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UW Health Media Mentions: June 16, 2017

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Wisconsin ranks 28th for children’s health, with stark disparities for African-American kids

The Cap Times
Dr. Dipesh Navsaria is seen in 2011 at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health’s free student-run clinic at the Salvation Army Family and Women’s Shelter in Madison.


Wisconsin ranks 28th for children’s health, with stark disparities for African-American kids

The Cap Times
Dr. Dipesh Navsaria is seen in 2011 at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health’s free student-run clinic at the Salvation Army Family and Women’s Shelter in Madison.

Despite options, many cancer patients are left in the dark

CNN
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.

Badgers men's hockey: Fourth Blake Geoffrion charity game also helps former Wisconsin skater AJ Degenhardt

Wisconsin State Journal
And Degenhardt will be in Madison on Saturday for the fourth annual Blake Geoffrion Hockey Classic, a charity game at LaBahn Arena that benefits the UW Health Burn Center.
La Crosse Tribune
The Chippewa Herald
Wisc News

West Point debates a recreation affiliation

HNG News
According to Nedeau-Owen, Enge has been a nurse at UW Hospital for 26 years and is a longtime West Point resident. He said Enge could not be present at the board meeting because she was on a mission trip.

Regional and National Medical and Health News

As Opioid Panel Meets, Some Say Action, Not Study, Is Needed

New York Times
Weeks before the presidential election, at a packed rally in New Hampshire, Donald J. Trump recounted the story of a young woman and her boyfriend who had fatally overdosed within a year of each other. He promised not just a border wall to keep drugs out, but also more access to treatment.

Is Chlorine in Swimming Pools Safe?

New York Times
It’s understandable to be concerned about a chemical that dries out skin and hair and that has a smell that can linger long after a shower. But for the most part, experts say, there’s no reason to worry.

Scalise Faces Prospect of Multiple Operations

New York Times
Representative Steve Scalise, wounded by a gunman on a baseball field on Wednesday, is likely to endure multiple operations as surgeons try to stanch bleeding and repair the damage to his internal organs.