The Food and Drug Administration is requiring makers of Ambien and similar sleeping pills to lower the dosage of their drugs, based on studies suggesting patients face a higher risk of injury due to morning drowsiness.
Neillsville Superintendent John Gaier say 246 students are absent from school today. In an interview with WEAU-TV, he says not everyone may have the flu, rather parents are doing their part to make sure their children don't get sick by just keeping them home today.
It's the number one cause of lung cancer among non-smokers. What's even worse is that you may not even know you're being exposed. One in fifteen homes contain elevated levels of radon gas. That number is higher here in Central Wisconsin, making it even more important to test your homes.
It’s that time of year when so many of us say were going to do it, then it seems like just a few actually follow through. The New Year's resolution of working out, and getting fit for the upcoming year.
Parents, it's time to come clean. You're kids have been out of school for almost a week now and you're probably beginning to feel a little frazzled. Luckily other area parents and some local organizations have some suggestions for how you can keep your kids busy this Christmas break.
The whooping cough hit Wisconsin residents hard this year. According to the Wisconsin Division of Public Health, there were nearly 5,700 confirmed and probable cases as of Dec. 14. During 2011, nearly 1,200 cases were reported.
After admitting to working as a $600 an hour escort in Las Vegas, Suzy Favor Hamilton is speaking out about her life as an escort and her battle with depression. By doing so, she's shining a spotlight on something nearly 17.5 million Americans are struggling with.
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