Updated: 07/10/2013 - According to the CDC, it's a growing statistic, the mentality of getting married and having kids right away is no longer there. Many blame the economy for the decline, saying both job and financial security is important before planning for a child.
Updated: 08/06/2013 - UPDATE: A Chinese researcher has been sentenced to two years of probation on charges stemming from the theft of a research drug from a Wisconsin medical school.
Updated: 07/09/2013 - There are a number of opportunities to donate blood in our area over the coming days.
Posted: 07/05/2013 - Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has signed a contentious Republican bill that would require women seeking an abortion to view an ultrasound of the fetus before the procedure and prohibit doctors from performing abortions unless they have admitting privileges at a local hospital.
Posted: 07/04/2013 - ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Federal and state health officials are investigating a listeria outbreak that may be linked to cheese.
Posted: 07/03/2013 - All offices and clinics of Public Health-Madison & Dane Co. will be closed on July 4th and July 5th
Posted: 07/02/2013 - ATLANTA (AP) -- U.S. health officials say middle-aged women are the fastest-growing group of people dying from drug overdoses.
Posted: 07/01/2013 - Relatively few people are taking advantage of HIV testing in Milwaukee despite data showing that the disease remains a threat.
Updated: 06/25/2013 - The state Department of Justice is getting ready to launch an anti-heroin media campaign and hand out grants to help local governments combat the drug.
Posted: 06/25/2013 - An Appleton man says the loss of his left arm in a car accident several years ago was a turning point in his struggle to lose weight.
Posted: 06/25/2013 - A new report says Wisconsin's track record for providing dental care to low-income children is dismal.
Posted: 06/24/2013 - Children's lives are improving with the economy in Wisconsin, but many families remain worse off than before the Great Recession.
Posted: 06/20/2013 - MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Wisconsin health officials say a dead crow found in Washington County is the first bird to test positive for West Nile virus this year.
Posted: 06/15/2013 - WHEATON, Ill. (AP) — Health officials in DuPage County are investigating a possible connection between four confirmed cases of E. coli infection.
Posted: 06/13/2013 - Newly-released figures from the U.S. Census Bureau show Wisconsin's senior population continues to grow.
Updated: 06/13/2013 - Women can now get medication-induced abortions at Wisconsin clinics after a Dane County judge blocked a recent state law from restricting that procedure.
Posted: 06/11/2013 - The leaders of four major health insurance companies in Wisconsin say the roll out of new private market exchanges under the federal health care law will be filled with uncertainty and horror stories.
Posted: 06/11/2013 - UPDATE: Six health groups have united against a provision in the Wisconsin state budget that would prohibit local communities from banning sugary foods and drinks.
Updated: 06/10/2013 - The federal government has told a New York judge it will reverse course and take steps to comply with his order to allow girls of any age to buy emergency contraception without prescriptions.
Posted: 06/10/2013 - UPDATE: Green Bay Packers Coach Mike McCarthy and his wife Jessica raised $325,000 for the American Family Children's Hospital as part of the 4th annual McCarthy Golf Tournament.
Updated: 06/10/2013 - Heroin-overdose deaths have surpassed cocaine fatalities in Milwaukee County, and a similar trend is playing out elsewhere in southeastern Wisconsin.
Posted: 06/07/2013 - Marquette University is partnering with the Milwaukee VA Medical Center to help fill the growing need for nurses at Veterans Affairs hospitals.
Posted: 06/04/2013 - Health care advocates and recipients of Wisconsin's BadgerCare benefits are calling on the Legislature's budget committee to accept a federally funded Medicaid expansion.