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Community Works to Curb Teen Suicide Rate

Posted: 11/23/2014 - Every day 80 to 90 people wake-up to find their loved one gone to suicide. Unfortunately, Wisconsin continues to have one of the highest youth suicide rates in the country and it's happening right here in Central Wisconsin.

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Cards of Joy Cheer Up Kids With Diabetes

Updated: 11/21/2014 - November is World Diabetes Awareness Month. More than half-a-million people in Wisconsin are living with the disease, including 4,500 kids. The diagnosis can be especially hard for them because they don't understand the disease. But one young Antigo girl is working hard to make the diagnosis a less scary one one card at a time.

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Time to Put Down that Cigarette

Updated: 11/20/2014 - If you are one of the 42 million Americans who smoke cigarettes, Thursday is the day to kick the habit. The American Cancer Society is holding it's annual Great American Smokeout.

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Raw Milk Blamed In Outbreak That Sickened 38

Updated: 11/16/2014 - Wisconsin health officials say 38 people associated with the Durand High School football team became sick in an outbreak caused by raw milk served at a potluck dinner.

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The Big Debate: When to Get Your Kid a Cellphone

Updated: 11/16/2014 - Much like getting your drivers license or going to prom, getting a cellphone has turned into a milestone in kids' lives, but figuring out when to make that milestone is not as simple as age.

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FTC Sues Gerber Over Claims on Infant Formula

Posted: 10/30/2014 - Federal regulators are suing Gerber, the well-known baby food maker, for claiming that its Good Start Gentle formula can prevent or reduce allergies in children.

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New Home Test Shakes Up Colon Cancer Screening

Posted: 10/26/2014 - Starting Monday, millions of people who have avoided colon cancer screening can get a new home test that's noninvasive and doesn't require the icky preparation most other methods do.

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CDC: Monitoring for all Coming from Ebola Nations

Posted: 10/22/2014 - Federal health officials are significantly expanding the breath of vigilance for Ebola, saying that all travelers who come into the U.S. from Ebola-stricken West African nations will now be monitored for symptoms of illness for 21 days.

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Johnson & Johnson Plans Ebola Vaccine Testing

Posted: 10/22/2014 - Johnson & Johnson will begin safety testing in early January on a vaccine combination that could protect people from a strain of the deadly Ebola virus.

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Dallas Officials: 120 Still on Ebola Monitoring

Posted: 10/20/2014 - Texas health officials say 120 people are still being monitored for possible infection with Ebola because they may have had contact with one of the three people who got the disease in Dallas.

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Stepped up Ebola Screening Starts at 4 US Airports

Posted: 10/16/2014 - Customs and health officials at airports in Washington, Chicago, Atlanta and Newark, New Jersey, are scheduled to start taking the temperatures of passengers from three West African countries as part of a stepped up Ebola screening program.

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Paul Ryan to Debate Democratic House Challenger

Posted: 10/13/2014 - Two years ago this week, Paul Ryan was sparring with Joe Biden during a vice presidential debate and largely ignoring his House re-election bid back home.

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United Way Issues SNAP Challenge

Updated: 10/09/2014 - What can you get for a dollar? The answer is not much, especially when you're talking about food for your family.

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Local Healthcare Providers Prepare for Ebola

Updated: 10/09/2014 - Cases of Ebola in the United States have many people concerned about an outbreak in our area. While healthcare providers say there's no reason to be alarmed, they're taking extra precautions preparing themselves just in case.

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Do-it-yourself Flu Vaccine? Study Shows it Works

Posted: 10/08/2014 - A study suggests that do-it-yourself flu vaccine might be possible. Researchers found that military folks who squirted a nasal vaccine up their noses were as well-protected as others who got it from health workers.

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