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Series: The Science Of Brain Health
When Present, Athletic Trainers Can Improve Concussion Outcomes For Student-Athletes
Dec. 12, 2018 | 11 a.m.
The gridiron is not the only venue where athletics-related concussions can occur — every sport includes some risk of fall or collision that can result in a blow to the head.
Stopping Unwanted Critters From Sneaking Indoors Requires Diligence
Mary Kate McCoy
Wisconsin Public Radio
Oct. 26, 2018 | 9 a.m.
Fall and winter's plunging temperatures inspire spending more time indoors, but that warmth can also be an invitation to some unwelcome guests.
The Purple Carrot-Seed Moth Lands In Wisconsin
Oct. 12, 2018 | 2:40 p.m.
The latest non-native pest to arrive in Wisconsin is the tiny purple carrot-seed moth, and its impacts are not yet fully known.
Series: Extreme Precipitation And Wisconsin's Climate
Tracking The Fingerprints Of Climate Change In Northern Wisconsin
Sept. 13, 2018 | 2 p.m.
After yet another summer of dangerous and destructive flooding, from Ino to Madison to Coon Valley, Wisconsinites seem more ready than ever to discuss how climate change is affecting the state.
How 5 Wisconsin Supreme Court Cases Forged The State's Legal Order
Wisconsin Public Radio
June 22, 2018 | 2:10 p.m.
From the the rights of runaway slaves in to the modern debate over school vouchers, Wisconsin has played a significant role in shaping American law.
The Collateral Damage Of Declining Department Stores (And Malls)
Wisconsin Public Television
June 5, 2018 | 9 a.m.
The Bon-Ton family of department stores is the most recent casualty in the decline of malls around the country.
Epic Systems Lawsuit Ruling Has Wide-Reaching Impact On Employee Rights
May 29, 2018 | 12:30 p.m.
Epic has become increasingly associated with the labor controversies that arise in the IT industry.
The Past Wholesale Destruction Of Bird Life Across The Midwest
Wisconsin Historical Society
May 23, 2018 | 1 p.m.
Over the course of just a few decades at the end of the 19th century, millions upon millions of birds were killed in a spree of hunting for food and feathers.
As Healthcare Workers Burn Out, Elderly Patients Can Suffer
May 14, 2018 | 4:15 p.m.
Wisconsin is aging, and as its population of senior citizens grows, the health care workers who attend to them face growing risks of overwork and burnout.
How Americans Forgot And Rediscovered The Values Of Farmers' Markets
April 13, 2018 | 9 a.m.
In a highly connected age of smartphone shopping and new automated grocery delivery services, a trip to a local farmers' market can seem like an anachronistic journey to the past.