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PNS Daily Newscast - August 15, 2018 


Closing arguments today in the trial of former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort. Also on the Wednesday rundown: Primary Election results; climate change is making summer fun harder to find across the U.S.; and how parents can win the battle between kids' outdoor play and screen time.

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Public News Service - WI: Health Issues

This week, Wisconsin hospitals are making a big effort to improve safety and reduce injuries, infections, and medication mix-ups. According to the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, about 15 million incidents of "medical harm" occur in U.S. hospitals each year -- and experts say patients can do

What's the best way to a woman's heart? Brand-new guidelines from the American Heart Association say women can keep their hearts healthier and live longer, simply by making good lifestyle choices. Dr. James Stein, preventive cardiology director at University of Wisconsin Health, says the latest re

In his State of the State address, Governor Doyle laid out his top priorities for the year, and children's issues topped the list. He made a big push for his Badger Care Plus plan, which would expand Medicaid coverage to more children and families. Charity Eleson with the Wisconsin Council on Chil

The latest stats are in, and there's some good news: Wisconsinites are now less likely to die from cancer. The American Cancer Society studied the state's latest cancer data, and spokesperson Beth Lunow says a combination of better lifestyle choices, new treatment techniques, and early detection

Madison, WI - This year, Wisconsinites can give a gift that is both heart-warming, and heart-saving. The American Heart Association is offering a home cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training kit for the holidays, complete with a practice dummy and instructional DVD. Susan Olson is a CPR traine

Madison, WI - A deadline is looming on low-cost prescription drugs for seniors and people with disabilities. The Medicare "Part D" open enrollment period runs until the end of the year, and eligible Wisconsinites are being encouraged to sign up or make any changes in their current coverage as soon a

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