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Local health workers train for possibility of Ebola

Updated: 10/08/2014 - Both Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire and the Eau Claire City-County Health Dept. said they’re training so that staff are ready for whatever comes their way, including Ebola.
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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.

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