Health

Trump's use of anti-malaria drug against COVID-19 escalates debate

WASHINGTON (WKBT) — President Donald Trump is challenging medical experts’ criticism that his use of the anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine as a preventive measure against the novel coronavirus could propel widespread misuse among Americans. Hydroxychloroquine, also used to treat lupus and…

Kind cosponsors bill to channel excess milk to food banks

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WKBT) — U.S. Rep. Ron Kind of La Crosse is cosponsoring a bipartisan measure with the acronym of MILK that would funnel dairy farmers’ excess milk into needy families’ refrigerators. The Farmer’s Milk in Low-Income Kitchens Act would…

La Crosse Health Care System Changes

Going in for your doctor's appointments will look a little different from now on. La Crosse's healthcare systems are implementing new safety procedures. When you first walk into the doors, expect…

Masks Not Causing Hypoxia

Throughout the pandemic, misinformation has spread via social media like wildfire. One of these false claims suggests that wearing a mask could cause hypoxia, which is re-breathing carbon dioxide, restricting airflow to…