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WHAT'S GOING AROUND? The stomach bug

People are coming in with cases of the stomach bug. 

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Webster County Health Unit offers free lead testing for kids this week

Swallowing or inhaling lead and lead dust causes lead poisoning.  Any child can be at risk for lead poisoning but young children are at greatest risk.

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Strep throat, hand, foot and mouth disease showing up locally

Strep throat and hand, foot and mouth disease are What's Going Around. 

Experts say now is the time to get flu vaccines

Clinics for free flu shots start Wednesday in Springfield

The annual seasonal flu vaccine is the best way to reduce the chances that you will get seasonal flu and lessen the chance that you will spread it to others.

Free eye exams are available next month in Marshfield

People attending the clinic  will be screened for visual disorders.

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Forum on Friday focuses on ways state could fight children's obesity

A state panel is holding the meeting in central Springfield.  It wants to give the Legislature ways that the state could help prevent obesity in children.

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Outdoor Days offers free camping, activities at Lake Springfield Park

The festival on Sept. 6 - 7 is a great chance to connect with nature, learn new outdoor skills, and spend time with family and friends.

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What's Going Around: Allergies

Allergy symptoms include fullness and pressure in your sinuses and your ears, watery, itchy and runny eyes, a runny nose, and post nasal drip.

How to burn calories at work

POSTED: 09:38 AM CDT Sep 30, 2013    UPDATED: 01:00 AM CDT Sep 30, 2013 

You spend eight hours at work every day. Why not make it an opportunity to burn some calories?

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You spend eight hours at work every day. Why not make it an opportunity to burn some calories? Check out the following tips from Mayo Clinic to make exercise a part of your workday:

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