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Pennsylvania Baby Weighs in at Nearly 14 Pounds

Posted: 07/16/2013 - Addyson Gale Cessna was born at 13 pounds, 12 ounces at Armstrong County Memorial Hospital in Kittanning, Pa., CBS affiliate KDKA in Pittsburgh reported last Thursday.

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FDA clears Brain Scan to Diagnose ADHD in Children

Posted: 07/16/2013 - The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first medical scan that can help diagnosed attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children by measuring brain waves.

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A Break for Smokers? Glitch may Limit Penalties

Posted: 07/09/2013 - They have to huddle outside office buildings and they can't get their nicotine fix by lighting up on airplanes. But now smokers may catch a break from a glitch in President Barack Obama's health care law.

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Judge Grants TRO Against New Wisconsin Abortion Law

Updated: 07/08/2013 - A federal judge has granted a temporary restraining order blocking enforcement of a new Wisconsin law that bans doctors who lack admitting privileges at nearby hospitals from performing abortions.

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Resources Available for PTSD Sufferers

Posted: 07/08/2013 - It's Monday and time to focus on your health. Almost all of us have heard about Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. It can happen when you go through some sort of traumatic event.

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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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