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Obama: 8 million signed up for health care

 President Barack Obama says 8 million people have signed up for health care through new insurance exchanges.
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UPDATE: Mumps cases reported at UW-Madison Video included

Cases of mumps are increasing on the UW-Madison campus. More>>

Oral Cancer Awareness Month Video included

MADISON (WKOW) -- It's Oral Cancer Awareness Month.... so cancer centers and dental offices across the country are educating people about the importance of screenings. More>>

Foster Farms salmonella outbreak continuing

Federal health officials say a salmonella outbreak linked to Foster Farms chicken isn't over and has now infected 524 people in 25 states and Puerto Rico.
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UPDATE: Wisconsin woman charged with practicing dentistry illegally makes initial court appearance

A Waukesha woman is charged with child abuse and practicing dentistry without a license in her living room. More>>

Pfizer reports promising results for cancer drug

An experimental drug has shown encouraging results in treating advanced breast cancer in an early clinical trial, pharmaceutical giant Pfizer reported Sunday. More>>

Gov. Walker signs oral chemo drugs bill

Gov. Scott Walker signed a bill into law that is designed to lower the cost of oral chemotherapy drugs. More>>

Enrollment deadlines approaching for health insurance

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>>

Red Cross seeks more donors after winter weather cancels blood drives

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>>

State offers tips to avoid tobacco sales to minors

Wisconsin state health officials are offering tips to help retailers avoid selling tobacco products to minors. More>>

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