October 21, 2021 7:30 AM
A salmonella outbreak that has sickened more than 600 people in 37 states has been linked to various types of imported onions, federal health officials said.
October 20, 2021 6:18 PM
WISCONSIN (WKBT) - Happening this weekend, La Crosse, Jackson and Eau Claire Counties will hold a 'Drug Take Back Day'. According to a…
October 20, 2021 11:03 AM
LA CROSSE (WKBT) -- Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse will offer flu and COVID-19 vaccines at its centralized vaccine clinic for another two weeks, it said Wednesday. The site, located at the corner of 10th and Market streets,…
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October 20, 2021 9:30 AM
Scientists temporarily attached a pig's kidney to a human body and watched it begin to work. What's it mean for life-saving transplants?
October 20, 2021 8:50 AM
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Senate has approved a package of Republican-authored bills designed to discourage abortion in the state. Republicans control the Senate and passed all four bills without a single Democrat's vote on Wednesday. The measures now…
October 19, 2021 9:48 AM
The FDA is expected to authorize the mixing and matching of COVID-19 booster shots this week in an effort to provide flexibility for Americans seeking protection from the virus.
October 18, 2021 6:36 PM
MADISON, Wis. (WKBT) – An unvaccinated 9-year-old crossbred Belgian/Standardbred gelding in Crawford County has died after contracting West Nile virus — the state’s first confirmed case of the virus in a horse since 2018. The disease can cause brain inflammation…
October 18, 2021 6:28 PM
Anyone in need of help can call Great Rivers 211 ETTRICK, Wis. (WKBT) — The La Crosse County medical examiner says…
October 18, 2021 4:01 PM
VIROQUA (WKBT) -- A nursing home in Viroqua will shift away from being a Skilled Nursing Facility and become a Community Based Residential Facility as it deals with critical staffing shortages. Bethel Home announced the change Monday, saying residents will…
October 17, 2021 7:30 AM
If you want to try mindful eating, here's what else you should know about getting started and potential hurdles.
October 16, 2021 4:30 PM
Ivermectin has been lifesaving for people with parasitic infections like river blindness and strongyloidiasis. But taking it for COVID-19 may result in the opposite effect. Here's a brief history.
October 15, 2021 4:13 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health advisers endorsed a booster of Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine Friday, citing concern that Americans who got the single-dose shot aren’t as protected as those given two-dose brands.
October 15, 2021 12:46 PM
A panel of U.S. health advisers endorsed booster doses of Johnson & Johnson's single-shot COVID-19 vaccine Friday.
October 14, 2021 5:11 PM
LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) - It's time for the Children's Miracle Network Radiothon. The Midwest Family Broadcasting group is working with Gundersen Health System to raise funds for CMN.…
October 14, 2021 2:21 PM
U.S. health advisers said Thursday that some Americans who received Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine should get a half-dose booster to bolster protection against the virus.
October 14, 2021 10:19 AM
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Nurses around the U.S. are getting burned out by the COVID-19 crisis and quitting, yet applications to nursing schools are rising, driven by what educators say are young people who see the global emergency as an opportunity and a challenge.