Healthcare


Ascension Wisconsin has launched a clinic inside its existing facility in Oak Creek, a southern Milwaukee suburb, to treat COVID-19 patients with lingering symptoms. (Photo by Jonathon Sadowski)
Ascension Launches State’s First Clinic for Long-Term COVID-19 Symptom Treatment

A significant amount of COVID-19 patients experience serious long-term effects.

Nurses staff the COVID-19 testing site at Mayo Clinic Health System-Red Cedar in Menomonie. (Photo courtesy of Mayo Clinic Health System)
Mayo Nursing Administrators Are Being Asked to Work Nursing Shifts

Mayo’s five hospitals in the northwest region are at 100% of capacity, more than 300 nurses and medical staff quarantined.

Open enrollment through Healthcare.gov is open until Dec. 15. Image via Shutterstock
Need Health Insurance? The ACA Marketplace Is Now Open Until Dec. 15.

A lot has happened in the past 10 days—so much so that you may not realize that the Affordable Care Act’s open enrollment season began on Nov. 1.

Oral arguments start Tuesday before the US Supreme Court for a case backed by outgoing President Donald Trump that could overturn the Affordable Care Act. (Shutterstock image)
The US Supreme Court Will Now Decide if Millions of Wisconsinites Will Lose Health Care

Oral arguments begin Tuesday, with three conservative justices appointed by outgoing President Donald Trump joining the 6-3 conservative court to decide the case.

As Democratic members of the Senate Judiciary Committee climb the Capitol stairs, protesters with the “Handmaids Brigade” protest outside the U.S. Capitol, last Thursday in Washington, D.C. The committee voted to confirm the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court at the hearing, with the full U.S. Senate scheduled to vote on the nomination Monday night. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Baldwin: Everyone Knows Barrett Is a Vote to Kill Roe v. Wade

Senator pulls no punches on Barrett nomination. Johnson to vote in favor, and draws an early challenger for re-election.

President Donald Trump speaks to reporters on his way to Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House on September 30, 2020 in Washington, DC. President Trump was traveling to Minnesota for a fundraising event and a campaign rally, one day before getting diagnosed with COVID-19. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
The Average American Spends 15 Times More on Health Care Than Trump Paid in Federal Income Taxes in 2017

The average person spent $11,172 on health care in 2018, according to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services—15 times the amount Trump paid in federal income taxes a year earlier.