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FDA Head Says Menu Labeling 'Thorny' Issue

Posted: 03/12/2013 - Diners will have to wait a little longer to find calorie counts on most restaurant chain menus, in supermarkets and on vending machines.

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Studies Tie Stress from Storms, War to Heart Risks

Posted: 03/11/2013 - Doctors say that disasters and prolonged stress can raise "fight or flight" hormones that affect blood pressure, blood sugar and other things in ways that make heart trouble more likely.

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Your Health: Ab Workouts

Updated: 03/11/2013 - It's Monday and time for our weekly Your Health Segment. This week, we hit the gym to learn some exercises you can do right at home.

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"Real Heroes" Honored in NorthCentral Wisconsin

Updated: 03/08/2013 - The American Red Cross North Central Chapter is reconginizing acts of courage and kindness from "real" people in our communities. On Thursday, March 7th the Red Cross named their "Real Hero Award" winners for Lincoln, Marathon, and Portage Counties.

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Gel Polish Safety Questions

Posted: 03/07/2013 - Sometimes it seems like there's a nail salon on every corner. Manicures and pedicures are a quick way to pamper yourself and put your best hand or foot forward.

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Your Health: Are you Getting Enough Sleep?

Posted: 03/04/2013 - In this week's Your Health, are you getting enough sleep? Most of us would probably answer no to that question, but doctors say it's incredibly important that we do.

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Marshmallow Eggs Recalled over Salmonella Risk

Posted: 02/28/2013 - Zachary Confections is recalling certain production lots of its Covered Marshmallow Eggs because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

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Walker's Smoking Surcharge Faces Opposition

Posted: 02/28/2013 - Anti-smoking advocates say a $50-a-month health insurance surcharge for state workers who smoke is the wrong approach to getting smokers to quit.

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Mediterranean-Style Diets Found to Cut Heart Risks

Posted: 02/25/2013 - Pour on the olive oil, preferably over fish and vegetables. One of the longest and most scientific tests of a Mediterranean diet suggests this style of eating can cut the chance of suffering heart-related problems, especially strokes, in older people at high risk of them.

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Consumer Alert: Spinach Recall

Posted: 02/20/2013 - Check you refrigerators.... Taylor Farms Retail is participating in a voluntary recall of organic spinach. There is a chance it contaminated with E.Coli.

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Treatment for Age-related Eye Diseases

Posted: 02/19/2013 - If you worry about your older relatives or friends ability to drive safely, you're not alone. It's a problem facing many families. Dr. Michael J. Cooney, an eye surgeon specialist in New York City joined us for a satellite interview to answer question that some of you may have.

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Your Health: Preventing Heart Disease

Updated: 02/18/2013 - It's time for our weekly Your Health Segment. Monday morning on Sunrise 7, a heart surgeon with Aspirus Wausau Hospital stopped by to talk about heart disease as part of American Heart Month.

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UWSP to Offer Nursing Degree

Posted: 02/18/2013 - The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point plans to offer a new bachelor's degree program in nursing.

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New Health App Developed in Marshfield

Updated: 02/15/2013 - We love our smartphones because it means we can get Facebook, Twitter, and an array of social media options right at our fingertips. A new application, or "app," developed by the Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation aims to improve your health. It's called "Heart Health Mobile," and is fairly easy to use.

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Special Report: Oneida Co. Restaurant Inspection Results

Updated: 02/15/2013 - Two dead mice, raw meat touching prepared food and several reports of moldy ice machines. These are some of the findings from Oneida county restaurant health inspections from the last two years.

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Gov. Walker Announces Investment in the UW Carbone Cancer Center

Posted: 02/14/2013 - Today, Governor announced a $3.75 million state taxpayer investment in the UW Carbone Cancer Center Investment to accelerate the development of and access to cutting-edge molecular imaging technology developed by the Center.

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Hacker Compromises Health Care Records

Posted: 02/14/2013 - A southeastern Wisconsin health care provider says about 43,000 patient records may be at risk because of a computer hacker.

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Folic Acid Supplements May Lower Chance Child has Autism

Posted: 02/12/2013 - Not much is known about what causes autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Now, one Norwegian study suggests that women who take folic acid supplements may be less likely to have a child with the developmental disorder.

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