Packers Radio Sponsor Helps To Support Make-A-Wish

WISCONSINREPORT.COM [WiscReport.com] (02/05/2016) – A Plymouth, Wisconsin cheese company helps make the wishes of ill children come true by donating funds to the Make-A-Wish Foundation. This is the fifth year the Sartori Company, producer of artisan and specialty cheeses for seven decades, is making contributions to the outstanding charitable organization. The donations to Make-A-Wish are made partially as a result of Sartori’s association with Packers Kicker Mason Crosby (feature photo). This past season, Sartori Company celebrated their 5-year anniversary with partners Mason Crosby and the Packers Radio Network. Through this partnership, Sartori pledged to donate $1,000 to Make-A-Wish Wisconsin for […]

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Wisconsin Gets An A In Care For The Seriously Sick

WISCONSINREPORT.COM (10/02/2015) – Wisconsin is among only 17 states to receive an A rating in the care of people with a serious illness. America’s Care of Serious Illness: 2015 State-by-State Report Card on Access to Palliative Care in Our Nation’s Hospitals, demonstrates that access to palliative care remains highly variable and depends more upon accidents of geography and hospital ownership than it does upon the needs of patients with serious illness.

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Proof Of Concept Study Sets Stage For Human Trial

WISCONSINREPORT.COM (08/19/2015) – Combining an experimental DNA vaccine against prostate cancer, with a new type of immunotherapy drug, increased vaccine effectiveness in mice with prostate cancer, according to a new study by UW Carbone Cancer Center scientists. Dr. Douglas McNeel, the study’s lead author, said the “proof of concept study” sets the stage for a human trial of the combination therapy, which began this week when the first patient received the vaccine.

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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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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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