Health Care

Wisconsin to address law-enforcement suicide Twice as many police have taken...

The following story is about suicide. For free, confidential help and support, call 800-273-8255 or text HOPELINE to 741741. So far this year, 163 law...

Suicide Prevention Task Force report glosses over guns   More political battles...

There are few issues as seemingly apolitical as suicide prevention and mental health. But that has not been the case in Wisconsin over the...

Milwaukee holds hope in face of record number of drug overdoses

Milwaukee is on it’s way to having a record number of drug overdose deaths this year. The Medical examiner’s office documented 127 probable deaths...

The frontlines of death by suicide…and a quest to prevent it...

“When you want to know about the health of the county, go and talk to the medical examiner,” says state Sen. Patty Schachtner (D-Somerset)....

Bad debt, charity care rise in state’s hospitals

High-deductible insurance, weaker ACA, other problems are to blame, depending on whom you ask.

Milwaukee eyes opioid settlement

Although news of an impending settlement with Purdue Pharma for helping fuel the opioid crisis sounds encouraging, things aren’t so simple. The hundreds of...

Evers joins 14 governors pushing Congress to address PFAS in defense...

Gov. Tony Evers joined a group of 14 other Democratic and Republican  governors in sending a letter Wednesday to both the U.S. Senate and...

‘Our kids are at risk every single day’ The toll of...

At a rally for common-sense gun laws on the steps of the Capitol,by the Wisconsin Coalition for Gun Safety, Rep. Chris Taylor (D-Madison) urged...

Vaping illnesses show need for regulated THC markets Response to vaping...

“One of the things I’m wondering is why is this all of a sudden happening now?” said Eric Marsch, an organizer with the cannabis...

Choose Life president says she ‘had nothing to do with the...

On Monday, Wisconsin Examiner wrote about a bill draft being circulated with a memo by Sen. Kathy Bernier (R-Chippewa Falls) and Rep. Romaine Quinn...
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