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UW Health Media Mentions: June 14, 2017

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Second Harvest food insecurity screenings

NBC 15
UW Health just started screening kids in the fall and now they are expanding in the hospitals.”


Second Harvest food insecurity screenings

NBC 15
UW Health just started screening kids in the fall and now they are expanding in the hospitals.”

State native ruled U.S. Open — twice

Post-Crescent-Appleton, WI
He and Susan are involved in several charities and his “Andy North and Friends” events have raised millions for the UW Carbone Cancer Center.

State agency OKs 10-bed NICU at SwedishAmerican in Rockford

RRStar
“In-house specialist physicians from our University of Wisconsin American Family Children’s Hospital will serve on-site, here in Rockford, providing optimal care for babies, along with healing comfort and convenience for mothers and families. We are extremely pleased to offer this specialized care to our patients and the community.”

UW-Madison chancellor says if federal government reduces research support, the state's flagship campus will have to rethink its research priorities

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
If federal funding for indirect costs tied to research were cut by Congress, as proposed by President Donald Trump, the University of Wisconsin-Madison could lose tens of millions of dollars annually and be forced to narrow the breadth of its research enterprise, Chancellor Rebecca Blank warned in a blog post Tuesday.

Why cancer patients don’t have enough information to make decisions about their treatments

PBS News Hour
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.

Webinar: Reducing Rural Cancer Disparities Together

Michigan State University
Reducing Rural Cancer Disparities Together is a collaborative effort between the University of Wisconsin-Extension and the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center.  

Rehab, Stretching and Building Strength through Innovation

Training & Conditioning
In fact, a study conducted by the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and public health and funded by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Foundation found that athletes who specialized in one sport were twice as likely to report previously sustaining a lower-extremity injury while participating in sports than athletes who did not.

Computer-assisted CT colonography performs well, gets reimbursed

Health Imaging
Timothy Ziemlewicz, MD, and radiology colleagues the University of Wisconsin and UW Health reviewed the cases of 347 consecutive patients whose CT scans received second reads from a computer-aided detection (CAD) system over a five-month period. Their aim was to test the clinical performance of the CAD system while also tracking related reimbursements.

Mike McCarthy Holds Eighth Annual Golf Event

WKOW
Packers head coach Mike McCarthy hosted his eighth annual McCarthy Golf Invitational at The Legend at Bergamont in Oregon on Monday raising money for the UW Health's American Family Children's Hospital.

East Troy man critically injured in cliff jump

Walworth County Today
The man's friends and witnesses brought him brought him to the surface, and he was airlifted to UW Hospital in Madison with life-threatening injuries, according to the release.
Gazette Xtra
Leader-Telegram

Jury can't reach verdict, woman gets mistrial in Jackson County heroin-related homicide

Madison.com
Dr. Steven Oaks, an assistant professor of pharmacology at UW-Madison and an expert witness for the defense, said he believed alcohol and diabetes killed Pugh.

Regional and National Medical and Health News

Noise May Raise Blood Pressure Risk

New York Times
Airport noise could raise the risk for high blood pressure, a new study suggests.

Trump Says Market Is Failing, but One Insurer Bets Big on Obamacare

New York Times
The Obamacare insurance markets aren’t as shaky as President Trump seems to believe.