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Peter Lewis Earns Shaw Scientist Award for Genetic Approaches to Cancer

Peter Lewis Earns Shaw Scientist Award for Genetic Approaches to Cancer

Dr. Peter Lewis, assistant professor of biomolecular chemistry at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, has earned funding and a prestigious honor from the Greater Milwaukee Foundation. Lewis is one of two UW-Madison ...
5/22/2015 | Peter Lewis Earns Shaw Scientist Award for Genetic Approaches to Cancer

Teaching Safe Sleep Practices in Shelters

Teaching Safe Sleep Practices in Shelters

Madison, Wisconsin - That the Salvation Army building on East Washington Ave. in Madison used to be a school is fitting, because the mothers of young children seeking shelter there are learning skills that can help keep their babies safe while they s...
5/22/2015 | Teaching Safe Sleep Practices in Shelters

High Pitch Counts Can Lead to Arm Trouble for Young Pitchers

High Pitch Counts Can Lead to Arm Trouble for Young Pitchers

Madison, Wisconsin - Some coaches are using innings rather than number of pitches thrown to monitor their pitchers' fatigue. Just like a driver who only monitors the number of months driven between oil changes and ignores the number of miles dri...
5/21/2015 | High Pitch Counts Can Lead to Arm Trouble for Young Pitchers

Avoiding Common Skin Problems for Athletes

Avoiding Common Skin Problems for Athletes

Madison, Wisconsin - The warm sun of spring - Wisconsin residents, we see you scoffing over there - invite many athletes to trade stuffy gyms and fitness clubs for outdoor sports and training. While getting outside can be a literal and figurativ...
5/20/2015 | Avoiding Common Skin Problems for Athletes

UW Hospital Performs Well in New "Common Core" Rating

UW Hospital Performs Well in New "Common Core" Rating

Madison, Wisconsin - University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics met or exceeded expected performance standards in all five categories of U.S. News & World Report's first ratings for "common care." Expanding on its long-standing ranking of ...
5/20/2015 | UW Hospital Performs Well in New "Common Core" Rating

Athletes Need to Recover Mentally From Injuries, Too

Athletes Need to Recover Mentally From Injuries, Too

Madison, Wisconsin - Recovering from a sports injury involves more than healing an athlete's physical pain, says UW Health sport psychologist Shilagh Mirgain. To once again thrive, the athlete's psyche needs as much attention as her torn ACL, co...
5/19/2015 | Athletes Need to Recover Mentally From Injuries, Too

 

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