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Doyle Unveils Research Triangle for Gene Research

Posted: 10/10/2008 - Gov. Jim Doyle has unveiled an initiative he says will make Wisconsin a worldwide leader in personalized health care. Doyle on Friday announced the formation of the Wisconsin Medical Research Triangle, one that might rival a similar research park in North Carolina.

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Laird Research Center Dedication Friday

Updated: 10/09/2008 - Area researchers now have a brand new facility putting them one step closer to making some ground-breaking discoveries in the medical field.

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How to Read FDA’s Non-Ruling on Kids’ Cold Meds

Posted: 10/03/2008 - Now that the FDA is postponing its ruling on whether cold medicines are safe and effective for kids ages two to six, what’s a parent to do when their child gets a cough? A local pediatrician weighs in on the risks parents take when they give their kids cold medicines, as well as some safe solutions to stop the sniffles.

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It’s Time to Get Your Flu Shots Again

Posted: 10/03/2008 - The fall season may just be getting underway, but before you know it the flu season is going to be here. That’s why the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention are recommending people get their flu shots now.

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Former Drug User Shares Her Story of Struggling with Addiction

Updated: 09/20/2008 - Following a major drug bust in Northcentral Wisconsin, a former drug user shares her story to show why overcoming addiction is so difficult in an effort for others to understand why drugs are continuously a problem in our communities.

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Dane County Bans Smoking in Unincorporated Areas

Posted: 09/20/2008 - MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- The Dane County Board has voted to ban smoking in workplaces in the unincorporated parts of the county outside of villages and cities next summer.

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West Nile Threat Diminishing as Summer Comes to an End

Posted: 09/18/2008 - With the confirmation of yet another case of the West Nile virus in our area, you may think the problem’s growing in Wisconsin. But a local entomologist says our state has had fewer cases this year than in years past and we shouldn’t see many more cases this year.

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World Class Cancer Center Opens in Antigo

Updated: 09/08/2008 - The Gerald and Dorothy Volm Cancer Center is treating its' first patients Monday. The center offers chemotherapy, medical oncology, and radiation services, using the advanced Tomotherapy process, which reduces side effects.

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Wisconsin to Improve Mental Health Care at Prison

Posted: 09/06/2008 - MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Wisconsin officials say they will make wide-ranging improvements in mental health care for women held at the Taycheedah Correctional Institution.

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First Day of School For Students in Northcentral Wisconsin

Updated: 07/06/2009 - It's that time of year again. Summer is over, and it's time to get back into the classroom. Newschannel 7 followed students and families today at A.C. Kiefer Educational Center in Wausau, with children ranging in ages three to five years old.

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Cancer Survivor Returns Back to Work at UWMC

Updated: 08/29/2008 - Nolan "Whiz" Beck is Associate Campus Dean at UW Marathon County and is sharing his personal battle with cancer. Six months after invasive surgeries, he says he's ready to get back to his passion -- changing the lives of students.

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