Do you have a therapist? If not, let this be the year we get a counselor.
By Karen Stokes Maternal health involves maintaining women’s well-being throughout pregnancy, childbirth, and the postnatal period, with the goal of fostering positive experiences and optimal health for both mother and baby. There are several stories highlighting challenges women are facing with maternal health. Eighteen years ago, Kara Boeldt, founder and executive director of Endpreeclampsia.org, experienced […]
By Karen Stokes As the holiday season approaches, families often look forward to spending quality time with their loved ones. But holidays can be a stressful time for families caring for someone living with Alzheimer’s. Maintaining or adapting family rituals and traditions helps all family members feel a sense of belonging and family identity. According […]
By Clarence Nicholas NAACP Milwaukee President The tobacco industry decades ago launched a devastating campaign to target the Black community with its products, its primary tool being menthol cigarettes. This sustained attack on Black health has resulted in profits in the billions and the deaths of millions. Understandably, health and social and racial justice advocates, […]
Expanding Medicaid here in Wisconsin would mean making care available to nearly 90,000 more low-income Wisconsinites.
Transgender youth will continue to have access to gender-affirming medical care, provided the veto survives an override early next year. By Phoebe Petrovic Wisconsin Watch Wisconsin Watch is a nonprofit, nonpartisan newsroom. Subscribe to our newsletters for original stories and our Friday news roundup. Transgender youth will continue to have access to gender-affirming care in Wisconsin after Democratic […]
The Biden-Harris Administration has unveiled a comprehensive plan to ensure accessible, affordable healthcare for all Americans.
By Felesia Martin Vice Chair, Democratic Party of Wisconsin Obamacare is once again under threat. This news shouldn’t come as a surprise. Donald Trump’s Republican party has long pursued an extreme agenda aimed squarely at attacking our freedoms—especially our right to access affordable health care coverage. Last Saturday, Donald Trump renewed his threats on Obamacare, […]
By Ascension Wisconsin Whether self-soothing, exploring, or teething, if a baby can grab something, it’s most likely going in their mouth. While mouthing is a normal part of development for babies, not everything that goes in their mouth should. In the event an object they place in their mouth ends up blocking their airway, infant […]
Kweku’s Korner Guest Writer Shanna Sullivan, LCSW By Shanna Sullivan, LCSW November is National Adoption Awareness Month (NAAM), a month focused on adoption awareness. We often view adoption through a lens of celebration-our culture looks at adoption as a happy event to be celebrated. Many times, and for many reasons, adoption is a celebration. But […]