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Connie Roethel

Connie Roethel

Businesses have stake in fight against obesity

A new study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine estimates that while rates of obesity may be leveling off, 42 percent of the nation will be obese by the year 2030.

Reduce stress for your employees

I recently attended the Mount Mary College Women's Leadership Geneva B. Johnson Lecture Series, which featured keynote speaker Marie Wilson, president and founder of the White House Project.

Well City documents outcomes in workplace wellness

Who would think that Milwaukee, with its image of cheese, beer and brats, could achieve a designation of being one of the healthiest cities in America? On March 18, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, along with local business leaders, announced that Milwaukee had been awarded the designation of Well City USA.

Cardiac psychology is emerging medical field

Behavioral medicine is a specialty area within the profession of psychology that focuses on treating patients with medical conditions. Many medical problems, including digestive...

The next chapter

It is extremely difficult to find Chinese angel investors looking to make investments in U.S. companies, and the possibilities of finding one are remote,...

Downtown Pewaukee suddenly a development hotbed

For years, downtown Pewaukee struggled mightily. Not long ago, when someone drove down the main drag (Wisconsin Avenue), they saw an attractive beach and...

Wisconsin M&A roundup

The shareholders of First Federal Capital Corp. have overwhelmingly approved the company's sale to Associated Banc-Corp (ASBC). Ninety-five percent of the La Crosse-based...

BBB announces Torch Awards finalists

The 10 finalists for 2004 Better Business Bureau Serving Wisconsin Torch Awards have been named. The finalists are: Badger Meter, Inc., Milwaukee; Batzner Pest...

Urgent care

In the late 1980s, eight hospitals operated in downtown Milwaukee. Today there is only one, Aurora Sinai Medical Center. Aurora Heath Care officials...

Businesses finally weighing in on new hospital plan

Some segments of the Waukesha County business community are beginning to speak out against Aurora Health Care's plans to build an $85 million hospital...

Formula for growth

STRATEGIES EXECUTED 1. Hired 14 new employees in a two-year span to develop six new products. 2. Ensures constant communication between the...

A fresh look

Question: Over the years, I have adopted what I consider to be a consultative approach to selling. Lately, I've been leaving meetings feeling a...

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