Health

When a federal policy change affects America's senior citizens, it's safe to say that rural Wisconsinites will feel it keenly.More
Medication-assisted treatment tackles substance use disorders by combining behavioral therapy like counseling with a prescription medicine.More
As little as 15 minutes of discussion per day can establish lines of communication that help kids seek advice when confronted with bullying.More
The rollout of the Republican proposed bill to replace the Affordable Care Act has been chaotic, from one senator's frantic search for the bill before its text was released to a lack of consensus among GOP legislators.More
Connections are the key to stopping bullying: Teens are less likely to bully others in person or online if they have adults in their lives whom they don't want to disappoint.More
In hindsight, it's plain to see that the boom in prescription opioids that started in the late 1990s coincided with an increase in opioid-related deaths in Wisconsin and across the U.S.More
Farmers who follow food safety best practices produce better quality produce that last longer on the market and in consumers' kitchens. The harvest, storage and handling processes intended to minimize pathogens that cause illness in humans also target the organisms that cause produce to decay.More
One barrier to more doctors prescribing medications to treat opioid addiction? Many are confused about how to navigate the regulations, or they're not addiction specialists and are intimidated at the prospect of trying to treat patients with substance use disorders.More
Law enforcement in Superior and Douglas County seized the most heroin they've ever seen in 2016.More
A teen who experiences headaches or stomach aches, has unexplained bruises or injuries or avoids school may be the victim of bullying and needs a parent or caretaker to intervene.More