Health


Registered nurses with UW Hospitals and Clinics are attempting to regain their union status that was taken from them with the passage of Act 10.  The board denied that request Thursday. (Photo by Pat Kreitlow.)
UW Hospital Rejects Nurses Union Again

Board says it can change, improve conditions without recognizing SEIU

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Wisconsin Coronavirus Count Holds at 1

Contained so far, Evers stresses preventative measures and monitoring

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States Act on Prescription Drug Costs

Assembly passes new regulations on bipartisan vote to add transparency

Sen. Tammy Baldwin talks to a constituent in Stevens Point during a meeting about prescription drug prices. (Photo courtesy of Sen. Baldwin Facebook page)
High Prescription Drug Prices May Be 2020’s Biggest Issue

Baldwin seeks support for bipartisan bill to break gridlock in the Senate

City of Eau Claire utilities manager Lane Berg shows a piece of lead pipe, found in some drinking water service lines. The thin, dark inner ring is the part of the steel pipe coated in lead, which is hazardous to human health. The light-colored coating on the inner part of the pipe is lime the city uses to coat lead pipes to prevent the dangerous metal from leaching into drinking water. (Photo by Julian Emerson)
2020 May Be the Real ‘Year of Clean Water’

Cities get more aggressive in removing lead pipes, legislators advance state plans to target water problems

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Coronavirus Is Officially in Wisconsin

Patient had been in China and is now in isolation away from UW Hospital

Rep. Melissa Sargent, D-Madison, speaks in Milwaukee during a forum on medical marijuana along with panelists Dr. Cecilia  Hillard, director of the neuroscience research center for the Medical College of Wisconsin, and Dr. Angela Janis, a psychiatrist with the State of Wisconsin. (Photo by Jonathon Sadowski)
Legal Weed Could Raise $1 Billion

Panelists caution medical marijuana is not a cure-all, but also not a gateway