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When is Weigh Loss Surgery the Best Choice?

Updated: 01/07/2013 - As many of us set a goal of losing weight in the new year, if you have more than a few pounds to lose, you may start thinking about surgery as a viable option.

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Nodding Off while Behind the Wheel

Posted: 01/03/2013 - A new study out Thursday has shocking results on the number of people who fall asleep behind the wheel.

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National Radon Action Month

Updated: 01/02/2013 - It's the number one cause of lung cancer among non-smokers. What's even worse is that you may not even know you're being exposed. One in fifteen homes contain elevated levels of radon gas. That number is higher here in Central Wisconsin, making it even more important to test your homes.

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Make Your New Year's Resolution Workout Plans Happen In 2013

Updated: 12/31/2012 - It’s that time of year when so many of us say were going to do it, then it seems like just a few actually follow through. The New Year's resolution of working out, and getting fit for the upcoming year.

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FDA Approves 1st new Tuberculosis Drug in 40 years

Posted: 12/31/2012 - The Food and Drug Administration says it has approved a Johnson & Johnson tuberculosis drug that is the first new medicine to fight the deadly infection in more than four decades.

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Helping you Get Fit in the New Year

Updated: 12/31/2012 - A popular New Year's resolution is to get fit. We all know, it's easier said than done. We want to help you stick to it this year.

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Hillary Clinton Hospitalized with Blood Clot

Posted: 12/30/2012 - Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has been admitted to a New York hospital after the discovery of a blood clot stemming from the concussion she sustained earlier this month.

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Favorite Winter Break Pastimes

Updated: 12/27/2012 - Parents, it's time to come clean. You're kids have been out of school for almost a week now and you're probably beginning to feel a little frazzled. Luckily other area parents and some local organizations have some suggestions for how you can keep your kids busy this Christmas break.

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CDC: Childhood Obesity Rates Fall Slightly

Posted: 12/27/2012 - Childhood obesity rates are finally falling in the United States after years of increasing, researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday.

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SeniorCare Program Gets Waiver

Posted: 12/27/2012 - Wisconsin's SeniorCare prescription drug program for senior citizens has been granted another waiver from the federal government to continue operating until at least 2015.

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More Meth Labs Showing up in Cities, Suburbs

Posted: 12/26/2012 - Methamphetamine lab seizures are on the rise in the nation's cities and suburbs, raising new concerns about a lethal drug that has long been the scourge of rural America.

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Whooping Cough Hits Wisconsin Hard this Year

Posted: 12/26/2012 - The whooping cough hit Wisconsin residents hard this year. According to the Wisconsin Division of Public Health, there were nearly 5,700 confirmed and probable cases as of Dec. 14. During 2011, nearly 1,200 cases were reported.

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Favor-Hamilton's Escort Admission Puts Spotlight on Depression

Updated: 12/21/2012 - After admitting to working as a $600 an hour escort in Las Vegas, Suzy Favor Hamilton is speaking out about her life as an escort and her battle with depression. By doing so, she's shining a spotlight on something nearly 17.5 million Americans are struggling with.

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Senate Moves Bill Covering Fertility Care for Vets

Posted: 12/14/2012 - Wounded veterans and their spouses wanting to have children could get treatments such as in vitro fertilization through the government under legislation beginning to move through Congress in its waning days.

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Bone-Marrow Donor Registry Drive Thursday in Madison

Posted: 12/13/2012 - UW Health and the Blood Center of Wisconsin will co-host a bone- marrow donor registry drive Thursday, December 13, 2012 from 11 am to 4 pm in the Cancer Clinic Atrium of UW Hospital, located at 600 Highland Ave. in Madison.

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Walker Official says no Decision on Medicaid Yet

Posted: 12/12/2012 - Gov. Scott Walker's health secretary says no decision has been made yet on whether Wisconsin will seek a voluntary expansion of Medicaid services as provided under the federal health care overhaul.

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