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Health & Science
12:39 pm
Thu April 24, 2014

Milwaukee Doctor Collaborates on Neuroprotective Drug Research for Back Health

Spinal cord compression is one of the many common back injuries.
Credit Odysseus E Johnson III, wikimedia commons

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich speaks with Dr. Shekar Kurpad.

Earlier in the week, we featured an interview about the history of Superman.  For many of us of a certain age, the first Superman we remember was actor Christopher Reeve, who portrayed the Man of Steel in movies in the 1970s and ‘80s.

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Health & Science
1:00 am
Tue March 25, 2014

Wisconsin Hospitals Among the Best in Quality of Care Rankings

Dr. Joshua Field (right) is medical director of the Adult Sickle Cell Clinic at Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin. Kathryn Koch (left) is a nurse practitioner at the clinic. It has reduced inpatient admissions and ER visits by half.

Part One of a two-part series on quality improvements at Wisconsin hospitals.
Part Two

The mandate that everyone has health insurance is the foundation of the Affordable Care Act. But a lesser-known provision of the law helps ensure that if people end up in the hospital, they'll get good care.

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