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American who contracted Ebola now in critical condition

Updated: 03/16/2015 - Doctors say an American health care worker who contracted Ebola while volunteering in a Sierra Leone treatment unit is now in critical condition at the National Institutes of Health.

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Health Beat with Dr. Alicia Arnold: Indoor allergies

Updated: 03/16/2015 - Spring is just around the corner, and people frequently think about allergies as not starting until the pollen begins to fly, but many people suffer from indoor allergies as well. Dr. Alicia Arnold has what you need to know.

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Study calls heart imaging into question for mild chest pain

Posted: 03/14/2015 - A big federal study finds that people who see a doctor for chest pain have no less risk of suffering a heart attack, dying or being hospitalized later if they are checked with a fancy newer type of CT scan rather than a simple treadmill test or other older exam.

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Health Beat with Dr. Alicia Arnold: Prescription Medications

Posted: 03/09/2015 - These days, it's tough to find a person who is not on some type of medication. About half the U.S. population takes at least one prescription drug, but not everyone is taking their medication the right way.

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Health Beat with Dr. Alicia Arnold: Are you getting enough sleep?

Posted: 03/02/2015 - Daylight savings time kicks in Sunday, March 8th, forcing many of us to lose an hour of sleep. While setting your clocks ahead an hour is a once a year change, some parents may be wondering if their kids getting enough sleep on a daily basis. Dr. Alicia Arnold has the details.

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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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