WSAW NewsChannel 7  | Central WI, Wausau, Rhinelander  |  News, Weather, Sports

More Headlines

Inactivity as Deadly as Smoking? Study Says Yes

Posted: 07/19/2012 - New research in The Lancet finds about one in 10 deaths worldwide are caused by people not getting up and engaging in physical activity such as walking 30 minutes a day for five days a week.

Read More

Repealing Obama's Health Care Law Won't be Easy

Posted: 07/16/2012 - If Mitt Romney wins the White House and Republican allies retake the Senate, there's a way to roll back President Barack Obama's health care law without having to get 60 votes in the 100-member Senate to beat a Democratic filibuster.

Read More

FDA Approves First Pill to Help Prevent HIV

Posted: 07/16/2012 - The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first drug shown to reduce the risk of HIV infection, a milestone in the 30-year battle against the virus that causes AIDS.

Read More

US Insurer Won't Cover Gas Drill Fracking Exposure

Posted: 07/13/2012 - Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co. has become the first major insurance company to say it won't cover damage related to a gas drilling process that blasts chemical-laden water deep into the ground.

Read More

CONSUMER ALERT: Ice Cream Recall

Posted: 07/09/2012 - ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- The Cass-Clay Creamery of Fargo, N.D., is voluntarily recalling some brands of peppermint bon bon-flavored ice cream because they may contain eggs that aren't listed on the label.

Read More

July 5 Marks 2-Year Anniversary of State Smoking Ban

Updated: 07/05/2012 - July 5 marks the two year anniversary since Wisconsin enacted a statewide smoking. The ban prohibited smoking in places including veterans homes, bars and restaurants and even Lambeau Field.

Read More

Wisconsin Relaxes Lyme Disease Reporting Requirements

Posted: 07/04/2012 - GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- Wisconsin health departments don't have the resources to investigate every report of possible Lyme disease, so state health officials have relaxed the reporting requirements.

Read More

Tips to Keep Your Food Hot/Cold During Your Summer Picnic

Posted: 07/03/2012 - Picnics are without a doubt a summer staple. But to make sure your guests leave with a smile on their face and not an upset stomach here are some tips from the Food and Drug Administration to avoid foodborne illnesses at your cookout.

Read More

Marathon County Sees Spike in Heroin Use

Updated: 06/28/2012 - Heroin use is on the rise among teenagers across the nation and law enforcement along with Marathon County health leaders are hoping to reduce the problem locally.

Read More

Locals Weigh in on Health Care Reform

Updated: 06/25/2012 - The Supreme Court decision could play out in a number of ways. The justices could uphold the act, repeal it in its entirety, or keep parts of it.

Read More

Shrinking Stomach may Boost risk for Booze Abuse

Posted: 06/18/2012 - Patients in the study who had gastric bypass surgery faced double the risk for excessive drinking two years later. That's compared with those who had a less drastic weight-loss operation.

Read More

Older Dads Linked to Grandkid Health, Study Hints

Posted: 06/11/2012 - Here's some good news for older dads. A new study hints that your children and even your grandchildren may get a health benefit because of your age when you became a dad.

Read More
1 ... 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 ... 55
WSAW-TV 1114 Grand Ave. Wausau, WI 54403
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability