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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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Walker to Announce Decision on Medicaid Expansion

Posted: 02/12/2013 - Gov. Scott Walker plans to announce on Wednesday his much-anticipated decision on whether Wisconsin will expand its Medicaid services as allowed under the federal health care overhaul law.

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Skyward Considers Next Move After Losing State Bid

Updated: 02/04/2013 - A Stevens Point company may be forced to leave the state after the WI Department of Administration's decision to hire a Minnesota company to track student information.

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Weigh-in Tuesday for Merrill Weight Loss Challenge

Posted: 02/04/2013 - The public is invited to sign up for the Merrill Community Weight Race beginning Tuesday evening with a weigh-in and informational program at Riverside Athletic Club in Merrill.

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Obama Offers Faith groups New birth Control Rule

Posted: 02/01/2013 - Facing a wave of lawsuits over what government can tell religious groups to do, the Obama administration on Friday proposed a compromise for faith-based nonprofits that object to covering birth control in their employee health plans.

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FDA Panel Wants Limits on Hydrocodone Painkillers

Posted: 01/25/2013 - Federal health advisors want new restrictions on hydrocodone, the highly addictive ingredient found in Vicodin and other widely abused prescription painkillers.

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