Health Care

AG Kaul: Settlement with Oxycontin maker fails to provide justice

On Wednesday, Purdue Pharma moved to tentatively settle with 23 states, as well as thousands of local governments and Native American tribes, all of...

 Recovering birth costs from men Should the state come after unwed...

A Wisconsin bill that would expand a program that requires unwed fathers to help pay for the cost of a mother’s pregnancy and delivery...

Milwaukee County passes lead lateral removal resolution

Milwaukee County Supervisor John Weishan Jr. is pushing for the replacement of lead pipes connected to property owners’ water meters known as “laterals” with...

Update: Vitamin E in vapes offers clues to lung disease outbreak

The New York Department of Health (NYDH) might have stumbled upon an explanation for the rash of vaping-related lung disorders reported nationwide since August....

UW hospital backlog ‘worst that I have seen’

A surge in people needing inpatient treatment at UW Health University Hospital in Madison last week led to a backlog. As many as 25...

Pregnancy resource centers “designed to mislead women” GOP legislators want taxpayers...

Sen. Kathy Bernier (R-Chippewa Falls) and Rep. Romaine Quinn (R-Cameron) want taxpayers to give a group called Choose Life Wisconsin a no-bid grant of...

Milwaukee County reacts to opioid settlement

The Sackler family, which owns Purdue Pharma, would pay $3 billion and give up ownership of the company, if a settlement of thousands of...

One dead In Illinois from vaping lung damage, 16 cases in...

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) is currently aware of 16 cases of people being hospitalized with lung damage, possibly related to vaping,...

Opioid treatment center saves lives, confronts stigma A look inside Community...

In December 2012, John Koch, was 24 years old and living on the streets of Chicago. He had just been released from prison, having...

Planned Parenthood reassures Wisconsin women

Planned Parenthood Federation of America announced earlier this week that it will withdraw from the federal Title X family-planning program rather than comply with...
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