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Advanced Emergency Care: Rock County EMS react to new state statute Video included

EVANSVILLE (WKOW) -- Rural ambulance companies under a new state law can administer advanced care without waiting around for other qualified personnel to get to the scene.   "It's a big step forward for the state," Evansville EMS Chief Jamie Kessenich said.  The first responder also serves as a Lieutenant for Janesville Fire.  She has the advanced skills necessary to save lives, but until Act 97, her hands were tied.  She could only p... More>>

Cuba City family warns of buying bath bombs after scare Video included

Mom Molly LaRue still can't believe her girls were hurt by something they use all the time.


Madison Water Utility determining how salt ends up in Well 14 Video included

Madison Water Utility officials think they may know what's hurting water quality in a local neighborhood. 


Thursday is the last day for Medicare fall open enrollment; avoid making a mistake Video included

Medicare fall open enrollment began in mid-October, so you may have taken care of this already.  If not, Thursday, December 7 is the final day you can add or change your Part C, Advantage Plan, or Part D, prescription drug coverage.   


STUDY: Eating cheese could reduce risk of stroke, heart disease Video included

A new study published in the European Journal of Nutrition said that eating a small amount of cheese every day could limit your risk of stroke and heart disease.  


Local group helps people sign up for 2018 Healthcare Open Enrollment Video included

Covering Wisconsin is a Madison-based organization that is ready to assist people who need to sign up before the December 15, 2017 healthcare open enrollment deadline.


What's Going Around: Hearing problems from hunting Video included

Dr. Naomi Lever is an audiologist with UnityPoint Health-Meriter's Monona Clinic and she has seen a lot of hunters come in recently with hearing problems. 


Wisconsin high school cracks down on e-cigs while doctors worry about vaping dangers Video included

Parents at one Wisconsin school are being warned about the dangers of students vaping or using electronic cigarettes. 


What's going around: Croup Video included

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


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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