News Archive 2009

12/29/2009New Study Helps Smokers Quit
12/28/2009Epilepsy Researcher Receives Top Award
12/28/2009Treating Postpartum Depression
12/22/2009As Newborn Screening Expands, Parents Need More Help
12/21/2009Alzheimer's Disease Doesn't Take a Holiday
12/18/2009Santa Visits American Family Children's Hospital
12/17/2009Local Health Care Leaders Discuss Policy and Reform
12/17/2009UW Health Pediatrics Clinic Donates to Second Harvest Food Bank
12/16/2009Young Mother Survives Rare Heart Arrhythmia
12/15/2009The Air Up There Could be Bad for Your Heart
12/14/2009Children's Hospital Offers Specialized Treatment for Childhood Cancer
12/14/2009Handel, Bach and the History of Eye Care
12/14/2009Tour de Touchdown Raises Funds for Children's Hospital
12/10/2009UW Hospital and Clinics Executive Appointed to National Council
12/07/2009Wisconsin Study Ties Lower Hormone Use to Fewer Breast Cancer Cases
12/04/2009Donated Fat Could Play Key Role in Neurosurgery
12/03/2009Resolve to Help, and Boost Your Health, Too
12/02/2009UW Health Infectious Disease Expert Dennis Maki Honored For Community Service
12/01/2009Children's Hospital Opens New Inpatient Library
12/01/2009Never Forget: UW Hospital's HIV Clinic Brings AIDS Memorial Quilt to Madison
11/25/2009UW Hospital and Clinics Among Top 100 for Cardiovascular Care
11/25/2009Wisconsin Scientists Assemble Puzzle of Red Blood Cell Genes
11/24/2009Tips for Treating Nose Bleeds
11/18/2009Neurosurgery Offers Hope for Excruciating Facial Pain
11/17/2009Tips for Staying Healthy While Traveling
11/16/2009African-American Men at Higher Risk of False Positives in Prostate Testing
11/16/2009Celebrity Car Seat Challenge at American Family Children's Hospital
11/16/2009UW Hospital Honored for Organ Donation Efforts
11/16/2009UW Researchers Find Cross-talk Mechanism Contributes to Colorectal Cancer
11/13/2009Portion Size Key to a Healthy Thanksgiving
11/12/2009Creating a New Vision for Alzheimer's Care
11/11/2009Blanket Drive Underway at UW Obstetrics/Gynecology Clinics
11/10/2009UW Researchers Eliminate Cervical Cancer in Mice with FDA-Approved Drugs
11/09/2009Alzheimer's Disease Annual Update: To Know or Not to Know
11/09/2009University of Wisconsin Launches Study of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans
11/06/2009At Home Dialysis Helps Patients Return to a Normal Life
11/06/2009Children's Hospital Provides Specialized Emergency Medical Care for Kids
11/06/2009Fab Five One Remarkable Week, Five Heart Transplants
11/06/2009Later Birth Order May Decrease Breast-Cancer Risk
11/06/2009Saving Two Lives with One Surgery
11/06/2009UW Hospital and Clinics Earns Magnet Recognition
11/05/2009Brace Yourself: Are Ankle Braces Effective for Preventing Injuries?
11/05/2009Free and Clear: A Young Woman's Struggle with Ulcerative Colitis
11/05/2009Groundbreaking Nears for UW Health Fertility Clinic
11/05/2009Join Our New Online Community
11/03/2009Progress Against Cancer Addressed at Symposium
10/30/2009Combat Blindness Foundation Celebrates 25 Years of Sight-saving Work
10/27/2009Risk Reduction Options for Breast Cancer
10/26/2009Health Care Reform Legislation to Counter Nursing Faculty Shortage
10/23/2009Options Clinic Offers Hope for Patients
10/23/2009When The Hero Takes a Fall - Talking to Kids About Athletes and Scandal
10/22/2009University of Wisconsin Launches Innovative Research into State's Health Disparities
10/20/2009Distracting Kids Helps Ease Pain from Vaccinations
10/13/2009UW Health Pediatrician Studies Impact of Social Media on Kids
10/12/2009Study of Smoking Among the Poor Reveals Striking Findings
10/02/2009Funk Out Concert to Benefit Cancer Center
10/01/2009Middle Schoolers Collaborate on Sculpture for Combat Blindness Foundation
10/01/2009Scientists to Study Health Effects of Wisconsin's Changing Climate
9/29/2009Fresh Air May Help Baby's Colic
9/29/2009Time is Critical for STEMI Patients
9/29/2009UW Carbone Cancer Center Physician Named Chairman of ECOG Committee
9/25/2009How to Cook for a Healthier You
9/24/2009UW Hospital Surgeons Perform Rare Domino Organ Transplant
9/22/2009UW Hospital Once Again Named One of Working Mother's 100 Best Companies
9/21/2009American Family Children's Hospital Ranked for Use of Electronic Health Records
9/18/2009Reason for Hope in Lung Cancer Care
9/16/2009Advice for Parents: Don't Be Afraid of Being in Charge
9/16/2009Platelet-Rich Plasma: A Novel Alternative to Surgery
9/14/2009UW Health Ophthalmologist Studies Stroke in the Eye
9/09/2009The Secret Cancer: Inflammatory Breast Cancer
9/08/2009Breast Milk Helps Prevent Diarrhea in Newborns
9/04/2009From Heart Patient to Med Student: A Heart Walk Journey
9/03/2009Largest Class in UW School of Medicine and Public Health History Begins
9/03/2009UW Health Orthopedic Surgeon: Don't Drive with a Cast on Your Foot
