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Health Beat with Dr. Alicia Arnold: Influenza hits U.S. hard

Posted: 01/19/2015 - Reports of the flu are rising across the country, including here in Wisconsin.The latest round of the virus is expected to last another four to six weeks. Dr. Arnold breaks down this year's flu season and who is most at risk.
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Health Beat with Dr. Alicia Arnold: Tanning bed risks

Posted: 01/12/2015 - We've been cooped up indoors and pale and pasty, might be the best way to describe our skin. Before you think of indoor tanning, Dr. Alicia Arnold shares a thought-provoking new report.

Health Beat with Dr. Alicia Arnold: New FDA changes

Posted: 01/05/2015 - Women who are pregnant and nursing want to ensure they're making choices, with their baby's health in mind. Dr. Alicia Arnold shares new ways the FDA is changing medication labeling requirements to help.
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New diet guidelines might pull back from meat

Posted: 01/02/2015 - A panel that advises the Agriculture Department appears set to recommend that you be told not only what foods are better for your own health, but also for the environment.

Health Beat with Dr. Alicia Arnold: Toy Safety

Posted: 12/22/2014 - As parents shop for last minute holiday gifts, toy safety no doubt comes to mind. Dr. Alicia Arnold joined Hello Wisconsin to talk about ways to keep kids safe from toy related injuries.

New HPV vaccine strengthens cancer protection

Posted: 12/10/2014 - The drugmaker Merck & Co. Inc. has received approval for an updated version of its Gardasil vaccine that protects against an additional five strains of the virus that causes most cases of cervical cancer.

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