February 17, 2015 - 3:20pm
Health officials say that so far, 90 people in Wisconsin have been monitored for having come down with Ebola-like symptoms, though none so far have tested positive.
February 13, 2015 - 11:00am
Now that there’s a measles outbreak, it’s time for me to harp again on vaccinations. First of all, I was not always as pro-vaccine as I am now. Being a child of the 1960s, I thought for a while that vaccines were a communist plot to ruin our children. Well, that’s not exactly what I thought, but...
February 13, 2015 - 10:45am
Two years ago, Gov. Scott Walker declined to take $300 million in federal money to expand Wisconsin's Medicaid program, but a GOP leader on the state's budget committee said lawmakers should discuss accepting it now.
February 13, 2015 - 10:00am
Two possible measles cases are being tracked in Portage County. Health officials in Milwaukee are offering free vaccinations to children to help prevent any large outbreaks.
February 12, 2015 - 10:30pm
A community in northwestern Wisconsin may soon join a national trend in moving away from adding fluoride to its water supply.
February 12, 2015 - 9:10pm
Gov. Scott Walker's proposed budget includes a $250,000 study on the health effects of wind energy systems — a provision that the environmental group RENEW Wisconsin is skeptical of.
February 11, 2015 - 4:30pm
A northwestern Wisconsin lawmaker is introducing a bill that would make state funds available for those taking part in farm to school projects.
February 10, 2015 - 10:15am
State health officials expect that, by this summer, potatoes will be allowed in the government nutrition program for women, infants and children, known as WIC.
February 9, 2015 - 11:00am
State lawmakers appear poised to pass a bill that would ban the use of synthetic microbeads in products like soap and toothpaste.
February 6, 2015 - 4:20pm
A Wisconsin woman filed a lawsuit against Pop Warner youth football in federal court this week, alleging the league her son played in was responsible for brain trauma that contributed to depression and dementia that plagued him throughout his life, eventually resulting in his suicide in 2012.