and World Report rankings of children's hospital. The hospital is ranked among the top 50 in seven medical and surgical specialties. Learn more about the rankings. Read more


Unique Procedure Helps Heart Patients Too Risky for Surgery

In January, Bill Tewes became one of the first people in Wisconsin to undergo transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI for short). Meet Bill and learn how the procedure changed his life. Watch the video


Upcoming Classes and Events

  • July 10: Learning More About Movement Disorders: Essential Tremor and Deep Brain Stimulation
  • July 28: Capital City 5K Run/Walk to promote organ, tissue and eye donation
  • August 4: Carbone's Race for Research

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