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An Irreplaceable Loss
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A Contract for Fitness
For the Children
Donor organs for children in need of transplants are in short supply, which is the primary reason kids like William, a 9-month-old afflicted by biliary atresia, and his parents wait for that much-anticipated phone call telling them a suitable donor organ has been found. Read more
"These are the Scary Ones"
One presents with deep, throbbing chest pain and shortness of breath. The other presents with deep throbbing chest pain and shortness of breath. But mistaking an aortic dissection or an aortic aneurysm for a heart attack can have debilitating and deadly ramifications. That's why it's critical for patients, primary care and emergency-room physicians to understand the differences between these distinctly dangerous vascular events. Read more 
A New Partnership for the Greater Good
Emphasizing their common vision, leaders of Watertown Area Health Services (WAHS) and UW Health in Madison recently announced an affiliation that will link Watertown's independent community hospital and physician network to the extensive resources of UW Health. Read more
No smoking signTime to Quit
Sandy Wise wanted to quit smoking but couldn't find a doctor who would help her. With her daughter's assistance she found the tobacco cessation program at the UW Health West Clinic Learning Center, which provides individual quit-tobacco counseling. Read more 
UW Comprehensive Cancer Center oncologist Kyle Hole, MDCancer Myth Busting
When you or a loved one are diagnosed with cancer, you need the truth and nothing but the truth. Yet oncologist Dr. Kyle Holen (pictured) says widespread myths may lead vulnerable cancer patients to try untested treatments or procedures. Read more
125 Years and Counting
One hundred and twenty-five years ago, in the drafty confines of South Hall on Bascom Hill, the UW School of Pharmacy opened its doors. Today, more than 800 students are learning on the cutting edge of pharmaceutical research on the eighth-floor of Rennebohm Hall. Read more 
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Healthy recipes for kids for improved pediatric fitness. A comprehensive section devoted to diabetes management. Video tours that let you see inside the state-of-the-art American Family Children's Hospital. Check out what's new on UW Health's Web site. Read more