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Warning: Stifling sneezes can be health hazard in rare cases

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Man who suppressed sneeze by pinching his nose suffers ruptured throat, swollen neck and lost voice in "exceedingly rare" case in the UK. More>>

Flu causing strain on short saline supplies at local hospitals Video included

A nationwide flu epidemic has hospitals scrambling to stock essential supplies people need to get healthy, which are already in short supply.

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Potential measles exposure at Chicago O'Hare International Airport

Passengers traveling at O'Hare Airport on January 10 may have been exposed to the measles, according to officials.

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Elevated lead levels in water discovered in two Poynette schools

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POYNETTE (WKOW) -- Two Poynette schools have elevated lead levels in their water, according to test results received Thursday by the school district.

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Report: Too many parents still put babies at risk for sudden death

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A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows too many parents put their babies at risk for sudden death.

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FDA warning: Keep kids away from certain cough medicines

It's cold and flu season, but the FDA wants you to keep your kids away from certain cough medicines. 

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What's Going Around: Cold & flu season taking a toll Video included

Cold and flu season continues to take its toll on u.s Much of the country is seeing widespread influenza, including Wisconsin.

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Flu activity widespread, continuing to increase in Wisconsin Video included

 Wisconsin is on track with the rest of the country when it comes to the flu.  

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Investors encourage Apple to fight gadget addiction in kids Video included

Two of Apple's top investors want the tech giant to do more to fight iPhone addiction in kids.

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What's Going Around: Influenza & Gastroenteritis Video included

A Madison doctor talks about the differences between the flu and gastroenteritis, both of which are going around right now.

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Romaine lettuce suspected in deadly E. coli outbreak Video included

Federal health officials suspect romaine lettuce and leafy greens caused a deadly E.coli outbreak.

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Madison ranked among most active cities according to Fitbit

Madison is one of the most active cities in the country, at least according to Fitbit. 

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What's going around: Croup

This week, doctors are saying they're seeing more cases of croup. 

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Doctor shortage could impact rural areas in Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Council on Medical Education & Workforce (WCMEW) released a report Tuesday that predicts by 2035, we could be 4,000 doctors short of what's really needed in the state.

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Flu on the rise in Iowa Video included

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The Center for Disease Control and Prevention has deemed the flu widespread in Iowa, so some area hospitals are limiting visitation. 

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