General Health

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We Are Health
We are creating an environment to empower and support our patients, families and our faculty and staff. We are proud to hold ourselves accountable to the highest standard of health and wellness.

Breastfeeding-Friendly Workplace
As a UW Health employee, we strive to give you the space and comfort you need to maintain breastfeeding as you return to work. 
Water Lily Breast Cancer Screening Initiative
Mammograms save lives but many women don’t take the time to get them done. Screening mammography is used to find breast cancer at an early treatable stage. What you need to know about mammography.
   smoking_cigarette_250             Tobacco Cessation
The Wisconsin Tobacco Quit Line, your Employee Assistance program (EAP) and area HMO’s offer health coaches, medications and other tools to assist you. Research shows that the most effective tobacco dependence treatment includes medications and coaching/counseling.
Managing Drug and Alcohol Addictions Managing Drug and Alcohol Addictions If you are concerned, or someone who loves you has expressed concern about your drinking or drug usage, there are many places to turn to for help.

Sleep Well
A program encouraging you to notice the benefits of good sleep. Practicing behaviors to help create an environment that promotes good sleep. 


5210 Challenge
5 2 1 0 is an easy-to-remember, goal-oriented program to meet daily guidelines for nutrition and physical activity.

Habit Change

Habit Change that Really Works
Many of us have made New Year’s resolutions and not followed through on them. By the beginning of February many resolutions are a frustrating memory. This program looks into why many of us don’t follow through on resolutions, and how to make them really work.

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