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Recent Research Links Grilled Meat to Pancreatic Cancer

Updated: 05/25/2009 - Memorial Weekend is traditionally the start of the summer grilling season, but you may want to set aside the charcoal, after recent research linked grilled meat to pancreatic cancer.

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Tips for Staying Healthy During Memorial Day Weekend

Updated: 05/22/2009 - The unofficial start to the summer season begins within hours for many families, and that might also mean relatives will soon be gathering for family reunions, but don't let unhealthy relationships spoil the fun.

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Search is on for Mother and Son in Minnesota Chemo Case

Updated: 05/20/2009 - NEW ULM, Minn. (AP) -- A sheriff's dispatcher says there's still no sign of a Minnesota woman and her son, who fled rather than allowing the son to get the chemotherapy that doctors say could save his life.

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Lodi Schools Closes Due to Swine Flu

Updated: 05/19/2009 - LODI, Wis. (AP) -- The Lodi School District closed its four schools Tuesday and planned to keep two of them shut down for a week because seven students have confirmed cases of swine flu.

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Tips on Reading Beyond Food Labels

Updated: 05/18/2009 - When grocery shopping, most of us try to make smart, healthy choices. But what if claims such as 'low fat' and 'all-natural' aren't really what you think?

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Nearly a Thousand Bikers Ride for the MDA

Updated: 05/16/2009 - Despite Saturday’s wind and cold temperatures, nearly a thousand motorcyclists came out to ride in support of the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

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Biking Good for Your Health

Updated: 05/12/2009 - It’s the first year Wausau’s participating in Bike to Work Week, and they are hoping the campaign will encourage people to get fit.

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$2 Trillion Offered in Health Savings

Updated: 05/11/2009 - WASHINGTON (AP) -- Top representatives of the health care industry plan to offer $2 trillion in cost reductions over 10 years in a bid to help pass President Barack Obama's health overhaul.

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Statewide Smoking Ban Likely, Not Everyone on Board

Updated: 05/08/2009 - Some employees may no longer suffer from second-hand smoke if the state legislature moves ahead with plans of a statewide smoking ban. The measure is likely to pass and be signed by Governor Jim Doyle. Health advocates rejoice, while some bar owners frown.

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Health Check 7: Skin Cancer Most Common Type

Updated: 05/07/2009 - This time of year area residents understandably want to get outside and spend time in the sun. But if that's the case, you should apply sunscreen with an SPF of 15 every two hours.

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Schools Won't Close Because of Swine Flu Anymore

Updated: 05/05/2009 - Schools will not close because of probable or confirmed cases of H1N1 influenza, or swine flu, anymore. U.S. health officials are no longer recommending the closures, since the flu is turning out to be as mild as seasonal flu.

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