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Gundersen Health System has a new app: Healthy food choices

 It is possible to eat out and make smart and healthy choices at all types of restaurants, if you are aware of your options.Gundersen Health System “has an app for that.” More>>

UW-La Crosse offers health tips for college students Video included

With college students set to return to campus over the next couple of weeks, La Crosse health officials have some reminders for those students. More>>

First human case of West Nile Virus confirmed in Wisconsin Video included

ASHLAND COUNTY (WKOW) -- State health officials are reporting the first human case of West Nile Virus this year. More>>

Climate change could mean more ticks, mosquitoes

Along with weather extremes including floods and drought, experts say a warmer Iowa climate also could boost the population of ticks, mosquitoes and fire ants and make poison ivy more potent. More>>

UW-Madison researcher studying Ebola strain

A University of Wisconsin-Madison scientist is studying a noninfectious strain of the Ebola virus. More>>

USDA: Cost to raise child up slightly to $245,340

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A message for new parents: get ready for sticker shock. More>>

Iowa woman calls for lift of FDA donation ban

An Iowa mom is speaking out against the Food and Drug Administration's ban on donations of some tissue from gay men after her son died and some of his organs were rejected. More>>

Deadline to clear up health law eligibility near

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The clock is ticking for hundreds of thousands of people who have unresolved issues affecting their coverage under the new health care law. More>>

Dubuque teachers to monitor students' heart rates

Dubuque teachers will be able to monitor students' heart rates through a web-based program while they exercise at school. More>>

NewLink Genetics: Ready to test Ebola vaccine

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By TOM MURPHY AP Business Writer An Iowa drug developer is preparing to test a possible Ebola vaccine in humans, as scientists race to develop ways to prevent or fight a virus that has killed more than... More>>

FDA approves local company's non-invasive test for colon cancer Video included

A new alternative for one of the most dreaded medical procedures is about to hit the market. Cologuard is the first ever non-invasive colorectal cancer test that can be taken under the privacy of your own home. More>>

FDA approves lung preservation machine

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Federal health regulators have approved a novel device that can preserve donated lungs outside the body for possible transplantation into critically ill patients. More>>

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