Articles by Elizabeth Dohms-Harter

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Wisconsin and the United States are trending down in birth rates, marking a four-year decline according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report. Nationwide, the birth rate hasn't been this low since 1985.
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With all the furloughs, business closures and job losses that have occurred in the wake of COVID-19, Emily Guy Birken has no patience for financial advice focused on the "coulda, woulda, shouldas."
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Research is showing that contrary to prior belief, allergic asthma and respiratory allergies are not major risk factors for acute COVID-19 symptoms in the way other health issues are.
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Because of the threat of the spread from COVID-19, the grand reopening of the International Crane Foundation that was scheduled for late June will be pushed back likely until the fall.
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The Quarantine Times is an online newspaper published by a mother in Middleton, who edits the paper along with her four children. The newspaper is full of content from children, including writings, poetry and drawings.
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Influenza and COVID-19 share several commonalities. They both cause respiratory distress. They both can be transmitted via contact and in droplets. And they both kill.
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The spread of COVID-19, and the subsequent response intended to keep the virus at bay, has highlighted dependency on services like waste management — that prior to the pandemic were readily available.
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A plan from Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce calls for more businesses across the state to open with the caveat that they follow restrictions depending on how great the risk for COVID-19 is in their counties.
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With the continued goal of archiving historical events, the Wisconsin Historical Society is asking state residents to keep track of their experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic. Documenting can take any form.
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Madison-based writer Adrian Grimes' iteration of a parody of "Bohemian Rhapsody" has gone viral, with more than 4.9 million views.