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Department of Family Medicine Changes Name to Reflect Community Health Mission

Department of Family Medicine Changes Name to Reflect Community Health Mission

Madison, Wisconsin - Recognizing that good health is achieved through more than just clinic visits, the UW School of Medicine and Public Health's Department of Family Medicine today changed its name to the Department of Family Medicine and Community ...
7/01/2015 | Department of Family Medicine Changes Name to Reflect Community Health Mission

No Flames but is the Campfire Really Out?

No Flames but is the Campfire Really Out?

Madison, Wisconsin - While flames from a campfire are an obvious danger, a UW Health burn surgeon warns that campfires can stay hot for hours and cause serious burns.  “We see a significant number of kids who suffer burns from falling...
6/30/2015 | No Flames but is the Campfire Really Out?

As Childhood Cancer Survival Rates Improve, Many Suffer from "Late Effects"

As Childhood Cancer Survival Rates Improve, Many Suffer from "Late Effects"

Madison, Wisconsin - An American Family Children's Hospital oncologist said better care coordination for childhood-cancer survivors transitioning to adult care could further improve long-term survival rates.Dr. Diane Puccetti is director of the Carin...
6/29/2015 | As Childhood Cancer Survival Rates Improve, Many Suffer from "Late Effects"

Study Finds Cost, Lack of Insurance Coverage are Primary Predictors of Poor Oral Health

Study Finds Cost, Lack of Insurance Coverage are Primary Predictors of Poor Oral Health

Madison, Wisconsin - One in five adults in Wisconsin is not receiving needed oral-health care and an estimated 15 percent have cavities. These results, the product of a collaborative study between the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the Wisc...
6/29/2015 | Study Finds Cost, Lack of Insurance Coverage are Primary Predictors of Poor Oral Health

Military Supports Prostate Cancer Research at UW Carbone Cancer Center

Military Supports Prostate Cancer Research at UW Carbone Cancer Center

Madison, Wisconsin - UW Carbone Cancer Center scientists studying prostate cancer have received $3.5 million in new grants from the U.S. Department of Defense. Related: American Cancer Society Funds UW Carbone Cancer Center Research  &...
6/24/2015 | Military Supports Prostate Cancer Research at UW Carbone Cancer Center

Colleagues Honor Farrell for Contributions to Wisconsin Partnership Program

Colleagues Honor Farrell for Contributions to Wisconsin Partnership Program

Dr. Philip Farrell, who served as dean of the UW School of Medicine and Public Health from 1995 to 2005, retired from the Wisconsin Partnership Program’s Oversight and Advisory Committee (OAC) in April. A professor emeritus in the Department of...
6/23/2015 | Colleagues Honor Farrell for Contributions to Wisconsin Partnership Program

 

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