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Milwaukee health officials issue synthetic marijuana alert

Milwaukee health officials have issued an alert after two people were hospitalized after using synthetic marijuana containing a lethal ingredient often used in rat poison.


OB Nest is new option for patients with low-risk pregnancies Video included

A new option at Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse for pregnant women is designed to engage them even more throughout their pre-natal care. 


CDC: Throw out your romaine lettuce

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention asked Americans on Friday to throw away romaine lettuce unless they could clearly identify where it came from. 


Mayo Clinic study shows patients don't use opioids as often as they're prescribed

Opioids are very powerful painkillers, often prescribed for surgery recovery. In the face of the opioid crisis, doctors are trying to find out what they can do to avoid contributing to the problem. At Mayo Clinic, the first step was identifying what was actually happening. 


La Crosse committee approves employee wellness pilot Video included

The pilot includes 50 city hall employees and will be used to evaluate the program's impact on the city's most valuable asset.


Citing opioid crisis, feds seek rule change for drugmakers


Drugmakers would be required to identify the legitimate need for controlled substances to justify their production under a proposed rule intended to rein in the diversion of drugs for illicit purposes. More>>

Organs from drug overdoses could help transplant shortage

Fatal drug overdoses are increasing organ donations, and researchers reported Monday that people who receive those transplants generally fare as well as patients given organs from more traditional donors. 


When to say when: Study says limit alcohol to 1 drink a day


Large international study says adults should average no more than one alcoholic drink per day. More>>

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