WASHINGTON (AP) - Those "Nutrition Facts" labels on nearly every food package in grocery stores are getting a new look. Calories would be in larger, bolder type, and consumers would know whether foods have added sugars under label changes proposed by the Obama administration Thursday. Serving sizes would be updated to make them more realistic. A serving of ice cream, for example, would double to a full cup, closer to what people actually eat. The proposed overhaul comes as nutritionists' view... More>>
WASHINGTON (WKOW) -- New rules proposed by First Lady Michelle Obama would pull ads for unhealthy food and drinks from schools, and encourage more healthy eating. More>>
MADISON (WKOW) -- Winter in Wisconsin can be harsh on your skin, and this one has been especially tough. But, there are steps you can take to help sooth your itchy and dry skin. More>>
The Wisconsin Office of the Commissioner of Insurance is reminding everyone there are two Affordable Care Act (ACA) deadlines coming in the next several weeks. More>>
Starting in April, the Wisconsin Hospital Association will post data that will show expecting parents whether the hospital where they plan to have their baby promptly sends newborn screening samples to the lab for testing. More>>
WASHINGTON, D. C. (WKOW) -- The Obama Administration will allow health insurance polices that don't meet the minimum coverage requirements of the Affordable Care Act to be renewed until October 1, 2016. More>>
A researcher for the Wisconsin Alzheimer's Disease Research Center will study the effects of aerobic exercise for Alzheimer's disease prevention. More>>
Older fathers may face higher risks than previously thought for having children with psychiatric problems.
The 13 people from Trempealeau County who were sent to a hospital suffering from carbon monoxide poisoning are recovering. All 13, including five children, were in a house in Arcadia.
A new study shows store clerks in Dane County are getting better at not selling tobacco to minors.
The government's largest study of Hispanics' health aims to answer why they live longer than other Americans, but the first results suggest that trend might be in jeopardy, especially among certain groups.
A steady crowd of volunteers at the Madison Red Cross Thursday was a welcome sight after several blood drives were canceled during the bitterly cold weather we had last week. More>>
Wisconsin state health officials are offering tips to help retailers avoid selling tobacco products to minors. More>>
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