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40 cheeseburgers that have fewer calories than a Cheesecake Factory Caesar salad

This list may make you think twice about ordering a Caesar salad the next time you go out. Read more



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Boy with terminal cancer gets early Christmas

Two-year-old Brody Allen from Ohio suffers from an inoperable form of brain cancer, so family and friends decided to celebrate the holiday … Read more

Many Foster Kids Get Psychiatric Meds Without Proper Plan, Follow-Up

40 cheeseburgers that have fewer calories than a Cheesecake Factory Caesar salad

This list may make you think twice about ordering a Caesar salad the next time you go out. Read more

ATS&R official: 'Local contractors' will be sought for Chippewa Falls referendum projects

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The architectural firm designing a new Stillson Elementary and additions to Chippewa Falls Senior H… Read more

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Must-Reads Of The Week From Brianna Labuskes

Newsletter editor Brianna Labuskes wades through hundreds of health articles from the week so you don’t have to. Read more

Dr. Zorba Paster: Readers react to recent columns

Dear Doc: My daughter-in-law from Seattle doesn’t want my grandchild to get immunized. She’s read that autism comes from shots. I know she’s wrong. What should I do? — J.Z. from Minneapolis Read more

The small Spanish town using art to tackle mental health stigmas

The picturesque town of Sant Boi in Spain, 20 kilometers from Barcelona, is surrounded by the beautiful mountains of the Parque forestal del Montbaig nature reserve. Read more

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6 things to know about wildfire smoke and health concerns

Wildfires have burned millions of acres across the United States, leading many to raise questions about health risks associated with the bl… Read more

ER or urgent care clinic? Here’s where experts recommend you take an injured child

Summer is fading like so many bathing suits on a clothing line, but for kids, this time of year is not only when school break doldrums set … Read more

Bringing Finland to America: Lessons from the happiest place on Earth

Finland, which topped the United Nations report this year as the happiest country on the planet, is a land filled with saunas, forests and … Read more

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Can smartphone apps become a front line treatment for smoking cessation?

Courtesy of the Oklahoma Tobacco Researcher Center. Michael Businelle, Ph.D., researcher at the Oklahoma Tobacco Research Center, part of the Stephenson Cancer Center, and Matthew Koslovsky, Ph.D., recent graduate from the University of Texas School of Public Health, are using smartphone technology to... Read more

Okra is A-OK!

Okra may be best known for its role in gumbo, star stew of Southern Creole cooking, but this slender green gem is so much more. This ancient vegetable is native to Ethiopia and was first cultivated by the Egyptians in the 12th century B.C.E., before it made its way throughout Africa, as well as India, Brazil, and... Read more

The Medicine Cabinet: Ask the Harvard Experts: How do I know if my memory loss is not just age related?

Q: I have become a bit more forgetful. I read about something called mild cognitive impairment. How do you know if you have it? Read more