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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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UDPATE: Democrats Say Bill Would Limit Contraceptives

Updated: 05/30/2013 - Democratic lawmakers are asking whether a bill that would make it harder and more expensive to get an abortion in Wisconsin is aimed at limiting women's access to birth control.

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National EMS Week Honors Those on Medicine's Front Lines

Posted: 05/22/2013 - It's National Emergency Medical Services week and in addition to honoring those who provide lifesaving services on medicine's front lines, they're asking you to help them out by learning some basic emergency medicine skills.

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Tick Season Returns

Updated: 05/20/2013 - As the weather consistently stays warm, chances are you'll find your self spending more time outdoors.

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Wis. Camp Gets Cleaning After Kids Get Sick

Posted: 05/17/2013 - A YMCA camp in western Wisconsin has been cleaned after more than 50 children from a Minnesota school district were sickened with norovirus.

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Cost of Walker's Medicaid Plan Increases

Posted: 05/17/2013 - The cost of Gov. Scott Walker's plan to reject federally funded Medicaid expansion and instead tighten income eligibility for the program has gone up.

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Hooked: Part 2- Overcoming Heroin Addiction

Updated: 05/16/2013 - It's a speech we all got growing up and we'll give it to our kids. Don't do drugs. But the number of our kids getting involved in the growing drug culture here in Central Wisconsin appears to be growing. With the increased availability of heroin, it's becoming a very popular choice among our youth.

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Stem Cells Recovered From Cloned Human Embryos

Posted: 05/15/2013 - Scientists have recovered stem cells from cloned human embryos, a longstanding goal that could lead to new treatments for such illnesses as Parkinson's disease and diabetes.

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Hospitals could Lose $500M in Federal Funds

Posted: 05/14/2013 - Hospitals nationwide could lose half a billion dollars in federal funding meant to offset the cost of covering the uninsured next year.

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Study Questions if Bed Rest Prevents Prematurity

Posted: 05/14/2013 - Some specialists reacting to the latest study on bed rest for troubled pregnancies are calling on doctors to refrain from assuming that taking it easy can't hurt a pregnant woman.

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Your Health: Picking the Right Sunscreen

Updated: 05/13/2013 - It's Monday and time to focus on your health. This week was all about picking out the right sunscreen as we spend more time outdoors.

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Wrigley Takes new Caffeinated Gum off Market

Posted: 05/09/2013 - A Food and Drug Administration investigation into the safety of caffeine-added foods has prompted Wrigley to take its new caffeinated gum off the market for the time being.

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Health Centers get $150 Million to Help Uninsured

Posted: 05/09/2013 - The Obama administration says community health centers around the country will get a $150 million injection to help tens of millions of uninsured Americans sign up for health insurance coverage under the new health care law.

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Taking Diabetes to Heart

Updated: 05/09/2013 - Celebrity chef Art Smith shows us how type 2 diabetes has changed his life and how you can make healthier choices.

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