Health Care

Tammy Baldwin pushes for action on lead poisoning

Sen. Tammy Baldwin is joining 16 Senate colleagues in calling on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to tackle the looming issue...

Drug disposal part of clean water effort

The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is uniting with allies to tackle the growing issue of prescription pill contamination in water. As part of...

Baldwin pushes for 988 as a shortened suicide prevention call number

On Wednesday, a national three-digit suicide prevention hotline moved a step closer to being a phone call away. A new bipartisan bill was introduced...

Vaccine waivers are hyper-political in Wisconsin As measles spread in the...

Winter is coming. In Wisconsin, that’s flu season and reminders are all around to get your annual flu shot. With measles spreading again in...

Sexual assault on the UW-Madison campus

Resources and services for victims and survivors of sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence and stalking are available on campus and in the Madison...

Jimmy Anderson’s moment slips away Why a disabled lawmaker had to...

The story of the Wisconsin State Assembly debate on Thursday around a quadriplegic lawmaker’s request for reasonable accommodations began before dawn. It started when...

Wisconsin DHS testing of vapes underway

Investigations continue into an outbreak of hospitalizations for lung damage nationwide, likely related to vaping products. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) is...

Elder poverty rising in Wisconsin

The median retirement account balance of working-age Americans is $0. And elder poverty is on the rise in Wisconsin with longer retirements, rising healthcare...

U.S. Supreme Court takes on high-stakes abortion case 'In Wisconsin, we...

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear a high-profile case that could have major implications for abortion rights in states...

Suicide texting hotline money released after (another) fight

After nearly three months of holding back funds for a text-based suicide prevention program, the legislature’s Republican-controlled Joint Finance Committee voted to release the...
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