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Central Wisconsin Residents Speak Up on Health Care

Updated: 08/16/2009 - As President Obama continues to push nationwide health care reform, Americans are speaking up. Though central Wisconsin hasn't been home to a wild town hall meeting on health care reform just yet, residents here are looking for answers.

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Swine-Flu Policy Hopes to Prevent School Closures

Updated: 08/17/2009 - MILWAUKEE (AP) — Wisconsin educators are finalizing policies they hope will let them keep schools open even if a number of students show symptoms of swine flu.

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Breast Feeding May Lower Breast Cancer Risk

Posted: 08/12/2009 - Women who breast feed their babies even for short periods of time may lower their risk of developing premenopausal breast cancer if they have a family history of the disease.

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Tips for Helping your Child Choose Healthy School Lunches

Posted: 07/31/2009 - Buying lunch at school may be the first time kids get to call the shots on which foods they'll eat. Luckily, school lunches have improved over the years, both in taste and nutrition, with many serving healthier dishes, such as grilled chicken sandwiches and salads.

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Is Bottled Water Safer than Tap?

Updated: 07/17/2009 - Before you grab a bottle of water to quench your thirst, you should know a recent government report shows the bottled water industry is not as regulated as it probably should be.

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Camera Pill Still Not As Affective As Colonoscopy

Updated: 07/16/2009 - A minimally invasive cancer-screening technique known as capsule endoscopy, also known as the "camera pill" appears to be less effective than standard colonoscopy at identifying precancerous polyps and cancer, new research from Belgium suggests.

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Menstrual Periods Clues To Ovarian Cancer Survival

Updated: 07/16/2009 - Having a higher number of lifetime ovulatory cycles and starting your period at a younger age may increase your risk of death from ovarian cancer, according to new research.

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Migraine Sufferers Have Reduced Risk Of Breast Cancer

Posted: 07/16/2009 - A study finds there may one plus to having migraine headaches: a reduced risk of breast cancer. Researchers in Seattle studied more than 9,000 people and found that those with a history of migraines were 26 percent less likely to develop breast cancer.

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