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Bye-bye, blow dryer: Wet styling is the way to go

This method is especially popular among women with naturally curly or kinky hair. But really, all hair types can do it, from wavy to straight. Read more

New York Gov. Cuomo To Ban Flavored E-Cigarettes

BLUE ZONES: Phase Two

Trina Justman Reichert Community Health Advocate Read more

Bye-bye, blow dryer: Wet styling is the way to go

This method is especially popular among women with naturally curly or kinky hair. But really, all hair types can do it, from wavy to straight. Read more

IN DEPTH: Taxis offer needed services in region, but remain a challenge to operate

CHRIS HIGGINS chiggins@wiscnews.com

Michelle Roth Baade lost the job. Read more

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Dr. Zorba Paster: Planning can help avoid serious falls

About this time of year, I think of falls. Not fall, the season, but falls. Read more

KHN’s ‘What The Health?’: Despite Booming Economy, Uninsured Rate Ticks Up

Nearly 2 million more Americans were uninsured in 2018 than in the previous year, according to the Census Bureau’s annual report. Plus, the Trump administration announced plans to ban flavored vape liquids, and Congress is back and working to address high prescription drug prices and “surprise” medical bills. This week, Joanne Kenen of Politico, Tami Luhby of CNN and Rebecca Adams of CQ Roll Call join KHN’s Julie Rovner to discuss these issues and more. Read more

Legislation To End Surprise Medical Bills Has High Public Support — In Both Parties

Almost 80% of Americans support efforts in Congress to protect patients from bills that come from doctors or hospitals that were outside their insurance network. Read more

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Want to live longer? Be an optimist, study says

Monty Python aside, focusing on the upside of life could easily be the theme song for a new study focusing on a key component of longevity:… Read more

Acne doesn't just go away when you enter adulthood. Here are some tips for dealing with it

Your teen routine isn't gonna cut it anymore. Here are some tips from skin care specialists on how you can deal with adult acne. Read more

25 most commonly used recreational drugs in America

Legal drugs have the highest recreational use, but Americans partake in plenty of illegal substances as well. Here's a breakdown. Read more

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Vegetarians and protein

Am I getting enough protein if I follow a vegetarian or vegan diet? Read more

The Medicine Cabinet: Ask the Harvard Experts: How important is breast density when reported on a mammogram?

Q: I get mammograms about once every 18 months. Fortunately, they have always been normal. Perhaps you moved to a different state or your state changed their mammogram reporting requirements ahead of the FDA's ruling. Read more

Mayo Clinic Q&A: Cat scratches, bites can lead to infection

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My cat scratched me while I was trimming his claws, and the wound later became infected. Are cat scratches a special concern? ANSWER: A bite or scratch from a cat carries particular risks, and infection is common. Read more