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5:33 pm
Wed November 6, 2013

Got a Headache? Doctor Says Treatments Have Improved

A Milwaukee doctor says treating headaches has come a long way.
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews Dr. Fred Freitag.

Headaches are for many people a common, if not daily, occurrence. But when is a headache more than a minor nuisance?

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Health & Science
5:14 pm
Thu October 24, 2013

Milwaukee Reports Big Decrease in Teen Pregnancies

Ads, like this one, aimed at decreasing the teen pregnancy rate were part of the city of Milwaukee's approach to the issue.
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich speaks with Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett.

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett says the city has met and exceeded its goal to reduce the teen pregnancy rate earlier than expected.

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Health & Science
5:03 pm
Thu October 24, 2013

Zambian Pharmacists Train in Wisconsin to Improve Patient Care

Zambian pharmacists are studying American pharmaceuticals to better serve Zambians with HIV/AIDS.
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews four pharmacists from Zambia, Elvis Kasongo, Enock Chikatula, Bwalya Simunyola, and Davies Kampamba.

For the past three decades, doctors and pharmacists have worked together to eliminate HIV/AIDS around the world. And recently that partnership is getting renewed attention in Wisconsin.

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Health & Science
4:36 pm
Thu October 10, 2013

After Son's Suicide, Milwaukee Mother Fights Depression's Stigma

Depression affects as almost 1 in 10 Americans at some point in their lives.
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Lake Effect's Stephanie Lecci interviews Dr. Jon Lehrmann of the Medical College of Wisconsin and Billie Kubly of the Charles E. Kubly Foundation.

Depression affects nearly one in ten Americans at some point in their lifetimes.

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Health & Science
5:27 pm
Fri September 27, 2013

Can Science Explain the Benefits of Meditation?

Early morning meditation
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Lake Effect's Dan Harmon interviews Richard Davidson, a University of Wisconsin professor who studies the science of emotions.

Among the films being featured at this year's Milwaukee Film Festival is a documentary called “Free the Mind."

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