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UW Health Media Mentions: June 12, 2017

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Madison hospital takes steps to address food insecurity

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
“Individuals with food insecurity and chronic hunger have more poor health,” said Cassie Vanderwall, a clinical nutritionist and dietetic internship program manager at UW Health. “We’re all about not just dealing with the fruit of the issue but really getting to the root.”


Madison hospital takes steps to address food insecurity

(In addition to this Milwaukee Journal Sentinel story, this story is in 55 media outlets around the nation.)

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
“Individuals with food insecurity and chronic hunger have more poor health,” said Cassie Vanderwall, a clinical nutritionist and dietetic internship program manager at UW Health. “We’re all about not just dealing with the fruit of the issue but really getting to the root.”

‘How long have I got?’: Why many cancer patients don’t have answers 

(This story appeared in an additional 56 media outlets around the nation.)

USA Today
Doctors in the study also overused medical terms that patients might not understand, said co-author Dr. Toby Campbell, chief of palliative care at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.

Charity care dips at Wisconsin hospitals, with more people insured; trend could end with Obamacare repeal

Wisconsin State Journal
UW Hospital has spent some of the money it saved from reduced charity care to expand nurse calls to patients to get mammograms or colonoscopies and prevent emergency room visits and hospital stays among the chronically ill, said Bob Flannery, chief financial officer for UW Health.
LaCrosse Tribune
Leader-Telegram
The Chippewa Herald
The Journal Times
Wisc News

Madison's building landscape shaped by J.P. Cullen for more than a century

Wisconsin State Journal
Presently, the company is working on the new Hamel Music Center at Lake Street and University Avenue, the new Meat Science and Muscle Biology Laboratory on Linden Drive, an expansion to UW Hospital’s parking ramp and an addition to the university police station.
The Chippewa Herald
Wisc News 

Andy North overcame injuries to win U.S. Open - twice

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
He and Susan are involved in several charities and his “Andy North and Friends” events have raised millions for the UW Carbone Cancer Center. He’s an enthusiastic – some might say rabid – follower of University of Wisconsin sports.
Citizen-Times
Indy Star
Las Cruces Sun-News
North Jersey
Ruidoso News
USA Swengen
USA Today

Evers to appear at UW Clinic in Sun Prairie for 'Reach Out and Read'

The Star
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Dr. Tony Evers will visit UW Health Sun Prairie Clinic will read to a group of young patients, tour the clinic and support the Reach Out and Read Wisconsin program from 10 - 11 a.m. on Tuesday, June 13.

Swede's CEO Gorski ready to say goodbye

13 WREX
Under his leadership, SwedishAmerican opened its regional cancer center and merged with UW Health in 2015. 

Visual evidence shows brain ‘resetting’ during sleep

Pakistan Observer
Cirelli and Tononi aimed to test their theory by analyzing whether the size of the synapses alters between sleeping and waking hours.

Research on the translation and implementation of stepping on in three Wisconsin communities

My Informs
Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI, United States. 

Madison boy is 1 of 800 with rare bone disease

NBC 15
She recommended them to the American Family Children's Hospital where they guessed Eli had FOP. 

Suspect in hit-and-run incident convicted in previous crash

Channel 3000
Karen Green, the 44-year-old Prairie Du Sac woman, was taken to Sauk Prairie Hospital and then to UW Hospital in Madison.

One man dies after UTV rollover in Lafayette County

NBC 15
The driver, Joseph James Smolenski, (27) of Geneseo, IL, was transported from the scene by Medflight to UW Hospital where he was later pronounced dead as the result of injuries sustained in the crash.

Alcohol could be a factor in deadly Lafayette County UTV crash Saturday, sheriff's office says

Wisconsin State Journal
Smolenski and his passenger were taken to UW Hospital in Madison, the sheriff's office said. 

Seriously injured woman trapped in vehicle in 3-car crash

Channel 3000
Police said the 40-year-old from Richland Center was transported to UW Hospital with serious injuries. 

Regional and National Medical and Health News

Seizing on Opioid Crisis, a Drug Maker Lobbies Hard for Its Product

New York Times
The ads have been popping up on billboards, buses and subways and in glossy magazines, with portraits of attractive men and women and a simple question in bold letters: What is Vivitrol?

Flexibility That A.C.A. Lent to Work Force Is Threatened by G.O.P. Plan

New York Times
In recent years, millions of middle- and working-class Americans have moved from job to job, some staying with one company for shorter stints or shifting careers midstream.

Bacteria Behind Legionnaires’ Disease Found at New York Police Station

New York Times
Traces of the bacteria that cause Legionnaires’ disease have been found in the water at a Manhattan police station where an officer who recently fell ill works, the police and health officials said on Sunday.