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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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Study ties Chemical, BPA to Possible Miscarriage Risk

Posted: 10/14/2013 - New research suggests that high levels of BPA, a chemical in many plastics and canned food linings, might raise the risk of miscarriage in women prone to that problem or having trouble getting pregnant.

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Consumers Warned of Misleading Insurance Websites

Posted: 10/14/2013 - Insurance regulators and an industry trade group warn that this month's rollout of the health insurance marketplaces created by federal law opened the door for bad actors at the same time that it gives brokers and agents a business opportunity.

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Students Get Fresh, Local Foods on Lunch Menu

Updated: 10/02/2013 - As part of the National School Lunch Program, 80 percent of schools are now serving much healthier meals, and in one district students are also getting a taste of local flavor.

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Key Date for New Health Exchange is Dec. 15th

Posted: 09/29/2013 - The new online exchange where people can buy health insurance opens Tuesday. But advocates for those in Wisconsin who will be shopping for coverage say Dec. 15, not Oct. 1, is the date that concerns them the most.

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