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Committee Approves Mental Health Bills

Posted: 01/08/2014 - The Legislature's budget committee has passed seven bipartisan proposals designed to improve mental health services in Wisconsin.

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FDA Approves Diabetes Drug with New Approach

Posted: 01/08/2014 - The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new diabetes drug from Bristol-Myers Squibb and AstraZeneca that uses a novel approach to reduce blood sugar.

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Juice Cleanses Are Popular New Year Health Trend

Updated: 01/02/2014 - There are several health food trends that are gaining in popularity, including cleanses - where you eat certain foods (typically juice) and herbs in an attempt to detoxify your body.

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Obamacare Coverage Begins

Posted: 01/01/2014 - After years of anticipation, coverage on the new Obamacare marketplaces -- the centerpiece of the sweeping health care law that was passed in 2010 -- finally begins on Wednesday.

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Health Care Law Worries some Businesses

Posted: 12/23/2013 - Some Wisconsin business owners say companies are putting off decisions to hire or expand because they're not sure how the new health care law will play out.

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500K with Canceled Health Plans Lack Coverage

Posted: 12/20/2013 - The Obama administration says less than a half million people whose health insurance has been canceled in recent months have not signed up for other coverage.

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Drug blocks HIV in Lab Study, Human Tests Planned

Posted: 12/19/2013 - Can an experimental drug that was developed to treat epilepsy block the AIDS virus? A preliminary lab study suggests it's possible, and researchers are eager to try it in people.

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Higher Blood Pressure Threshold OK in Older Adults

Posted: 12/18/2013 - New guidelines are out that say many older adults with high blood pressure can be treated less aggressively. That could mean taking fewer pills to get high blood pressure under control.

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Electronic Cigarette Shop Opens in Stevens Point

Updated: 12/13/2013 - We see adds for it everyday, products to help people quit smoking. Now, one local teen is taking the anti-smoking campaign to a new level starting a new business dedicated to helping people quit. But he's doing it in a way you might not expect. .

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Chronic Pain Sufferers Find Relief in Technology Exclusive to Central WI

Updated: 12/12/2013 - It's been a long six weeks for Packer fans watching Aaron Rodgers on the sidelines after breaking his collar bone during a game in week 9 against the Chicago Bears. With his return still questionable in this week's game against the Cowboys, many fans are wondering what if there was a way to heal injuries like the QB's sooner. Well there is and it's technology only available in Your Town Greater Wausau.

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FDA Targets Antibiotics in Meat

Posted: 12/11/2013 - The Food and Drug Administration is taking new action to help phase out the use of antibiotics in meat.

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FDA Warns of Problems with Philips Heart Devices

Posted: 12/03/2013 - Federal health regulators are warning the public not to use certain defibrillators recalled by Philips Healthcare because the heart-shocking devices may fail to operate in emergency situations.

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