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Hooked: Part 2- Overcoming Heroin Addiction

Updated: 05/16/2013 - It's a speech we all got growing up and we'll give it to our kids. Don't do drugs. But the number of our kids getting involved in the growing drug culture here in Central Wisconsin appears to be growing. With the increased availability of heroin, it's becoming a very popular choice among our youth.

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Stem Cells Recovered From Cloned Human Embryos

Posted: 05/15/2013 - Scientists have recovered stem cells from cloned human embryos, a longstanding goal that could lead to new treatments for such illnesses as Parkinson's disease and diabetes.

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Hospitals could Lose $500M in Federal Funds

Posted: 05/14/2013 - Hospitals nationwide could lose half a billion dollars in federal funding meant to offset the cost of covering the uninsured next year.

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Study Questions if Bed Rest Prevents Prematurity

Posted: 05/14/2013 - Some specialists reacting to the latest study on bed rest for troubled pregnancies are calling on doctors to refrain from assuming that taking it easy can't hurt a pregnant woman.

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Wrigley Takes new Caffeinated Gum off Market

Posted: 05/09/2013 - A Food and Drug Administration investigation into the safety of caffeine-added foods has prompted Wrigley to take its new caffeinated gum off the market for the time being.

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Health Centers get $150 Million to Help Uninsured

Posted: 05/09/2013 - The Obama administration says community health centers around the country will get a $150 million injection to help tens of millions of uninsured Americans sign up for health insurance coverage under the new health care law.

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Taking Diabetes to Heart

Updated: 05/09/2013 - Celebrity chef Art Smith shows us how type 2 diabetes has changed his life and how you can make healthier choices.

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WI Assembly Passes Informed Consent Bill

Updated: 05/08/2013 - Doctors would not be required to give patients as much information about alternative treatments available to them under a bill passed by the state Assembly.

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Assembly Passes Informed Consent Bill

Posted: 05/08/2013 - Doctors would not be required to give patients as much information about alternative treatments available to them under a bill passed by the state Assembly.

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Wrigley Halts Caffeinated Gum

Posted: 05/08/2013 - Wrigley says it is taking a new caffeinated gum off the market temporarily as the Food and Drug Administration investigates the safety of added caffeine.

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Gene Test May Help Guide Prostate Cancer Treatment

Posted: 05/08/2013 - A new genetic test goes on sale Wednesday that gauges the aggressiveness of prostate cancer. That may help tens of thousands of men each year decide whether they need to treat their cancer right away or can safely monitor it.

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Marathon Co. "Pushback Against Drug Abuse"

Updated: 05/07/2013 - Heroin use is on the rise in Marathon County and now law enforcement is asking for the community's help in combating the problem. Tuesday, the Marathon County Alcohol and Other Drugs Partnership, or AOD, announced a new campaign to "Pushback" on drugs, such as heroin, in our community

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FDA Wants Cancer Warnings for Tanning Beds

Posted: 05/06/2013 - Indoor tanning beds would carry new warnings about the risk of cancer and be subject to additional regulations, under a proposal unveiled by the Food and Drug Administration.

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Your Health: Functional Exercises

Updated: 05/06/2013 - It's Monday and time to focus on your health. We hit the gym to learn two exercises that are sure to give you quite the workout.

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Wis. GOP Senator Seeks Delay in Medicaid Shift

Posted: 04/29/2013 - A Republican state senator says the state should slow down Gov. Scott Walker's plans to shift thousands of patients from state coverage into the federal health care program, citing concerns about delays in setting the program up.

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