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Healthful Hints: Tooth truths
February is National Children's Dental Health Month. Oral health is a part of our overall health that just can't be ignored.
New hearts pumping for first patients of revived transplant program
New hearts pumping for first patients of revived transplant program
The KU Health System joins St. Luke's Hospital—which performed 44 heart transplants last year, the most in this region—as the only Kansas City-area hospitals performing adult heart transplants.
Never mind the lungs; air pollution can scramble your brain
Never mind the lungs; air pollution can scramble your brain
A new study published this week found that older women exposed to air polluted by vehicle exhaust and other damaging particles are almost twice as likely to develop dementia. Others who carried a specific gene were almost four times likelier to develop loss of memory and reasoning skills.
Safety at home is important for seniors
Safety at home is important for seniors
As we age, even a house that has been a home for decades can become an obstacle course or pose unexpected problems.
GOP leaders unveil new health law outline, divisions remain
GOP leaders unveil new health law outline, divisions remain
Top House Republicans unveiled a rough sketch of a massive health care overhaul to rank-and-file lawmakers Thursday.
Walworth County seeks fire and EMS solutions
The county has drafted a fire and EMS commission to examine the needs of municipalities across the county.
Janesville School District health insurance premiums will rise
Janesville School District employees will see their insurance premiums increase by an estimated 11 percent to 14 percent.
Business owner: Health care fight lies in private sector
Local health care officials got a whiff Wednesday night of what one state business leader believes is the future of health care.
Janesville School Board to consider health insurance benefits
On Tuesday night, the Janesville School Board will consider health insurance increases for the 2017-2018 school year.
Walworth County plans no borrowing for $24.7 million construction project
Walworth County plans no borrowing for $24.7 million construction project
Walworth County next year plans to build a new $24.7 million home for the county Health and Human Services Department and pay for it without borrowing.