Posted: 02/27/2014 - Across the country, people aged 18 to 64 represented 61 percent of all hospitalizations from influenza this season, compared to about 35 percent in previous seasons.
Posted: 02/21/2014 - As the flu season winds down, health officials say it wasn't as bad as last year and the vaccine worked better. But younger adults were hit harder because of a surge of swine flu.
Posted: 02/17/2014 - The quest for health care has been one obstacle after another for many older Americans who lost jobs during the recession.
Posted: 02/13/2014 - A new government study published in the journal Pediatrics, shows that kids are getting less caffeine from soda and tea, and more from energy drinks and specialty coffee drinks.
Posted: 02/13/2014 - The U.S. and 26 other nations are announcing a new collaboration to prevent and fight outbreaks of dangerous infectious diseases before they spread around the globe.
Updated: 02/13/2014 - The federal government says more than 56,000 Wisconsin residents have selected a health care plan through the online federal exchanges.
Posted: 02/12/2014 - Researchers say there may be a link between weather and the risk for stroke.
Posted: 02/10/2014 - Differences between men and women prompted the FDA last year to recommend that each take different dosages of this country's most popular sleep drug, Ambien.
Posted: 02/10/2014 - Two legislators with a medical background have introduced a bill that would require two years of training for medical school graduates before they could receive a doctor's license in Wisconsin. The state currently requires one year.
Updated: 02/05/2014 - Half of parents with an overweight or obese child think their kids are slimmer than they actually are, according to a new review of past studies.
Updated: 02/04/2014 - The Food and Drug Administration is launching an advertising campaign targeting at-risk youth highlighting the dangers of smoking.
Updated: 01/31/2014 - Healthy babies are worth the wait. That's the message of Marathon County health care providers as they join forces to eliminate elective deliveries before 39 weeks.
Posted: 01/30/2014 - Aspirus is offering a Diabetes Day Camp on Feb. 1 for kids between the ages of 6-12 with diabetes.
Posted: 01/28/2014 - A list of warming centers in NorthCentral Wisconsin
Posted: 01/23/2014 - The Food and Drug Administration says it is conducting new studies of the safety of caramel coloring in soft drinks and other foods, even though previous research has shown no identifiable health risk.
Updated: 01/23/2014 - The Wisconsin state Senate has passed a dozen bills designed to improve mental health services in Wisconsin.
Posted: 01/22/2014 - States from Rhode Island to Hawaii are considering requiring labels on food items containing genetically modified ingredients, which account for two-thirds of the processed foods on American grocery shelves.
Updated: 01/21/2014 - Experts say wearing shape wear like Spanx could have some long-term health consequences.