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Weight Loss Program Offered Dec. 5 in Weston

Posted: 11/21/2013 - Ministry Medical Group in Weston will host “Weight Connections,” an educational and informative discussion on Weight Loss on Thursday, December 5.

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FDA Seeks Faster Warning Updates for Generic Drugs

Posted: 11/08/2013 - The Food and Drug Administration is seeking a rule change to allow generic drugmakers to quickly update their warning labels with new safety information for doctors and patients.

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Thirteen Percent of Pregnant Women in Wisconsin Smoke

Updated: 11/07/2013 - According to the State Department of Health Services, 13 percent of pregnant women in the state smoke. The state health department is hoping new programs will encourage them to quit and stay quit.

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FDA to Ban Artery-clogging Trans Fats

Updated: 11/08/2013 - The FDA is announcing Thursday that it will require the food industry to gradually phase out trans fats, saying they are a threat to people's health.

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Pharmaceutical Company to Pay $2.2 Billion To Settle Marketing Allegations

Posted: 11/04/2013 - Johnson & Johnson has agreed to pay over $2.2 billion to resolve criminal and civil allegations that the company promoted powerful psychiatric drugs for unapproved uses in children, seniors and disabled patients, the Department of Justice announced on Monday.

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More Study Urged on Concussions in Young Athletes

Posted: 10/31/2013 - Is peewee football too early to wonder about concussions? Maybe not: A major report says far too little is known about the risks in youth sports, especially for athletes who suit up before high school.

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Poll: Wis. Voters Disapprove of Health Care Law

Updated: 10/30/2013 - More Wisconsin residents say they disapprove of the new health care law than approve of it, but they strongly disagreed with shutting down the federal government in an attempt to weaken it.

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Kraft Recalls String Cheese that may Spoil Fast

Posted: 10/25/2013 - Kraft is voluntarily recalling some of its Kraft and Polly-O string cheese because it may spoil and change color before the expiration date on the packages.

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Milwaukee Teen Birth Rate Drops 50% in 7 years

Posted: 10/24/2013 - Milwaukee officials say the city's teen birthrate has been cut in half in the past seven years thanks to aggressive teen pregnancy prevention efforts.

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Trick or Treat: How to Stay Healthy This Halloween

Updated: 10/24/2013 - Trick-or-treat is just days away. While many kids are hoping to score the treat, parents are worried all the added sugar will play a trick on their kid's balanced diets.

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Wisconsin Poll: 54 Percent Favor Health Care Reform Law

Posted: 10/23/2013 - A new poll says more than half of Wisconsinites support the new health care reform law, and two in three uninsured respondents said they planned to buy individual insurance through the government's online health exchange.

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Bacteria Found in Breast Milk Sold on Internet

Posted: 10/21/2013 - Doctors are sending a warning to new mothers who feed their babies with breast milk purchased online. A new study says testing shows the breast milk can contain potentially dangerous bacteria including salmonella.

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Milwaukee Company Expands Chicken, Ham Recall

Posted: 10/18/2013 - A Milwaukee food company that already recalled more than 9 tons of products including chicken salad and ham salad is expanding its recall to include other chicken and ham products.

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