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UDPATE: MDA Telethon raises millions for medical research, patient support Video included

The nation took time to support the Muscular Dystrophy Association Sunday night for the annual MDA Show of Strength Telethon. More>>

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Nail polish could help save women from sex assault

A new shade of nail polish could help stop sex assaults. More>>

Study: Depression in teens can be treated in primary care setting Video included

SEATTLE, WA (WKOW) -- For some teens, the back to school blues will be setting in soon, and those suffering from depression may have problems engaging in treatment. More>>

American Heart Association: Time to regulate e-cigarettes Video included

WASHINGTON (WKOW) -- The American Heart Association says it's time to put some rules in place regarding electronic cigarettes. More>>

Officials remind everyone about the dangers of leaving kids and pets in cars

MADISON (WKOW) -- With some of the warmest weather expected this weekend, local health officials remind everyone about the dangers of leaving kids and pets in cars. More>>

First human case of West Nile Virus confirmed in Wisconsin

State health officials are reporting the first human case of West Nile Virus this year.The State Department of Health Services says the the resident is from Ashland County in northern Wisconsin. More>>

Kids still not eating enough fruits and veggies Video included

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WKOW) -- While kids are eating more fruit, they're still not eating enough. More>>

'Sexting' linked to sex in middle school Video included

Middle school students who send a lot of text messages may be more likely to be sexually active. More>>

Walk to End Alzheimer’s gears up for September walk Video included

MADISON (WKOW) – Event organizers are starting to prepare for the 2014 Walk to End Alzheimer’s. The Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the nation’s largest event to raise awareness and funds to fight Alzheimer’s disease. The two mile walk starts at 10am Sunday, September 21 at Monona Terrace. The Kick-Off Party and walk will take place September 21 at the Monona Terrace. Registration begins at 8:30am and the walk starts at 10:00am. All funds raised through Walk to End Alzheimer's further the care,... More>>

Madison farmers market incentive program grows in 2nd year Video included

Farmers' markets are popping up in neighborhoods across the city, but not every family is able to enjoy what local farmers have to offer. That's where the MadMarket Double Dollars Program comes in. .. More>>

Wisconsin releases new Medicaid enrollment numbers

Newly released figures by Gov. Scott Walker's administration show that more than 60 percent of the people who lost state Medicaid coverage earlier this year did not purchase private insurance through the online marketplace. More>>

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