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Waushara County Health News
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Tuesday, January 14, 2014 7:09 AM

Influenza Activity

Seasonal influenza activity continues to increase throughout Wisconsin. Further increases throughout the state are expected during the coming weeks.

 
January is National Radon Action Month free test kits at local health departments Print E-mail

Radon is a cancer-causing radioactive gas. Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the US and the leading cause among non-smokers.  You can’t see, smell, or taste radon, but it may be a problem in your home and only smoking causes more lung cancer deaths every year.  About 2,900 of these deaths occur among people who have never smoked.  If you smoke and your home has high radon levels, your risk of lung cancer greatly increases.

 
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Monday, December 30, 2013 6:47 AM

End bullying in your community

 
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Tuesday, December 17, 2013 7:03 AM

Diabetes

There are two types of diabetes. Type I diabetes is where the individual is born with the disease or it starts at an early age. A person with Type I will always have to give themselves insulin. Type II is preventable and is mostly the result of poor eating habits and not getting enough exercise.

 
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Tuesday, December 10, 2013 5:02 AM

Christmas safety tips

Christmas is in the air, and people are busy decorating and preparing for the holidays.  Here are some basic safety tips to keep in mind:

 
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Tuesday, December 03, 2013 6:39 AM

Are you ready for the snow?

Let it snow! Let it snow! Let it snow!  Those are the lyrics to a classic song written in 1945 and sung by so many famous singers.  Well, along with the snow comes the clean up.  Whether you use a shovel or a snow blower, there are precautions you need to take for your safety.

 
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Tuesday, November 26, 2013 7:11 AM

Tree stand safety

by Kevin Meighan

PHN, RN

As the deer hunting season gets underway, it is important to remember some tree stand safety tips.

 
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Tuesday, November 19, 2013 5:38 AM

Turkey safety

The holiday season is quickly approaching and many are beginning to prepare. When doing so, it’s important to keep safety in mind. Below are a few helpful tips to keep you and your family healthy this season:

 
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Tuesday, November 12, 2013 5:26 AM

by: Kevin Meighan

BSN, PHN

Oral health and fluoride

Care of teeth begins early in life.  Early childhood cavities are a very serious disease and they are preventable with your help.

 
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Tuesday, November 05, 2013 5:56 AM

State officials urge deer hunters to use precautions to avoid tick bites

Deer hunting season is upon us in Wisconsin, and the state Department of Health Services (DHS) is urging hunters to be aware of blacklegged ticks, also known as deer ticks, when they are out in heavily wooded areas.

 
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