Breast cancer screening, Child labor laws

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An X-ray technician and medical assistant demonstrate a mammogram screening program.
X-ray technician Martina Rosenow, right, and assistant medical technician Marianne Warnholz, left, demonstrate the mammogram screening program in Berlin, Thursday, April 16, 2007. Franka Bruns/AP Photo

We learn more about a new bill in Wisconsin that aims to increase access to breast cancer screening. Then, a political scientist takes us through efforts to weaken child labor laws across the country and what it could mean for Wisconsin

Featured in this Show

  • How a new Wisconsin Senate bill could help increase access to breast cancer imaging

    We hear from the co-authors of a new bill that would get rid of patient cost-sharing for people with dense breasts, and others who might need further imaging to screen for breast cancer. A patient advocate also shares her experience and why she’s urging lawmakers to vote for the bill.

  • Why some states are weakening child labor laws

    Arkansas, Iowa, New Hampshire, and New Jersey have passed laws that weaken child labor restrictions, and at least eight other states, including Wisconsin, are considering similar legislation. We take a look at these bills, and why they’re popping up across the country.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Trina La Susa Technical Director
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Linda Hansen Guest
  • Rachael Cabral-Guevara Guest
  • Rep. Nate Gustafson Guest
  • John Fliter Guest

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