map of neighborhood healthcare outcomes
Health & Wellness
January 6, 2020

UW–Madison study finds where you live affects brain health

Living in disadvantaged neighborhoods may impact the brain, according to researchers at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.

Health & Wellness
January 3, 2020

Inflammation predicts response to anti-depression medication

Children and teens with bipolar depression responded better to an antipsychotic medicine if they had increased markers of inflammation in their blood, a new University of Wisconsin–Madison study shows.

Health & Wellness
December 31, 2019

UW Carbone Cancer Center physicians: All cancer patients should be screened for Hepatitis C

All cancer patients should be screened for exposure to the Hepatitis C virus because cancer treatment can make an active viral infection worse, according to a statement published this month in the Journal of Oncology Practice.

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Health & Wellness
December 18, 2019

Survey of the Health of Wisconsin presents Latino Community Health Survey at conference

The Wisconsin Research and Education Network recently invited Allison Rodriguez, a SHOW student investigator, to present at their annual conference in Madison.

Health & Wellness
November 14, 2019

Nation’s first and only rural Ob-Gyn residency program expands

The nation’s only rural Ob-Gyn residency program is expanding. Starting October 7, Western Wisconsin Health in Baldwin, Wisconsin will join the rural rotation as a part of the UW Ob-Gyn rural-residency program.

Health & Wellness
October 28, 2019

UW study: Adult binge drinking costs Wisconsin $4 billion a year

A new study by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute reveals the financial magnitude of adult binge drinking in Wisconsin.

Health & Wellness
October 22, 2019

Study: Higher social media engagement with marijuana marketing linked to higher rates of use

One in three youth in states with legal recreational marijuana (cannabis) engage with marijuana brands on social media.

A newborn sleeping on their mother's shoulder
Health & Wellness
October 18, 2019

Prevention Research Center to focus on mother-baby health

Wisconsin’s first Prevention Research Center is coming to UW–Madison thanks to a five-year, $3.7 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Health & Wellness
October 10, 2019

Study: Face-to-face communication key to job satisfaction in primary care clinics

Frequent face-to-face communication among all care team members in primary care clinics may boost overall job satisfaction for health care professionals, according to a recent study by the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.

J. C. Dawkins
Health & Wellness
October 8, 2019

Healthy habits after heart attack

Health & Wellness
August 5, 2019

Fear of more dangerous second Zika, dengue infections unfounded in monkeys

An initial infection with dengue virus did not prime monkeys for an especially virulent infection of Zika virus, according to a study at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Nor did a bout with Zika make a follow-on dengue infection more dangerous.

Health & Wellness
August 1, 2019

SHOW partners with Community Care of Milwaukee

The Survey of the Health of Wisconsin (SHOW) has partnered with Community Care, Inc. of Milwaukee to further their common goal of improving the health of Wisconsin’s residents.