Articles by Shamane Mills

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Within the health care system, there’s increasing recognition of the role that housing plays in health. Hospitals, insurers and government officials around the country are taking steps to fix health issues that have links to poor housing.
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As COVID-19 spreads around the globe, state and local officials in Wisconsin are making preparations. While they say the risk of infection is low in Wisconsin, they said they want to be ready in case the outbreak worsens.
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When swine flu started circulating worldwide in 2009, Wisconsin and other states weren’t spared. So hospitals and health officials in Wisconsin want to be prepared if the novel coronavirus gets worse.
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Wisconsin will provide a record amount of money for broadband internet in underserved areas of the state that need it for business, government and school. But it is not enough to meet demand.
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What's considered normal weather changes over time. To account for that, the National Weather Service will recalculate a 30-year average of weather patterns from 1991 to 2020.
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Wisconsin health officials confirmed they are investigating possible cases of the novel coronavirus in different locations around the state.
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Six University of Wisconsin-Platteville students who traveled from China are being monitored for possible novel coronavirus infection.
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A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study underscores a longstanding problem in Wisconsin: Rural residents are more likely to die from preventable causes like cancer and heart disease.
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More than one-third of adults don't plan on getting a flu shot in the 2019-2020 season, according to a survey from National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago.
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State health officials say seasonal influenza has not peaked yet in Wisconsin and people can expect the illness to hang around through much of April.