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Rain Keeping Wis. Mosquitoes at Bay

Posted: 07/01/2013 - It might not sound like it makes any sense, but all the rain southern Wisconsin has seen is actually keeping mosquitoes at bay.

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Cocaine Addiction may be Cured by Ritalin

Posted: 06/27/2013 - Cocaine is a powerfully addictive stimulant drug, and new research suggests another stimulant might just be the trick to helping people break the addictive cycle.

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USDA Replacing Junk Food in Schools with "Smart Snacks"

Posted: 06/27/2013 - Students, say goodbye to junk food temptations during school hours. The U.S. Department of Agriculture is replacing potato chips and candy bars with baked chips and granola bars as part of new standards for the nation's schools.

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Local Program Gives Caregivers Some Relief

Updated: 06/24/2013 - It's Monday and time to focus on your health. Home Instead Senior Care serves Portage, Marathon and Wood County. They're recently launched the Family Caregiver Stress Relief Program.

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Locals Give Take on Obesity Diagnosis Stance

Updated: 06/21/2013 - When Terry Narlock decided to make a change in her life to be healthy, it was thanks to someone special in her life, her grandson Nathaniel.

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Pill-based Abortions Resume in Wisconsin

Posted: 06/12/2013 - Women can now get medication-induced abortions at Wisconsin clinics after a Dane County judge blocked a recent state law from restricting that procedure.

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Health Groups Unite Against Ban on Sugar Bans

Posted: 06/11/2013 - Six health groups have united against a provision in the Wisconsin state budget that would prohibit local communities from banning sugary foods and drinks.

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Court to Allow Girls to Buy Morning-after for Now

Posted: 06/06/2013 - A federal appeals court is permitting girls of any age to buy generic versions of emergency contraception without prescriptions while the federal government appeals a judge's ruling allowing the sales.

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EPA: Spend Billions to Upgrade Aging Water Systems

Posted: 06/05/2013 - The Environmental Protection Agency says nearly $400 billion in infrastructure spending is needed over the next two decades to ensure that Americans continue to have safe drinking water.

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FDA Considers Lifting Safety Limits on Avandia

Posted: 06/03/2013 - A former blockbuster diabetes pill that is subject to major safety restrictions may not be as dangerous as once thought, according to the latest analysis of the much-debated GlaxoSmithKline drug.

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Your Health: Power Lifting

Posted: 06/03/2013 - It's Monday and time to focus on your health. We hit the gym this week, to learn a little bit about power lifting.

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