A public health advisory issued on Sept. 22 by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services epitomized an ongoing sea change in attitudes about drug abuse and addiction as opioid overdoses continue to increase.
Wisconsin public health officials decided to call for a public advisory after reviewing the severity of the opioid crisis in the state. Wisconsin State Health Office Karen McKeown discusses the growing scope of this epidemic of addiction.
Food scientists around Wisconsin are building on a growing interest in fermentation to help both craft brewers and multinational mega-breweries improve their beers. But their work isn't just about the state's alcoholic beverage producers.