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Ebola drug shows some promise in first tests in West Africa

Posted: 02/23/2015 - Doctors say an experimental drug shows some early, encouraging signs of effectiveness in its first human test against Ebola in West Africa. But the drug helps only if patients get it soon after their symptoms first appear.

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Health Beat with Dr. Alicia Arnold: Second Hand Smoke

Posted: 02/23/2015 - Second hand smoke exposure is on the decline in the United States, but a new report from the CDC shows 58 million non-smokers are still being exposed. Dr. Alicia Arnold has a closer look at the risks.

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FDA approves new treatment for varicose veins

Posted: 02/20/2015 - The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new technique for treating varicose veins by sealing them with a clear liquid that turns into a solid adhesive.

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Feds: More than 200,000 in Wisconsin enroll in health plans

Posted: 02/18/2015 - The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says more than 200,000 people in Wisconsin selected health plans on the federal marketplace in the second year of open enrollment under the Affordable Care Act.

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Health Beat with Dr. Alicia Arnold: Snowmobiling safety

Updated: 02/16/2015 - With more than 200,000 registered snowmobiles in Wisconsin, many people are partaking in winter fun on the trails. Safety is an important part of the experience and Dr. Alicia Arnold shares hazards to avoid.

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Health Beat with Dr. Alicia Arnold: Measles

Posted: 02/02/2015 - We are hearing a lot about measles right now, cases have been reported in 14 states, including in neighboring Minnesota. With the CDC is issuing strong warnings, Dr. Alicia Arnold appeared on Hello Wisconsin to share answers to commonly asked questions.

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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.

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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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