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What we’re learning from ‘The Biggest Loser’

Fri, May 6, 2016

The body makes it hard to keep the weight off


Successful contestants on the NBC weight-loss reality show, “The Biggest Loser,” seem to have a tough time maintaining their svelte figures once the s…

Stroke Month lessons

Tue, May 3, 2016


Dr. Ziad Darkhabani of Aurora BayCare Medical Center in Green Bay, Wisconsin, visits “Wisconsin Tonight” on NBC 26 for a Stroke Month chat. Dr. Darkhabani, an interventional neurologist, discusses the…

Voelter joins BayCare Clinic’s plastic surgery, skin care team

Thu, Apr 28, 2016

GREEN BAY – William W. Voelter, MD, has joined Plastic Surgery & Skin Specialists by BayCare Clinic.


Voelter provides dermatology services at Plastic Surgery & Skin Specialists, 2353 S. Ri…

Coping with back pain

Tue, Apr 26, 2016


Dr. Thomas Wilkins, a pain and rehab medicine physician with BayCare Clinic in Green Bay, Wisconsin, visits “Wisconsin Tonight” on NBC 26 to discuss back pain. He offers tips for avoiding back pain, w…

Study: Mammograms might benefit your heart health, too

Mon, Apr 25, 2016

A common test to screen for breast cancer may also offer clues about a patient’s heart health, a new study suggests.


Mammograms, a type of breast X-ray image, help radiologists identify abnormalit…

BayCare Clinic Ear, Nose & Throat expands to Green Bay’s west side

Fri, Apr 22, 2016

GREEN BAY – BayCare Clinic Ear, Nose & Throat specialists will expand their services to Aurora BayCare Health Center at 2253 W. Mason St. on Green Bay’s west side starting Monday, May 2.



Palliative care: Is it for me?

Thu, Apr 21, 2016


Dr. Peter Johnson, a gynecologic surgeon and palliative care advocate with Aurora BayCare Gynecologic Oncology in Green Bay, Wisconsin, visits “Wisconsin Tonight” on NBC 26 to discuss palliative care.…

There’s a name for that nagging foot pain – neuroma

Mon, Apr 18, 2016

KAUKAUNA – That pain, the one that flares up like a lit matchstick between your toes and worsens as you walk, might be caused by something you’ve probably never heard of, a neuroma.


Brandon M. Sch…

Show and tell at the Children’s Museum

Fri, Apr 15, 2016

BayCare Clinic orthopedic providers and staff will show children all about putting casts on broken bones during the Casting with Kids event at the Green Bay Children’s Museum on Saturday, April 23.


Augustian named chairman at Aurora BayCare

Fri, Apr 15, 2016

GREEN BAY – Chris Augustian, chief executive officer of BayCare Clinic, recently was named chairman of the board of managers at Aurora BayCare Medical Center.


Augustian, recognized in 2009 as one …

What is radial artery catheterization?

Tue, Apr 12, 2016


Dr. Scott T. Weslow, an interventional cardiologist with Aurora BayCare Cardiology in Green Bay, Wisconsin, visits “Wisconsin Tonight” on NBC 26 to discuss radial artery catheterization, a procedure i…

Secret to happiness? Family, friends and close relationships

Wed, Apr 6, 2016

Building and maintaining close relationships with family and friends is good for your health, a long-running study says.


The Grant Study, a 75-year study of human development, has tracked and inte…

Study: Vitamin C may be latest weapon in fight against cataracts

Wed, Mar 30, 2016

Vitamin C’s reputation as a cold and flu fighter may have added another aspect to its healthfulness. The nutrient might also protect against cataracts, a new study says.


The study, published onlin…

How to avoid overtraining

Tue, Mar 29, 2016


Don't run into a roadblock. Dr. Brian Klika of Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic in Green Bay, Wisconsin, visits “Wisconsin Tonight” on NBC 26 for a discussion on how to avoid overtrain…

About that whole ‘standing at your desk’ idea …

Thu, Mar 24, 2016

While research tells us sitting at your desk for prolonged periods of time can be hazardous to your health, the inverse doesn’t seem to fare much better, according to a new study.


Standing desks –…

Cataract symptoms, treatments

Thu, Mar 24, 2016


Dr. Benjamin Phillips of BayCare Clinic Eye Specialists in Manitowoc, Wisconsin, visits “Wisconsin Tonight” on NBC 26 to discuss the symptoms, treatments and prevention of cataracts. Blurred vision is…

Vasectomies and March Madness

Wed, Mar 23, 2016


 Dr. Richard Windsor of BayCare Clinic in Green Bay, Wisconsin, visits "Wisconsin Tonight" on NBC 26 to discuss vasectomies and why so many men have them in March.


Why? So they can recover while w…

Winter rules still apply during spring snowstorm

Tue, Mar 22, 2016

We’re here if you need us, but we don’t want to see you in our emergency room


A spring snowstorm is on its way to northeastern Wisconsin, likely bringing with it several inches of wet snow.



Fastest-growing plastic surgery procedures? Butt implants, lifts

Tue, Mar 15, 2016

Plastic surgery procedures on the derriere are taking a front seat when it comes to popularity, a new report reveals.


Posterior procedures were the fastest-growing plastic surgery offerings in the…

Colorectal cancer awareness

Tue, Mar 15, 2016


Dr. Erik Johnson, a colorectal surgeon with Aurora BayCare General & Vascular Surgery in Green Bay, Wisconsin, visits “Wisconsin Tonight” on NBC 26 to discuss colorectal cancer awareness, includin…

Aurora BayCare’s inaugural bariatric webinar a hit

Fri, Mar 11, 2016

Dr. Daniel T. McKenna, a bariatric surgeon with Aurora BayCare, hosted a bariatric surgery webinar on Tuesday night that drew participants from as far south as Slinger and as far north as Pembine.


Study: Your job might be hazardous to your health

Wed, Mar 9, 2016

Your livelihood could affect your risk of heart disease and stroke, a new study warns.


Middle-aged workers in sales, office or food service jobs may be subjected to more heart health risk factors …

Specialists seeing stroke strike younger patients

Fri, Mar 4, 2016

Stroke experts are noticing a growing trend among their patients. They’re getting younger.


“We’re seeing an increase in stroke patients under the age of 45,” said Dr. Ziad Darkhabani, an intervent…

Takeaways from Heart Month

Wed, Mar 2, 2016


Dr. Francis G. Wolf, a cardiologist with Aurora BayCare Cardiology in Two Rivers, Wisconsin, visits NBC 26’s “Wisconsin Tonight” news show to talk about some important takeaways from February’s Heart …

Micksch joins Aurora BayCare Cardiology

Tue, Mar 1, 2016


TWO RIVERS – Philip M. Micksch, a board-certified nurse practitioner, has joined Aurora BayCare Cardiology.


Micksch will team with cardiologist Dr. Francis Wolf at Aurora Health Center in Two R…

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