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Your Health: Learning to Use a Medicine Ball

Posted: 07/29/2013 - It's Monday and time to focus on your health. This week, Jon Swenson, a personal trainer with Franck's Gym and New Found Power, talked to us about using a medicine ball. It's something you can buy at any sporting goods store.

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Saving lives with compression only CPR

Updated: 07/25/2013 - It takes only a few minutes to learn and has the potential to save someone's life, yet even today most American's don't know how to perform CPR properly. That's a problem. According to the American Heart Association a staggering 92 percent of sudden cardiac arrest victims die before reaching the hospital. A percentage that could go down if more people learn this life-saving technique.

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Health Groups want to Require Newborn Heart Tests

Posted: 07/24/2013 - Health advocates in Wisconsin are pressuring the state Legislature to pass a bill requiring hospitals to screen all newborns for critical congenital heart disease.

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YOUR HEALTH: Treating a Sunburn

Posted: 07/22/2013 - It's Monday and time to focus on your health. This week, we're talking sunburns and what you can do to treat them.

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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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