One third of families who relied on formula to feed their babies during the COVID-19 pandemic were forced by severe infant formula shortages to resort to suboptimal feeding practices that can harm infant health, according to our research published in the journal Maternal and Child Nutrition.
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Closing the Generational Gap on Climate-Change Education
A new report warns that the window is quickly closing to prevent the most harmful effects of climate change.
Poor People’s Campaign Takes Medicaid Expansion Advocacy to the Halls of the Capitol
As both chambers of the state Legislature held floor sessions Wednesday, scores of Wisconsin Poor People’s Campaign activists rallied on the first floor of the state Capitol rotunda to draw attention to one of their top priorities in the state budget: expanding Medicaid, known as BadgerCare in Wisconsin.
New PFAS Guidelines – a Water Quality Scientist Explains Technology and Investment Needed to Get Forever Chemicals Out of US Drinking Water
PFAS are associated with a variety of health issues and have been a focus of environmental and public health researchers.
What’s the Carbon Footprint of March Madness?
March Madness means 68 teams vying to become champion, Cinderella runs for a few underdogs and big business for the NCAA, which earns 85% of its annual operating budget during the men’s basketball tournament.
With Medicaid Renewal About to Start, State Urges Patients to Update Contact Info
Wisconsin Medicaid and BadgerCare participants will start hearing this month from the state health department about when they will need to renew their enrollment in the health insurance program.
Company Tests a $5K Subsidy to Help Employees Pay for Child Care
When the COVID-19 pandemic made filling job openings even tougher than it had been for years, Tina Kowalczyk decided to see what Schreiber Foods could do to help employees with child care.
WI Eyes Deicer Training to Curb Salt Pollution
Spring is almost here, but Wisconsin can’t rule out the occasional snowstorm over the next few weeks, potentially resulting in more ice-melting products being used.
Leading American Medical Journal Continues to Omit Black Research, Reinforcing a Legacy of Racism in Medical Knowledge
The leading U.S. medical journal, read regularly by doctors of all specialties, systematically ignores an equally reputable and rigorous body of medical research that focuses on Black Americans’ health.
Corporate Profits Outweigh Health, Culture and Livelihood | Opinion
Corporate money has always corrupted the political process in order to create laws and trade agreements that protect corporate profits at the expense of not just American citizens, but citizens of the world.