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March Career Madness: RN and Patient Care Opportunities

March Career Madness: RN and Patient Care Opportunities

Madison, Wisconsin - March Madness has extended beyond the basketball court to UW Health, one of Dane County's largest employers and home to Wisconsin's No. 1 hospital, as we continue to experience exciting growth. In order to recruit the best t...
2/24/2017 | March Career Madness: RN and Patient Care Opportunities

Preschool Teacher Donates Kidney to Student

Preschool Teacher Donates Kidney to Student

Madison, Wisconsin - When preschool teacher Beth Battista learned that Lyla Carreyn, a 5-year-old student at the same school, needed a kidney transplant, she said "I just knew I had to get tested." Just a few months later, on Feb. 22, Beth's kid...
2/23/2017 | Preschool Teacher Donates Kidney to Student

Feeling Lonely? Generate Your Own Warmth

Feeling Lonely? Generate Your Own Warmth

Having friends doesn’t just help our mental health, they help our physical health, too. And thanks to social media, we can now stay connected to friends and family across the globe. Things like Facetime and chat features help us keep friends an...
2/22/2017 | Feeling Lonely? Generate Your Own Warmth

Researchers Use Genetics to Identify Cancer Recurrence Risk

Researchers Use Genetics to Identify Cancer Recurrence Risk

Madison, Wisconsin - A University of Wisconsin-Madison researcher is honing in on a way to identify women at high risk of ovarian cancer recurrence, a common problem with the disease. Christina Kendziorski, principal investigator at the Ken...
2/21/2017 | Researchers Use Genetics to Identify Cancer Recurrence Risk

After Weight Loss, a Few Phone Calls Could Help Keep the Weight Off

After Weight Loss, a Few Phone Calls Could Help Keep the Weight Off

Madison, Wisconsin - A brief series of phone calls could be the key to keeping the pounds off long term. As most dieters know, regaining weight after losing it is very common. A new study found that a primarily telephone-based intervention ...
2/20/2017 | After Weight Loss, a Few Phone Calls Could Help Keep the Weight Off

UW Research to Help Feds Target Diabetes Outreach

UW Research to Help Feds Target Diabetes Outreach

Where you live has a major impact on your health. As that simple idea gains more traction in public-health research, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is now employing a novel tool to target disparities in diabetes care.&nbs...
2/17/2017 | UW Research to Help Feds Target Diabetes Outreach

 

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