Items Tagged ‘WOOW Eau Claire’

June 12, 2012

GMA Anchor Announces She Has Rare Blood Disorder


An announcement by Robin Roberts has had a ripple effect across the country. Many people are now talking about bone marrow donations. This morning, the Good Morning America anchor said she has a rare disorder called Myelodysplastic Syndrome, or MDS. She will need chemotherapy and a bone marrow transplant…”If people do not have that, then […]

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Tags: bone marrow transplant, Dr. Sandeep Basu, Myelodysplastic Syndrome, Robin Roberts, WOOW Eau Claire

May 14, 2012

Mother and Daughter Working Together at Local Hospital


“I started in 1974 fresh out of nursing school.  I came here, worked in OB, had Emily in 1983 here,” laughs Teresa Sisco. Teresa and her daughter Emily both work at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire.  Teresa is a nurse case manager, helping breast cancer patients at the hospital.  Emily is a certified […]

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Tags: mother and daughter, WOOW Eau Claire

May 10, 2012

Complicated Care: Father of Child With Rare Condition Shares Health Care Frustrations


The decisions that impact your health care and pocketbook are so important, but many times, those decisions are not simple ones. The health care industry is complicated.  The bills can be overwhelming and so can the process of understanding how those bills or claims are handled…Mayo Clinic Health System Eau Claire processes 1.3 million claims […]

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Tags: Health Care, health insurance, Lisa Dachel, WOOW Eau Claire

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