The 4th Of July Birthday and Warm Parental Feelings

WISCONSINREPORT.COM (07/06/2015) [GARYTALK by Gary Morgan] – The 4th of July weekend is the time for millions of citizens of the United States, young and old, rich and poor, near and far, famous and ordinary, male and female, north and south, of many ancestral backgrounds and colors of skin, to celebrate the Independence of the United States of America.

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Women Worried About Well Woman Program Downsize

WISCONSINREPORT.COM (06/30/2015) – Under the leadership of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, and fellow Republican lawmakers, Wisconsin is downsizing a program affecting thousands of women in the state. The Wisconsin Well Woman Program (WWWP) funding has been reduced, resulting in loss of jobs and healthcare locations to which women have access. The change is effective July 1, 2015.

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$3.4 Million To Battle Prescription Medicine Addiction

WISCONSINREPORT.COM (06/19/2015) – The State of Wisconsin is funneling 3.4 Million dollars into a program to provide services to people who are addicted to opioid drugs. The grant is being awarded to the Family Health Center of Marshfield, Inc. (FHC), on behalf of the North Central Region Opioid Consortium (NCROC). Opioids are prescribed medications that relieve pain. Some people become addicted. Opioids reduce the intensity of pain signals reaching the brain and affect those brain areas controlling emotion, which diminishes the effects of a painful stimulus. Medications that fall within this class include hydrocodone (Vicodin), oxycodone (OxyContin, Percocet), morphine (Kadian, […]

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Ridiculously Good Bags Of Cash Stashed In Kettle Chips

WISCONSINREPORT.COM (5272014) – Some brands of potato chips marketed in Wisconsin and several other states are set to have Ridiculously Good Bags of Cash stashed for customers to find this summer. The company says one dozen Cape Cod brand kettle cooked potato chip fans will become $5,000 richer while the special summertime promotion is in effect.

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Wisconsin Health Care Ranks Second Highest In Nation

WISCONSINREPORT.COM (05/05/2015) – Wisconsin is the second most highly-rated state in the country, based on the quality of its health care, according to the federal Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). Wisconsin had the second best overall health care quality measure score among all 50 states, second only to New Hampshire.

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