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'Cannibal sandwiches' sicken Wisconsin residents

Updated: 12/05/2013 - Health officials are warning Wisconsin residents about a holiday tradition that involves eating raw meat after more than a dozen people became ill last year.

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Co-worker gives the gift of a lifetime

Updated: 11/27/2013 - It's a gift that will last a lifetime, a selfless donation made to a co-worker. The gift is giving one Madison man a big reason to be thankful this holiday season.

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Supreme Court will take up new health law dispute

Posted: 11/26/2013 - The Supreme Court has agreed to referee another dispute over President Barack Obama's health care law, whether businesses can use religious objections to escape a requirement to cover birth control for employees.

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Marshfield residents donate DNA

Posted: 11/26/2013 - Wisconsin residents are storing DNA samples for future medical and other testing, taking advantage of a Marshfield company's DNA Banking Day services.

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Thanksgiving can be tough with celiac disease

Posted: 11/25/2013 - Thanksgiving can be one of the toughest holidays for people with celiac disease, an autoimmune disease marked by sensitivity to gluten, a protein in wheat, barley and rye.

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Wis. cancer center tailors recipes to patients

Posted: 11/22/2013 - A La Crosse cancer center is among six nationwide working to provide more tempting food and recipes to patients often nauseated and exhausted due to treatment.

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US survey: More than 1 in 10 kids has ADHD

Posted: 11/22/2013 - Health officials say the number of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder continues to rise. The latest survey says more than 1 in 10 children has been diagnosed with it.

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Flu season starts earlier than usual in Wisconsin

Posted: 11/21/2013 - State and local health officials say the flu season is starting earlier than usual in Wisconsin. Fifteen people have been hospitalized so far across the state. About half are in Milwaukee County. Twenty-five flu cases have been confirmed statewide.

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UPDATE: Sebelius calls on Walker to accept federal funds

Updated: 11/15/2013 - UPDATE: Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius says she hopes Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker will change his mind and agree to accept $10 billion in federal funds to help expand Medicaid.

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Wis. OCI: Insurance cancellations not problem

Posted: 11/14/2013 - Wisconsin officials say they don't anticipate President Barack Obama's announcement that insurance companies can renew canceled health care coverage will have much effect here.

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UPDATE: Officials: Healthcare.gov making strides

Updated: 12/01/2013 - UPDATE: The government claims more than 50,000 people can log on to its troubled health care website and more than 800,000 people will be able to shop for insurance coverage each day.

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Mayors in Ga., Wis., Pa., urge Medicaid expansion

Posted: 11/13/2013 - The mayors of Atlanta, Milwaukee and Philadelphia are pushing for their states to expand Medicaid so federally funded health insurance is available to hundreds of thousands of working poor who could lose coverage Jan. 1.

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Some Wis. utility customers reject wireless meters

Posted: 11/13/2013 - About two dozen customers are rejecting wireless meter technology being installed by a Wisconsin utility company, citing concerns about the electromagnetic frequency and privacy.

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Baldwin asks Walker to delay BadgerCare deadline

Posted: 11/12/2013 - Democratic U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin is asking Republican Gov. Scott Walker to delay the health insurance enrollment deadline for Medicaid recipients who are losing their BadgerCare coverage in January.

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Sheboygan district loosens its lice policies

Updated: 11/12/2013 - Schools throughout Sheboygan County are loosening their lice policies, allowing students with the scalp-infesting insects to remain in the classroom rather than miss school time.

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UPDATE: Enrollment forms mailed to those losing Medicaid

Posted: 11/11/2013 - UPDATE: The state is mailing paper health insurance applications to an estimated 77,000 people slated to lose Medicaid coverage in January but are having trouble accessing the federal online marketplace.

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Wis. health care advocates question Walker

Posted: 11/08/2013 - Wisconsin health care advocates want Gov. Scott Walker to say what will happen with 77,000 adults being shifted off Medicaid if they are not able to get coverage through the new health insurance exchange.

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UPDATED: The FDA moves to ban trans fats

Updated: 11/07/2013 - The FDA announced Thursday it will require the food industry to gradually phase out artificial trans fats, saying they are a threat to people's health.

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