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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.
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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.
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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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