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A Third Portage County Resident Dies From H1N1

Updated: 11/18/2009 - Officials In Portage County have confirmed another H1N1 related death in less than a month. The Health Department reports the victim did not have underlying health condition.

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Madison Has Extra Doses of H1N1 Vaccine

Updated: 11/18/2009 - Thousands of extra doses of the H1N1 vaccine in Madison are allowing health care workers to distribute it to a wider group of people.

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New Guidelines For Breast Cancer Detection Surprising

Updated: 11/18/2009 - New guidelines from a government task force say women should start getting mammograms at age 50, not 40 as recommended before. They should also have them every other year rather than annually. And self-breast exams may not be effective.

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NBA Launches Program to Keep Kids Fit

Updated: 11/20/2009 - The NBA is launching a program to help keep kids fit. Charlotte Bobcats center Tyson Chandler joined Jeff Thelen Tuesday morning to talk about the NBA/WNBA Fit Challenge.

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Rep. Obey: Health Care Reform His Hardest Fight

Updated: 11/14/2009 - WAUSAU, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin representative who has served 40 years in Congress says passing the health care reform bill has been the most difficult legislative fight of his career.

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Rep. Obey Talks Health Care

Updated: 11/10/2009 - Representative Obey stopped by NewsChannel 7 Tuesday. He says the bill will provide health insurance to 36 million people who don't have it, while changing the way doctors and hospitals are paid.

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Is the H1N1 Vaccine Safe? Experts Sound Off

Updated: 11/06/2009 - Many of you have questions about the safety of the H1N1 vaccine. While the medical community overwhelmingly supports the vaccine as safe, some still say enough hasn't been done to ensure its safety.

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Gov. Doyle Talks Health Care with Pres. Obama

Updated: 11/06/2009 - MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Gov. Jim Doyle says he talked with President Barack Obama about the economy and how federal health care reform will affect Wisconsin during a private meeting in the White House on Thursday.

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Swine Flu Vaccine Coming Soon to UW-Eau Claire Campus

Updated: 11/03/2009 - College students are very mobile people, always on the go and often, running on less than a healthy amount of sleep. And health experts say that makes them more susceptible to getting sick.

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