Posted: 09/11/2013 - Polls show many Americans remain mystified by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, or "Obamacare" as it is commonly known.
Posted: 09/11/2013 - Police in northeastern Wisconsin have begun using a new saliva test that can tell them in eight minutes whether drivers have drugs in their system.
Posted: 09/09/2013 - Health care organizations in northeastern Wisconsin are cutting back on the practice of giving free drug samples to patients, saying the move will ultimately bring costs down.
Posted: 09/06/2013 - The Food and Drug Administration says consumers shouldn't worry too much about levels of arsenic in rice -- but should vary their diets just in case.
Posted: 09/04/2013 - CVS Pharmacy Inc. has paid $57,000 to settle alleged price scanner inaccuracies in stores throughout Wisconsin.
Posted: 09/03/2013 - Health care advocates are calling into question rate information released by Gov. Scott Walker's administration showing dramatic price increases for insurance plans to be sold through the new marketplace established under the federal health care law.
Posted: 08/29/2013 - A federal judge says the NFL and more than 4,500 former players want to settle concussion-related lawsuits for $765 million.
Posted: 08/28/2013 - Milwaukee may have recorded its first heat-related death of this week's heat wave.
Updated: 08/28/2013 - Experts remind movers and students to watch out for bed bugs this time of year.
Posted: 08/28/2013 - A massive statewide database of health care claims years in the making is set to go public in 2014, allowing Wisconsin residents to do comparison shopping before they choose a doctor or schedule surgery.
Posted: 08/28/2013 - Wisconsin residents pay more for health care than those in many other states, but they often receive higher quality care too.
Posted: 08/27/2013 - All Public Health – Madison & Dane Co. offices and clinics will be closed all day Friday, August 30th due a Dane County furlough day.
Updated: 08/27/2013 - The rejection of Medicaid expansion by more than half of the states will disproportionately affect rural residents.
Posted: 08/27/2013 - Cooling centers are open in our area during this latest bout of extreme heat.
Posted: 08/25/2013 - Forty-two of Wisconsin's rural hospitals could lose special Medicare payments under a proposal by a federal fiscal watchdog agency.
Posted: 08/22/2013 - A new analysis finds that everyone in Wisconsin will be able to choose from at least two insurance companies when purchasing coverage through the new marketplaces, or exchanges, created under the federal health care overhaul law.
Posted: 08/21/2013 - UPDATE: Wisconsin officials are looking into whether a 56-year-old Greenfield man died of Legionnaires' disease.
Posted: 08/21/2013 - The health care overhaul could provide more affordable and better insurance options for rural residents, who generally pay more for insurance and have less access to medical care than those living near cities.
Updated: 08/20/2013 - The process of signing up people for insurance under the federal health overhaul law is being discussed at meetings across the state.
Posted: 08/19/2013 - The number of abortions performed in Wisconsin dropped by more than 4 percent last year.