The American Academy of Nursing issued recommendations promoting rested and alert staff, a hard task when nurses work 12 hour shifts. Linda Scott, dean of the UW School of Nursing, discusses the impact of nursing fatigue on healthcare.
Heavy, wet snows can wreak havoc on many trees, particularly certain types of evergreens.
When it comes to these blood-sucking pests and other creepy-crawlies, each year can be a different experience, with weather patterns and other factors playing important roles in the behaviors of insects and other arthropods like spiders and millipedes, as well as other invertebrates.
Heavy snows broke state records for late April, but how does that impact the state's farmers? UW-Extension agricultural educator Heidi Johnson discusses whether growers are put behind schedule by the weather and how the extra moisture affects when farmers can plant.
Closures of Boston Store and Younkers outlets will affect hundreds of retail workers across Wisconsin. UW-Whitewater economist Russ Kashian explains trends in brick-and-mortar retail and what it means for both consumers and workers.
Growing vegetables from seeds started indoors can be fun and rewarding.
The victory by Rebecca Dallet over Michael Screnock in the Wisconsin Supreme Court election on April 3, 2018 capped off a particularly partisan campaign for what is officially a non-partisan seat.
Many people are confused about the status of the Affordable Care Act: Did it get repealed? Are people still required to have health insurance? What about Medicaid and BadgerCare? Are recipients required to work and to submit to drug testing? Who do the various policy changes affect?
Reclaimed wood is growing in popularity for use in interior design and furniture, creating opportunities to meet this rising demand.
Sediments left behind from the edges of the retreating ice sheets are providing geologists with a unique opportunity to better determine when the glaciers covered Wisconsin's Driftless Area.