Posted: 08/07/2013 - A new report says Wisconsin isn't doing any better on curbing the obesity rate for preschoolers from low-income families.
Posted: 08/07/2013 - The Wisconsin Department of Justice says three Catholic hospital systems can't deny abortion providers admitting privileges.
Posted: 08/07/2013 - Wisconsin health officials are encouraging parents to make sure their children have the necessary immunizations before sending their children back to school.
Posted: 08/06/2013 - Thirteen insurance companies across Wisconsin have cleared the first hurdle to participate in the new federally run insurance exchange established under President Barack Obama's federal health care overhaul.
Posted: 08/05/2013 - Wisconsin Sen. Tammy Baldwin is leading a push to allow gay men to donate blood.
Posted: 08/02/2013 - UPDATED: Taylor Farms of Mexico is responsible for shipping parasite-tainted salad mix that has sickened consumers in Nebraska and Iowa, federal health officials say. The FDA did not say whether the same greens are tied to cyclospora outbreaks in other states.
Posted: 08/02/2013 - Two liberal groups are launching a campaign in Wisconsin and nine other states to promote President Barack Obama's health care overhaul and encourage people to enroll in health care exchanges.
Updated: 08/02/2013 - UPDATE: Gov. Scott Walker is dismissing an attempt by 20 Wisconsin counties to circumvent the state and deal directly with the federal government to get money to pay for Medicaid programs.
Posted: 08/02/2013 - The Food and Drug Administration is at last defining what a "gluten free" label on a food package really means after more than six years of consideration.
Posted: 08/02/2013 - UPDATE: A Wisconsin rabies survivor says her dogs have been exposed to the disease after biting an infected bat.
Posted: 07/31/2013 - Health officials say breast-feeding rates continue to inch up: Now more than 3 in 4 mothers try to breast-feed their newborns.
Posted: 07/30/2013 - An appeals court ruled Tuesday that New York City's Board of Health exceeded its legal authority and acted unconstitutionally when it tried to put a size limit on soft drinks served in city restaurants.
Posted: 07/29/2013 - Young children who were breastfed as infants scored higher on intelligence tests than formula-fed kids, and the longer and more exclusively they were breastfed, the greater the difference, say Harvard University researchers in a study published today in JAMA Pediatrics.
Posted: 07/29/2013 - New guidance says heart doctors should talk sex with their patients to let them know intimacy is often possible after a heart attack.
Posted: 07/25/2013 - Disappointed health officials say only about half of teenage girls have gotten a controversial vaccine against cervical cancer -- a rate that's changed little in three years.
Posted: 07/25/2013 - The Medical College of Wisconsin plans to open a new campus in Green Bay in 2015, and another in the Wausau area the following year.
Posted: 07/24/2013 - The federal government is spending less money in Wisconsin per capita to advertise the new health care law than it is in any other state.
Posted: 07/22/2013 - A federal judge has temporarily blocked a new North Dakota law that bans abortion when a fetal heartbeat is detected -- as early as six weeks into pregnancy.
Posted: 07/22/2013 - U.S. researchers are about to test a way to thwart one of chemotherapy's most despised side effects -- to see if giving the scalp a deep chill can prevent hair loss.
Posted: 07/19/2013 - Friday, marked the 6th annual "Golf for a Cause," in Sun Prairie. It also raises a lot of money towards cancer research. In the past six years "Golf for a Cure," has raised over 30,000 dollars, and they're donating this year's proceeds to the UW's Carbone Cancer Center.
Updated: 07/20/2013 - Milwaukee authorities are reporting a fourth and fifth suspected heat-related death.