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An Act of Giving: From One Generation to Another

An Act of Giving: From One Generation to Another

New Glarus, Wisconsin - Seated around a large table were five residents of the New Glarus Home, hunched over the work before them. Each was coloring a 10-inch square of ivory muslin on which a design had been traced. Most had arthritic hands and fail...
7/25/2014 | An Act of Giving: From One Generation to Another

Physicians Plus, UW Health Announce New, Multi-Year Provider Contract

Physicians Plus, UW Health Announce New, Multi-Year Provider Contract

Madison, Wisconsin - Physicians Plus Insurance Corporation and UW Health are pleased to announce a new, four-year partnership. The new contract, effective January 1, 2015, guarantees that all UW Health providers and facilities, including UW Hospital ...
7/24/2014 | Physicians Plus, UW Health Announce New, Multi-Year Provider Contract

Randy Jirtle Wins Major Award for Work in Epigenetics

Randy Jirtle Wins Major Award for Work in Epigenetics

Madison, Wisconsin - Twenty years ago, many doctors were skeptical about the idea that our daily environment and behaviors affected our genes, and most of us relied on a pill for almost every ill. So much has changed during the last two decades, in l...
7/24/2014 | Randy Jirtle Wins Major Award for Work in Epigenetics

Preclinical Study Offers Hope Against Hair Loss During Chemotherapy

Preclinical Study Offers Hope Against Hair Loss During Chemotherapy

Madison, Wisconsin - The same drug that keeps the dentist’s Novocain right where it’s injected soon could help cancer patients keep their hair.           A new University of Wisconsin...
7/23/2014 | Preclinical Study Offers Hope Against Hair Loss During Chemotherapy

Byars-Winston, Pugh Earn UW Outstanding Women of Color Awards

Byars-Winston, Pugh Earn UW Outstanding Women of Color Awards

Two faculty from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health are among the eight winners of the 2014-15 Outstanding Women of Color awards at UW-Madison. Dr. Angela Byars-Winston, associate professor in the Department of Medi...
7/22/2014 | Byars-Winston, Pugh Earn UW Outstanding Women of Color Awards

Cognitive Activities May Help Protect the Brain From Alzheimer's

Cognitive Activities May Help Protect the Brain From Alzheimer

Madison, Wisconsin - Playing games such as checkers, cards, or board games or putting puzzles together could help keep you mentally sharp in old age and may even be beneficial in staving off diseases like Alzheimer’s.    &nb...
7/22/2014 | Cognitive Activities May Help Protect the Brain From Alzheimer's

 

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