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Keep your children's vaccines in check this fall

Updated: 09/12/2014 - School is back in session and flu season isn't too far away and that means keeping up with your children's vaccine in order to protect from potentially deadly viruses.

Health Beat with Dr. Alicia Arnold: Lactose Intolerance

Posted: 08/25/2014 - Virtually everyone is either directly affected by lactose intolerance, or knows someone who is. It's a common problem, but one many people are confused about, incorrectly thinking it's an allergy.

Health Beat with Dr. Alicia Arnold: Choking

Have you ever had something go “down the wrong pipe”? It can be scary and cause lots of coughing, but you can usually make a quick recovery. If a person is truly choking, he or she cannot breathe or talk because the trachea, or windpipe, is completely blocked. If you know how to respond, you could help save a life.

ASSIGNMENT 13: The high cost of health care

Updated: 07/30/2014 - Why is the cost of healthcare so high? It's a question many patients and even doctors are asking. Now a group of doctors in northern Wisconsin say they want to do something about it, or at least spark a conversation.
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Effectiveness of whooping cough vaccine is studied

Posted: 07/27/2014 - Scientists and public health officials are studying a Vermont whooping cough epidemic to determine if the current vaccine is less effective against a new strain sweeping the country.

Health Beat with Dr. Alicia Arnold: Foot Pain

Posted: 06/30/2014 - With summer in full swing, many people are constantly on the go to different activities. Busy days of running around can bring up the topic of foot pain. Dr. Alicia Arnold breaks down a few of the causes.

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