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12/1/2022 SSM Health sues 2 resigning orthopedic surgeons
Madison, Wis.-based SSM Health Dean Medical Group sued two orthopedic surgeons who resigned with plans to begin their own practice, The Chippewa Herald reported Dec. 1. SSM Dean Health was planning an outpatient orthopedic ASC when Jason Sansone, MD, and Brian Keyes, DO, encouraged colleagues to join them to ...
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11/28/2022 Luke Fickell arrives in Madison to take over as Wisconsin football coach
The University of Wisconsin's new football coach arrived in Madison just after 7 p.m. Sunday in an airplane carrying a Motion W on its tail. Luke Fickell was greeted by UW-Madison Chancellor Jennifer Mnookin, Bucky Badger, a group of senior athletic department staff members and UW's photo and video ...
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11/27/2022 Madison should recommit to helmets -- Paul Abramson
Regarding the Nov. 16 story " Helmets, seatbelts could stop most crash deaths ," I offer this: According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, most cyclists deaths are preventable. Proper use of a helmet " reduces the odds of a head injury by a whopping 50%, while the odds of damage to ...
madison.com
11/27/2022 Rhinotillexomania!
... do I. It seems. In fact, in 1995, a formal study was undertaken: researchers mailed a Rhinotillexomania Questionnaire to 1000 randomly selected adult residents of Dane County, Wisconsin. Of the 254 that responded, a whopping 91% confessed to picking their noses. (1.2% every hour!) (2 people picked their noses so ...
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11/26/2022 Madison365 Week in Review for November 26
Here are our most popular stories of the week, brought to you by Community Shares of Wisconsin. Mentoring Positives is seeking community support to outfit its new commercial kitchen. The Boys and Girls Club of Dane County is accepting donations of gifts for children until December 2. Dane County food ...
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11/25/2022 Dane County budget includes over $600,000 to support medical workforce | News | fitchburgstar.com
The 2023 Dane County budget, which was signed into law by County Executive Joe Parisi two weeks ago, includes more than $600,000 in funding for a groundbreaking trauma recovery program to support the medical workforce. According to a release from SEIU Healthcare Wisconsin, the state's largest healthcare workers union ...
fitchburgstar.com
11/22/2022 PHMDC releases one-year report on Madison CARES program
PHMDC releases one-year report on Madison CARES program MADISON, Wis. Public Health Madison & Dane County on Tuesday released a one-year report on the Madison CARES program that serves as an alternative response to police when responding to mental or behavioral health calls. The Community Alternative Response Emergency ...
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11/22/2022 'It has the potential to kind of stop the bleeding': Dane County funds program to help medical workforce grow, recover from pandemic | News | wkow.com
DANE COUNTY (WKOW) -- During the COVID-19 pandemic, nurses, doctors, respiratory therapists and others in the health care field worked longer hours and treated more patients, day after day for more than two years. For RN Tami Burns, that extra work added up quickly and it was made worse by ...
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11/21/2022 With no gathering limit or mask mandate, Dane County eyes return to normal Thanksgiving celebrations | News | wkow.com
MADISON (WKOW) -- Thanksgiving celebrations in Dane County this year will look very different than in 2020, when there was a public health order banning indoor gatherings between different households, and in 2021, when a mask mandate was still in place and concerns about the omicron variant were rising. "In general ...
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11/19/2022 Madison receives EPA funding to improve air quality and address health disparities | News | wkow.com
MADISON (WKOW) -- The City of Madison has been awarded nearly $430,000 in funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Enhanced Air Quality Monitoring for Communities grant program. The program was created to assist local efforts to monitor a city's air quality, while promoting partnerships between communities and their local ...
wkow.com
11/18/2022 Senior volunteers combat loneliness -- Margie Zutter
This week is Social Isolation and Loneliness Awareness Week in Wisconsin. In the United States, 40% of people who have a disability and 43% of people aged 65 or older say they feel lonely some or all the time. Loneliness is associated with physical, emotional and psychological health impacts such ...
madison.com
11/18/2022 Wisconsin had 1,427 opioid overdose deaths last year, 16% higher than previous record
Wisconsin had 1,427 opioid overdose deaths last year, 16.3% more than the previous record in 2020 and more than double the toll from just six and seven years earlier, with fentanyl fueling much of the increase, officials say. Liliana "Lily" Kolb died at the age of 20 from an overdose ...
