October 10, 2014 - 2:10pm
Minnesota's online exchange in run by the state, whereas Wisconsin's is run federally. Photo: Erik Lorenzson/WPR.
A new report suggests that health insurance premiums will continue to be higher in Wisconsin than in Minnesota in 2015.
October 2, 2014 - 1:55pm
Health groups say they're making headway in convincing Wisconsin landlords that smoke free policies are good for business and promote good health.
September 29, 2014 - 10:50pm
Nationally, it's estimated that 20 percent of children have a diagnosable mental disorder. Photo: Spirit-fire (CC-BY).
Police, school officials and social services agencies in Racine have come up with recommendations for improving children's mental health, in part so children with issues do better in school and stay out of jail.
September 27, 2014 - 8:00am
In a medium bowl, stir together all ingredients until well mixed. Chill for at least 30 minutes. Roll dough into about 24 one inch balls. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
September 24, 2014 - 9:30pm
A physician administering a flu shot. Photo: WFIU (CC-BY-NC).
The Centers for Disease Control says the kinds of flu that struck last year are expected to be the same strains active this year, meaning working-age people could again be hit especially hard.
September 24, 2014 - 2:15pm
Photo: Patty (CC-BY-NC-SA).
Officials at the Veterans Affairs hospital in Madison say they will submit a plan to Washington, D.C., in the next few weeks for making sure that patients are being taken care of in a timely manner.
September 20, 2014 - 8:00am
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From limes, grate 1 teaspoon peel and squeeze 3 tablespoons juice. In small bowl, prepare dressing: Combine lime peel and juice, fish sauce, and sugar; stir until sugar completely dissolves. In large bowl, combine romaine salad mix, sliced cucumber, roast beef, cilantro or mint, and onion. Add dressing to bowl and toss to combine. Divide salad among 4 dinner plates. (Servings: 4)
September 18, 2014 - 2:20pm
Tobacco user surcharges are becoming increasingly common. Photo: Greg Jordan (CC-BY-NC-ND).
City workers in Manitowoc will be tested for nicotine this fall and charged more for health insurance if they smoke.
September 16, 2014 - 7:25pm
Wisconsin, a state with a high number of organ donors, opposes changes that the U.S. is considering that would give all people who need a liver transplant an equal shot at getting one, regardless of where they live.
September 15, 2014 - 7:20pm
Soldiers in the U.S. Army participate in a yoga class. Photo: U.S. Army (CC-BY).
Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have identified a potential new treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder: a breathing practice commonly used in yoga or meditation.