MINOCQUA - Heart disease kills more Americans than any other single cause.
A new study shows women are more likely to die in the hospital right after a heart attack than men.
Women don't get that classic chest pain radiating throughout their body.
They might not think they're having a heart attack.
If you think you've had a heart attack, you should go to a hospital in two hours.
Some patients wait weeks.
"When women who are diagnosed with heart disease tend to have increased complications because they tend to present with more advance disease compared to men," said Marshfield Clinic Cardiologist, Dr. Michael McGill.
"They also have more comorbid complications such as diabetes and hypertension and in addition will have a higher risk for congestive heart failure."
McGill says that all of that will increases the risk for treatment.
Some heart diseases are genetic.
Exercise and eating properly are things you can do to reduce the risk, but there's one more thing you should really pay attention to.
"Probably most important to take a look at your cholesterol to see if there's any genetic components that predispose you to have high bad cholesterol or low good cholesterol," McGill said.
"Both are which risk factors of poor heart disease."
The older a woman gets, the more likely she is to get heart disease.
WABENO - People went out to Wabeno this weekend for its first ever Art and Music Fest. Musicians performed in the band shell while local artists spread out to show their products.
There were food and drinks as well as workshops for people to learn more about art.
"This year we've had about 20 musicians performing on three stages," said Friends of Wabeno Chairperson Mary Beck. "And we've had maybe ten artists doing demonstrations, showing people what they can do and what they can buy."
The rain Sunday didn't stop people from having a good time. Volunteers hope to make this an annual event.
ARBOR VITAE - The Arbor Vitae Fire Department hosted its 39th Fireman's Picnic and Summerfest this weekend.
Thousands of people came out to benefit the fire department while having a good time. The fire department held the crowd favorite lawnmower races again this year.
They also had a volleyball tournament and games for kids. The fire chief says all the proceeds help the department pay for equipment.
"When we purchased our new fire truck, the fire department funded a good portion of the money, the fundraiser money, to help keep the tax dollars down so the tax payers didn't have to foot the whole bill for the truck," said Arbor Vitae Fire Department Chief Mike Van Meter. "And we also use it to buy turnout gear throughout the year, new air packs. Anything we can do to keep it off the tax roll."
ST. GERMAIN - The last day of Pig in the Pines wrapped up Saturday. People were able to watch the rib eating contest in the afternoon.
Newswatch 12 got to help judge ribs from this year's four rib vendors. One of the big events happened on the main stage Saturday evening.
"We have entertainment all day long," said St. Germain Chamber President Bruce Weber. "We have the Wise Guys on our main stage. We have Laura Ernst on the aerial platform here. She also does juggling. On our major stage, we have One Ping Only, and we also have Molly Hatchet, our lead act tonight."
WISCONSIN - Anyone who loves hunting and fishing will need to apply for a license. The deadline for some hunting and fishing licenses is August 1 at 11:59 p.m.
Hunters, trappers and spearers can go on the DNR website to apply.
"This is the time of year where not a lot of people are thinking about hunting, but that August 1 date is that date for applying for a bobcat, fisher or otter tag, sharp-tail grouse, or sturgeon spearing or fall turkey," said DNR Warden Supervisor David Walz.
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