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Gift of Life: Needing a New Heart

Updated: 11/24/2009 - Maybe you've heard about people who've had near-death experiences, moving out of their body, and into a white light. But what happens afterward? Liz Hayes continues her series, "Gift of Life," with the story of a woman who has all the heart in the world, even though the one in her body isn't working.

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Gift of Life: A Young Woman Beats the Odds

Updated: 11/23/2009 - The numbers speak for themselves. More than 98,000 people are waiting for organ transplants in the U.S. But what if a new organ isn't enough?

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CDC: Swine flu Cases Seem To Be Dropping In US

Posted: 11/20/2009 - Health officials say swine flu cases appear to declining throughout most of the U.S., but the specter of Thanksgiving gatherings next week makes it hard to predict what will happen next.

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Top 10 Unsafe Toys this Holiday Season

Posted: 11/19/2009 - The list is out of the ten worst toys as the holiday season nears. The group, People at World Against Toys Causing Harm, makes the list. It includes the X-Men Origins Slashin' Action Wolverine that they say could cause an eye injury, the Wall-E Foam Rocket Launcher, and Curious Baby Curious George Counting - My First Book of Numbers.

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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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