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Wisconsin raises home-care spending from 2002-12

Posted: 06/26/2014 - Fifteen years after a landmark Supreme Court ruling, Wisconsin has doubled the percentage of Medicaid funds it dedicates for services to disabled people outside institutions.

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Rock County reports issues with medical transport

Posted: 06/16/2014 - Medicaid and BadgerCare Plus recipients in the Janesville area are having problems with the state-contracted ride service hired to drive them to medical appointments.

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Summer meals for low income students

Updated: 06/11/2014 - School is almost out for summer in Madison and for some kids it means swimming, biking and summer fun, but for other kids, it means they might not know where their next meal is coming from.

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June blood drives in our area

Updated: 06/04/2014 - The American Red Cross encourages blood donors to make appointments to help maintain the blood supply and help prevent a summer shortage.

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Welcoming Baby: Keeping dads involved

Updated: 05/29/2014 - The pregnancy process is so often about mom and baby that dads can feel left out. The importance of getting dad involved.

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UPDATE: Justices reject Wisconsin appeal over abortion law

Posted: 06/23/2014 - UPDATE: The Supreme Court has turned down Wisconsin's bid to begin enforcing a state law requiring abortion providers to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals, while a legal fight over the law plays out in lower federal courts.

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Wisconsin again considers self-insuring workers

Posted: 05/28/2014 - Wisconsin is accepting bids in a renewed effort to self-insure more than 200,000 state employees who receive health insurance through the Department of Employee Trust Funds.

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University of Wisconsin researchers take on ticks

Posted: 05/24/2014 - A team of researchers at the University of Wisconsin is taking on deer ticks -- with hopes of giving people a tool to protect themselves from the bugs that can transmit Lyme disease.

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UPDATE: Wisconsin patients waiting for seizure drug

Posted: 06/16/2014 - UPDATE: Wisconsin epileptic patients are still waiting for doctors to give them a marijuana-based anti-seizure drug two months after Gov. Scott Walker signed a bill allow the medication's use.

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The thigh gap trap

Updated: 05/20/2014 - The days of muscular thighs and well defined derrieres are gone, and the new trend, thigh gap. Have you heard of it? It's an ongoing problem with teens and now advertisers are hopping on board with the trend, but are they taking it too far?

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Nearly 63,000 Wisconsin residents lost Medicaid

Posted: 05/19/2014 - Nearly 63,000 Wisconsin residents who were on the state's BadgerCare Medicaid program lost their coverage at the end of March under tighter income eligibility standards.

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Welcoming Baby: Exercise during pregnancy

Updated: 05/15/2014 - We've all heard exercise is good for your health. And doctors and fitness experts agree that it's just as important during pregnancy.

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