9/01/2009The Future of Personal Health Records
8/31/2009Nursing Education Innovator Celebrated
8/31/2009Service Award Honors Commitment to Community
8/31/2009UW Health Nursing Practice Innovation Director Named American Academy of Nursing Fellow
8/31/2009UW Hospital and Clinics Unveils Distinguished Magnet Obelisk and Plaque
8/28/2009Moss Named Associate Dean at UW School of Medicine and Public Health
8/27/2009Luncheon Encourages Women to 'Go Red' for Heart Health
8/26/2009Madison Mini-Marathon Promotes Women's Health: Aug. 29
8/26/2009St. Jude's CEO to Give 2009 Rennebohm Lecture: September 10
8/24/2009New Chair of Medicine at UW School of Medicine and Public Health
8/21/2009American Stroke Association Lauds UW Hospital's Stroke Care
8/21/2009Clinical Trial Uses Bat Saliva Enzyme for Stroke Treatment
8/21/2009The Rapid Evolution of Stroke Care
8/21/2009UW Health Launches State's First Telestroke Program in Watertown
8/17/2009Adjusting to Life When the Kids Leave
8/17/2009Alternative Strategies for Pain Management
8/12/2009Madison Home to 2010 National Kidney Foundation U.S. Transplant Games
8/11/2009Cats May Hold the Key to a Malaria Vaccine
8/10/2009Managing Diabetes in Young Athletes
8/07/2009The Arts-in-Health Care Program at UW Hospital and Clinics
8/06/2009Helping Kids Adjust to College Life
8/06/2009Tips for Packing a Healthy School Lunch
8/06/2009Today's Kids More Accepting of Eyeglasses
8/05/2009The Challenges of Restless Leg Syndrome
8/03/2009Cancer Patient Rides Bike from Waupun to Madison for Appointment
8/03/2009RUSCH Program Addresses Areas Lacking Adequate Health Care
8/03/2009UW Study Investigates Predicting Mental Health Problems in Children
7/30/2009Researchers Discover New Location for RNA Degradation
7/28/2009Green Bay Packers Coach Visits Children's Hospital
7/28/2009Seven Questions Identify Smokers at Risk for Relapse
7/22/2009UW Health Dermatologist Warns Against Getting Burned by Sunscreen
7/20/2009Obesity and Diabetes Threaten Children of Color
7/17/2009New Path to Appointments for Radiation Oncology Patients
7/16/2009It's Never too Late to Change Health Habits
7/16/2009Med Flight Milestone: 25 Years, 25,000 Flights
7/16/2009Research Uses Stem Cells to Treat Diabetes
7/16/2009Sick Children Affect Parents' Mental Health
7/16/2009Summertime Equals Fitness Loss
7/16/2009The Future of Prostate Cancer Screening
7/16/2009U.S. News and World Report Ranks UW Hospital and Clinics in Top Three Percent
7/09/2009Clinic Provides Support, Help for Childhood Cancer Survivors
7/09/2009Golfing Weekend Benefits Cancer Center
7/09/2009UW Hospital and Clinics Announces New General Counsel
7/09/2009Wisconsin Sleep Study: The Effects of Limited Sleep on the Brain
7/08/2009Children's Hospital Home to State-of-the-Art Cancer Treatment Room
7/08/2009Compound in Red Wine May Treat Cancer
7/08/2009Doctor's Compassion May Help Cure Colds Faster
7/08/2009Long-Term Care Important for Childhood Cancer Survivors
7/08/2009New Directions in Childhood Cancer Research at UW Health
7/08/2009Rare Procedure to Fight Childhood Cancer
7/07/2009Dangers of Diving
7/06/2009Number of Wisconsin Organ Donors Highest Ever
6/23/2009American Family Children's Hospital Supports 6th Annual Safety Town
6/23/2009UW Hospital Completes Unique Disaster Drill
6/19/2009UW Health Neurosurgeon Named President of The Society of Neurological Surgeons
6/17/2009A Responsible Approach to Hip Replacement
6/17/2009Diabetes and Foot Protection
6/17/2009Keeping Sports in Perspective for Children
6/17/2009Stroke Technology Saves Lives When Minutes Matter
6/17/2009Tips for Keeping Food Safe in Hot Weather
6/15/2009Safe Kids Coordinator Warns Against Driveway Dangers
6/10/2009Tips for Avoiding Water-Borne Illnesses This Summer
6/08/2009Childhood Climbing Can Lead to Injury
6/08/2009Talking to Your Children About Sex
6/02/2009From the Waiting Room to the Birthing Room
5/29/2009After-school Program Enhances Pediatric Fitness
5/28/2009Innovative Program Provides a Second Set of Eyes in ICU
5/26/2009Misinterpreting Children's Medications
5/26/2009New Homepage for
5/21/2009McArdle Laboratory for Cancer Research Names New Chair
5/20/2009Learning from the Disabled of the Animal Kingdom
5/20/2009Radiothon Raises $442,000 For American Family Children's Hospital
5/19/2009Protecting Your Lips: The Forgotten Cancer
5/18/2009Special Protein Helps Maintain an Efficient Brain
5/15/2009You're Never too Young to Have a Stroke
5/14/2009Air-to-Fakie or Air-to-Injury? Head and Spine Injuries for Snowboarders
5/14/2009Confronting the Problem of Chronic Pain
5/14/2009Risky Behavior Prominent on Teen MySpace Profiles
5/12/2009Teens and Over-the-Counter Drugs: A Dangerous Combo
5/08/2009New Health Push in Central Wisconsin
5/04/2009Can Milk Help Prevent Transplant Rejections?
