In a time where there are so many things that we don’t have a choice in, protecting your health is a choice. It’s something you can control,” she said.
Leaders of Wisconsin’s two medical schools have an urgent message to the public: Right now, every person in the state has the power to save lives by choosing to take a stand against COVID-19. “We know what works to prevent spreading this horrible virus: a steadfast combination of staying home, wearing a mask, washing your […]
By Ana Martinez-Ortiz Earlier this year, the American Heart Association held three listening sessions with community stakeholders. The organization wanted to determine the top health-related issues affecting Milwaukeeans and how it could help. Tim Nikolai and Oby Nwabuzor, the community impact directors for the American Heart Association, noted that the sessions helped the group gain […]
In September, Green Bay Packers safety Adrian Amos, #31, made a pledge to donate $1,000 for every tackle he made during the 2020 football season to fight Alzheimer’s disease. To date, Amos has already personally raised over $50,000 for the Alzheimer’s Association Wisconsin Chapter. Today, he kicks off an additional December fundraiser asking Wisconsinites to […]
“Remind your family, remind your friends, and tell them to at least go find out what their options are.” Open Enrollment Ends December 15th.
By Dr. Stacey Jones One good thing about the events of 2020, is that they have elevated the conversations about mental health in the Black community. Now that people are more motivated to take care of themselves and seek help, the flood of information about mental health and self-care may be overwhelming. Here are some […]
By Hayley Crandall With the continuous chaos of the COVID-19 pandemic mixed with everyday life stress, mental health wellness has become a prominent concern. Mind, Body, & Soul Dancers is working to offer wellness support to the community. But this isn’t exactly some run-of-the-mill therapy – this is wellness through dancing. Line dancing, to be […]
By Karen Stokes According to a study from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, based on information known at this time, pregnant women are at an increased risk for severe illness from COVID-19 compared to non-pregnant women. Dr. Camille Garrison, Maternal and Child Health and Family Medicine specialist at Froedtert & the Medical College […]
If you’re concerned about maintaining your overall health, Jonny Bowden, Ph.D. CNS said it’s time to get rid of antiquated ideas about healthy diets By Jonny Bowden Nutrition myth-buster Jonny Bowden, Ph.D., CNS said Americans are fighting for their health but it’s not a virus that concerns him. “Much like the story of the straw […]
By Hayley Crandall Domestic and intimate partner violence remains on the rise in Milwaukee, according to a report released this month from the Milwaukee Homicide Review Commission. Domestic violence and intimate partner violence have seen a significant increase from 2019 and on. Domestic violence and intimate partner violence have accounted for 12% of all homicides […]