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A New Needle Promises Less Pain When You Get A Flu Shot

Updated: 09/19/2012 - Flu season will soon be upon us. Although it doesn't technically start until November, doctors say now is the time to get vaccinated. This year there are a variety of options, especially for those of you who are a little needle shy.

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Free Mammograms Detect Cancer in Three Local Women

Updated: 09/18/2012 - Thanks to $350,000 in funding from Susan G. Komen for the Cure - Central Wisconsin and other sponsors, Aspirus Women's Health is making sure any woman who wants one can get a mammogram through their mobile mammograhy unit.

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Study Suggests tie Between BPA and Child Obesity

Posted: 09/18/2012 - A new study suggests a connection between the BPA chemical used in food packaging and childhood obesity. But the researchers say their findings don't prove BPA causes obesity.

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CDC: US Kids Eat too Much Salt, as Much as Adults

Posted: 09/17/2012 - A new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study has added to the relatively scarce information about how much salt American kids eat -- and it's too much.

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FDA says Muscle, Joint Pain creams can cause Burns

Posted: 09/13/2012 - The Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers about rare chemical burns reported by people using popular pain relief products like Bengay, Icy Hot and Flexall.

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Gov. Walker Files Request to Extend SeniorCare

Posted: 08/31/2012 - Gov. Scott Walker has asked the federal government for a waiver to extend Wisconsin's popular prescription drug discount program for senior citizens.

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CDC: 103 Ill with Salmonella Tied to Mangoes

Posted: 08/29/2012 - Federal health officials are investigating a foodborne illness outbreak that has sickened more than 100 people in 16 states and has been linked to salmonella-tainted mangoes.

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"Fore a Cure" Tees off to Stop Breast Cancer

Updated: 08/28/2012 - One out of every eight women will develop breast cancer in her lifetime, according to the Marshfield Clinic. It's a scary thought, but it's a battle that many people are taking on.

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