Recognizing the importance of healing
the whole patient--mind, body and
spirit--Columbia St. Mary's is excited
to begin the creation of its Healing
Gardens. Studies have shown that healing
gardens greatly reduce the physical
stress that accompanies a hospital
visit, thereby speeding healing and
Carefully designed to engage the
visitor's senses with integrated
environmental elements like a Koi pond
and waterfall, wheelchair accessible
pathways and spots for quiet reflection,
plans for CSM's new gardens are
underway, but your help is still need to
make the gardens a reality.
more about the benefits of healing gardens to
patients and their famililes.
Healthcare Question of the Month
should I have my first mammogram and
what are the recommendations of the
American Cancer Society for early
detection of breast cancer? Why should I
have my mammogram at Columbia St.
A: There are
many conflicting recommendations about
when women should have their first
mammogram. Fortunately, CSM experts help
to clear up the confusion.
more CSM's annual mammogram
As the supervisor of Smart Smiles, a
school-based oral health program
sponsored by CSM, Marques Bland's job is
to make children smile.
"Doing whatever needs to be done to keep
schools and keep kids in the program,"
Marques and his Smart Smiles teammates
work triedlessly to provide
improverished children in the Milwaukee
area access to preventative care
like dental sealants, flouride
treatments, tooth cleaning and
education. Teaching youngsters how to
maintain proper oral health can help
them concentrate better on learning and
thus improve academically.
more about Marque's dedication to
providing dental care to at risk
Columbia St. Mary's 2011 Annual Gala
now for the Burn Center Golf
Helen Bader Foundation gives $20,000 to
support Healthy Teeth for Children
Chronic Disease Management article in
the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
staff and CSM Foundation funded a new
Medical Conference Center at the Water
Tower Medical Commons
A. Froemming named a Business Journal
"Women of Influence"
St. Mary’s Staff and Visitors Support
Breast Cancer Awareness
here for all updates.
your way to better health
how to start a walking exercise program.
Brought to you by the Women's
Heart Secrets Program
During these warm weather months, now is
the right time to take advantage of the
simplest form of exercise: walking.
Heart Secrets exercise specialist Kim
Beyer helps you get on the right track
to enjoying benefits like increased
energy, reduced stressed, strengthened
immunity and many others. Get your
walking shoes on!
happening at CSM?
There are hundreds
of reasons to visit us when you are
well. We have plenty of classes to keep
more about upcoming classes and events
offered by Columbia St. Mary’s.