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The state Senate voted 30 to 2 Tuesday, to advance bill making a chemotherapy pill less expensive, despite earlier tactics to block a vote.

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A bill that would loosen restrictions on sales of raw milk in Wisconsin is still pending. The bill passed a state senate committee in November, but has not advanced past that stage. 

Of all the leads in romantic comedies, the hero of Australian author Graeme Simsion’s novel "The Rosie Project" is probably among the least likely: Don Tillman is a science-minded geneticist who likely has Asperger's.

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Mom is the first person many of us turn to when we are sick. She has that certain magic touch and knows what we need in order to feel better.

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If you spend any time watching the upcoming Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, you’re likely to see a barrage of commercials, in which athletes sing the praises of food-related sponsors, from McDonalds and Subway to Kashi breakfast cereal.

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Despite a federal mandate requiring most physicians to adopt electronic medical record-keeping, the president of the American Medical Association says doctors are increasingly frustrated with the technology.

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Even for people who have few cavities, a trip to the dentist can seem like, well, pulling teeth.

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Wisconsin is in the midst of peak flu season, and this year, young and middle-aged adults are being hit hardest.

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Becoming a cowboy isn't the first thing most people decide to do when they get a life-changing diagnosis. But then, Tom Duffy isn't like most people.

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A Wisconsin hospital has opened a new, expanded residential center to treat some of the world's most severe cases of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder.

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We all know our inherited DNA shapes us, but a Milwaukee researcher says how our parents - and even our grandparents - lived could also affect our genes.

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A Milwaukee researcher says new testing for an often fatal blood infection can diagnose the issue and find the right treatment days faster than the previous method.

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In the years before I went to medical school, I worked as a nurse’s aide. Early one morning, one of the surgeons dropped by the Emergency Room in a particularly good mood. The ER doctor asked him why he was so happy.

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Many musicians struggle, but even so, Milwaukee native Jeff Castelaz is an extraordinary case. 

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A study by a Milwaukee researcher has identified additional genes related to a complex speech disorder affecting children, but the work could lead to a better overall understanding of defects in the human genome.

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