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The subtle art of calling in sick

You've spent the night in the bathroom after eating some questionable takeout food, and you're still feeling queasy. What are you going to tell your boss?

Drug-resistant salmonella from chicken sickens nearly 100

At least 92 people in 29 states have been infected with a strain of multidrug-resistant salmonella after coming into contact with a variety of raw chicken products, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday. Twenty-one of the sick patients have been hospitalized, though no deaths have been reported.

What does your cough mean?

Is a cough making your life miserable? Don't blame your body; coughing is the only way your lungs can expel an irritant. The key is to figure what's causing it and then to get your lungs the help they need.

Keeping kids healthy in daycare

As many parents realize, bringing together small children at daycare builds character and social skills -- while also spreading germs.

Flu season at its peak in state

State is recording 50 to 70 hospitalizations a week

Health experts say the flu season in Wisconsin is at its peak and is striking younger patients.