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11/17/2022 City Council approves $4.5 million more for Madison Public Market, boosts council pay
After vigorous debate, the City Council late Wednesday overwhelmingly approved up to $4.5 million to help close a financing gap and advance the long-awaited, $20 million Madison Public Market on the East Side. The council, on the second long night of deliberations on Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway's proposed capital ...
madison.com
11/17/2022 Fitchburg AMC theater continues to draw health violations, including 2 considered 'priority'
The 18-screen AMC multiplex movie theater in Fitchburg continues to draw health violations . Public Health Madison and Dane County issued five violations to the theater Nov. 8 during an inspection, with two considered "priority." One of the priority violations was classified under "employee heath reporting" with the inspector finding ...
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11/17/2022 Wisconsin had 1,427 opioid overdose deaths last year, 16% higher than previous record
Wisconsin had 1,427 opioid overdose deaths last year, 16.3% more than the previous record in 2020 and more than double the toll from just six and seven years earlier, with fentanyl fueling much of the increase, officials say. In Dane County, 139 people died from opioid overdoses last year, 13 ...
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11/17/2022 Wisconsin had 1,427 opioid overdose deaths last year, 16% higher than previous record | dispatchist.com
In Dane County, 139 people died from opioid overdoses last year, also a record. In Dane County, 139 people died from opioid overdoses last year, 13% higher than the previous record the year before.Despite statewide investments in addiction treatment, many people still have trouble finding help, said Tanya Kraege, who ...
dispatchist.com
11/16/2022 Parisi signs $853 million dollar Dane County budget | Government | fitchburgstar.com
Touting the slogan, ‚AuOpportunity Out of Adversity,‚Au Dane County Executive Joe Parisi signed the 2023 county budget on Wednesday, Nov. 16. According to a county news release, the $853 million dollar spending plan works to ‚Auprioritize life's basic needs, housing, mental health supports, restorative justice, conservation initiatives, and ...
fitchburgstar.com
11/16/2022 Madison Receives EPA Funding to Improve Air Quality Monitoring and Tackle Health Disparities
Madison Receives EPA Funding to Improve Air Quality Monitoring and Tackle Health Disparities The City of Madison was awarded $429,746 in funding by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Enhanced Air Quality Monitoring for Communities competitive grant program. This program aims to support community and local efforts to monitor their ...
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11/16/2022 Parisi signs Dane County budget after executing 2 partial vetoes | News | wkow.com
MADISON (WKOW) A Dane County official has signed the $853 million budget, though he did exercise two partial vetoes. Dane County Executive Joe Parisi said the budget prioritizes basic needs, housing, mental health, restorative justice and conversation initiatives. ‚AuThe 2023 Dane County budget builds upon the work we‚Aove ...
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11/16/2022 City of Madison given nearly $430K by EPA to monitor air quality
MADISON, Wis. The City of Madison received nearly $430,000 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to better monitor air quality in and around the city. City officials announced the award Wednesday, which will allow crews to install a network of 68 air quality sensors around Madison. The sensors will ...
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11/15/2022 A Gel Could Help Treat Cancers in Dogs, and Maybe Kids, Too
TUESDAY, Nov. 15, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- A new immunotherapy gel being tested in pet dogs could pave the way for gentler and more effective treatment of one of the most common childhood cancers, researchers say. Sarcoma is one of the most common cancers in dogs, affecting the bones and soft ...
madison.com
11/15/2022 Hot dog popsicles. Velveeta martinis. Kraft Heinz hopes stunts can help revive iconic brands
Oscar Mayer . Velveeta . Capri Sun. Kraft Heinz CEO Miguel Patricio admits: Some of the company's iconic products had become "a little bit dusty." "For a while, we were apologetic about the brands that we had," Patricio told CNN Business. "We got distracted believing that the future was launching new small ...
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11/15/2022 Walmart Offers $3 Billion to Settle Opioid Lawsuits
TUESDAY, Nov. 15, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Another major pharmacy chain has offered billions to settle claims for its role in the opioid epidemic. While saying it would pay out $3.1 billion, Walmart noted in a statement that it "strongly disputes" allegations made by state, local and tribal governments in lawsuits ...
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11/15/2022 LGBTQ Youth Have Double the Risk for Suicidal Thoughts, Attempts
TUESDAY, Nov. 15, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- A new study that looks at suicide risk among U.S. teens who are lesbian, gay and bisexual finds they have disproportionately high rates of suicidal thoughts, planning and attempts compared to their heterosexual peers. ‚AuThe major message of this paper is that among a ...
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11/15/2022 Progress Against Stillbirths Has Stalled in U.S.
TUESDAY, Nov. 15, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. stillbirth rates still need to be tackled at the local, state and national levels because efforts to reduce the risk have stalled, new research claims. Racial disparities remain as well, with Black women more likely to experience stillbirth (the loss of a baby ...
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