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Disturbing Spike in Teen Vaping

There has been a big spike in teen vaping.  Read more

46 Years After Roe V. Wade, 'TRAP Laws' Make Abortion Hard To Access

46 Years After Roe V. Wade, 'TRAP Laws' Make Abortion Hard To Access

New House Democrats’ Focus On Abortion Rights Could Stymie Work With Senate

Members of the new Democratic majority in the House are vowing to reverse restrictions that Republicans have imposed on abortions. But the efforts could lead to titanic fights that imperil other legislation. Read more

Emily's Closet returns to Beaver Dam High School

TERRI PEDERSON tpederson@wiscnews.com

Emily’s Closet returns to Beaver Dam High School this year with new incentives for those wanting to… Read more


Must-Reads Of The Week From Brianna Labuskes

Newsletter editor Brianna Labuskes wades through hundreds of health articles from the week so you don’t have to. Read more

3 ways Trump could disrupt health care for the better

From trade and foreign policy to immigration, Donald Trump has consistently tried to shake up the status quo. Here are three ways Republicans and Democrats can come together to disrupt the health sector to reduce costs and improve efficiency. Read more

Dr. Zorba Paster: Checkout lines can be test of willpower

When you check out at the grocery, do you look at the sweets like I do? I find myself wondering if I’m going to buy a Hershey’s bar — I love the ones with almonds — or some other sweet. Then I read the label and realize these are 210 calories that I don’t need. Read more


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6 ways to stay healthy this winter

Take a look at these six ways to stay healthy this winter and you might manage to avoid seasonal viruses. If you do come down with somethin… Read more

America's most-searched-for phobias of 2018

From a fear heights and spiders to a fear of being alone, here are the top phobias in each state. Read more

The five most addictive substances in the world

Chances are, you've tried at least two of these addictive substances. Here's how they affect your brain. Read more

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Mayo Clinic Q&A: Hearing evaluation recommended when external sounds don't go away

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What causes tinnitus, and is there anything that can be done to get rid of it? ANSWER: Tinnitus-- the sensation of hearing a sound when no external sound is present-- often is described as a ringing, buzzing, roaring, clicking, humming, pulsing, or hissing sound, or any combination of these sounds. Read more

The Medicine Cabinet: Ask the Harvard Experts: My antidepressant helps but leaves me flat and unemotional

Q: I take Prozac for depression. It has definitely helped, but it makes me feel flat, less emotionally responsive. A: Similar to you, the majority of people take one of the most commonly prescribed antidepressants called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors such as fluoxetine to treat depression. Read more

Power powders

Among muscle men, protein powders have been held in high regard for several decades. But now, protein powders are being marketed to more than bodybuilders and frat boys turning it into a multi-billion dollar industry. The products are popular for a wide variety of reasons: Many users like that they are a... Read more