5/04/2009Hospital Donates to Local Charity
5/04/2009Robotic Surgery Used to Treat Bladder Cancer
5/04/2009Three Steps to Brain Fitness
5/04/2009UW Health Raises $67,000 at Heart Walk
4/30/2009Andy North and Friends Golf Benefit for Cancer Research
4/30/2009Caps for the Cure to Raise Funds for Childhood Cancer Research
4/30/2009Capsaicin Patch Eases Shingles Pain
4/30/2009Car Safety for the Youngest Passengers: Backwards is Best
4/30/2009Checking Your Child's Blood Pressure
4/30/2009Dealing with a Child's Bedwetting
4/30/2009Documentary: Meditation Helps Prisoners Change Themselves
4/30/2009Donor Family Gives to UW Health Organ Procurement Organization
4/30/2009Donor Spotlight: Choose Hope
4/30/2009Egg-Stravaganza to Benefit Hospital's Child Life Group
4/30/2009Emotional Complexity of Infertility
4/30/2009Future Doctors Organize Public Forum on Covering the Uninsured
4/30/2009Genetic Information Helps Doctors Determine Best Dose
4/30/2009Increase in Girls' Volleyball Players Ups Risk for Injury
4/30/2009Injuries Common if Young Athletes Don't Prepare
4/30/2009Joint Commission Declares UW Hospital and Clinics Top Notch
4/30/2009Largest Ever National Children's Study to Begin
4/30/2009Light Therapy for Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
4/30/2009Lymphoma Research Revs Up
4/30/2009Preventing a Broken Heart
4/30/2009Protect Your Head When Sledding
4/30/2009Protein That Regulates Hormones Critical to Women's Health Found in Pituitary
4/30/2009Psychoactive Compound Activates Mysterious Receptor
4/30/2009Santa Brings Joy to Patients at American Family Children's Hospital
4/30/2009Some Seniors Pay Too Much for Prescription Drugs
4/30/2009The Links Between Brain Injury and Depression
4/30/2009Unique Neurosurgery Bypasses Brain Aneurysm
4/30/2009Unusual Compound Seeks and Destroys Cancerous Tumors
4/30/2009UW First: From Skin to Stem Cells to Heart Cells
4/30/2009UW Health Briefs: Women's Health
4/30/2009UW Health Experts Talk Quilting on Wisconsin Public Television
4/30/2009UW Health Statement on Med Flight Report
4/30/2009UW Health Statement Regarding Madison Surgery Center Plans
4/30/2009UW Hospital and Clinics Doctor Repairs Hole in Heart
4/30/2009UW Hospital Named Top Performer for Financial Efficiency
4/30/2009UW Population Health Institute Awarded Grant for Community Health Improvement
4/30/2009UW School of Medicine and Public Health Ready for a Food Fight
4/30/2009Your Home Can Be a Source for Allergies
4/29/2009Head and Neck Cancer: Pat's Story
4/28/2009Fertility Preservation for Testicular Cancer Patients
4/28/2009Idol Performance at Children's Hospital
4/28/2009Listening Helps Prevent Suicide
4/28/2009The Boys of Her Heart: From Kenya to American Family Children's Hospital
4/28/2009UW Health Nutritionist Says Eat to Lose Weight
4/28/2009UW Health Opposes Donor Organ Policy Change
4/28/2009UW Hospital and Clinics Garners Award for Encouraging Healthy Employees
4/28/2009UW Physiologist: Falling in Love is Unhealthy
4/28/2009UW School of Medicine and Public Health Names New Associate Dean
4/27/2009Outdoor Enthusiasts Take Note: Beware of Blastomycosis