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Does most of your paycheck go to rent? That may be hurting your health

Eleven percent of Americans spend more than half of their paycheck on housing. These households rate their health as lower and are less likely to have access to enough nutritious food. Read more

Costly Confusion: Medicare’s Wellness Visit Isn’t The Same As An Annual Physical

Medicare doesn’t pay for an annual physical, but it does cover an annual wellness visit focused on preventing disease and disability by coming up with a “personalized prevention plan” for future medical issues. It is important to use the correct term when scheduling a doctor’s visit. Read more

Does most of your paycheck go to rent? That may be hurting your health

Eleven percent of Americans spend more than half of their paycheck on housing. These households rate their health as lower and are less likely to have access to enough nutritious food. Read more

Teens Are More Anxious Than Ever: The Physical Toll On Their Brains

Sauk County celebrates 175th anniversary

TIM DAMOS tdamos@wiscnews.com

With a uniquely shaped cake and several speakers Tuesday evening, officials celebrated the 175th an… Read more

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Reedsburg doc uses 3D knee printouts

REEDSBURG — Dr. Christopher Dale has joined Reedsburg Area Medical Center’s orthopedic team. Read more

Make sleep a priority

PORTAGE — Trying to fit in all of our obligations often comes at the expense of sleep but it simply needs to be a priority. Sleep restores … Read more

Why taking a nap isn't just for preschoolers anymore

Napping — as a kid you hated it, but as an adult you sometimes long for it. Now, research says you should do it. Read more

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The top 10 cities where people rarely go to the doctor

Routine doctor’s visits should be a key component of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Instead, trends in the data suggest the opposite. Read more

The 10 safest cities in the United States

Based on the analysis, five of the top 10 safest cities in the U.S. are located in one state. Read more

The healthiest cities in the United States for families

Location can make all the difference when it comes to living a healthy lifestyle. Read more

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Many patients get chronic headache relief from functional nasal surgery

Courtesy of University of Wisconsin School of Medicine. A review of 39 studies by researchers at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health shows functional nasal surgery can reduce or eliminate chronic headaches in some patients. Functional nasal surgery is used to relieve... Read more

Living with cancer: Some men with prostate cancer opt out of surgery

Courtesy of Cedars-Sinai Los Angeles. Dale White was diagnosed with prostate cancer six years ago. His doctor told him that surviving prostate cancer depended on one treatment option: surgery. Read more

Not on Medicare yet? Beware new twist to drug co-pays

If you are not yet on Medicare and use a drug manufacturer's discount coupon or co-pay assistance card to save money on medicine, check your health plan before you fill your next prescription. Otherwise, you could be in for an unpleasant surprise at the pharmacy counter. You might be subject to a co-pay... Read more