Health Care

Health & Science
4:21 pm
Tue October 1, 2013

Wisconsin Doctor Has Another Prescription for Affordable Care

Madison doctor Will Schupp, M.D.
Credit courtest Dr. Will Schupp

Madison physician Will Schupp speaks with Lake Effect's Mitch Teich.

Americans today begin selecting health exchanges as key parts of the health care reform legislation go into effect. 

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Economy & Business
5:00 am
Tue October 1, 2013

New Healthcare Coop Targets Individuals and Small Biz

The health care exchange market was rolled out today along with several new health care insurers

People across the country in need of health insurance have new options starting Tuesday. In Milwaukee, there is a new health insurance player.

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Health & Science
6:21 pm
Wed September 4, 2013

Taking the Pulse of Heart Failure

Heart failure is becoming a public health issue across the United States.
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Lake Effect's Stephanie Lecci interviews Dr. Claudius Mahr, a heart failure and transplant cardiologist.

As heart disease remains leading cause of death for men and women across the country, increasingly more people are suffering from heart failure.

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Health & Science
12:03 pm
Wed July 24, 2013

Research Points to Bias Against the Obese

There may be an "anti-fat attitude" among fitness health professionals.
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews Dr. Christy Greenleaf, an expert in so-called “obesity bias."

"Obesity bias" is a growing issue that comes from an unlikely source - the people trying to help the obese lose weight.

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Health & Science
1:57 pm
Thu June 27, 2013

Milwaukee Dentist Laments City's Lack of Dental Care Access

A local dentist reflects on the state of dental care in Wisconsin.
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews dentist Monica Hebl.

A new report shows 71.5% of Wisconsin children on Medicaid did not see a dentist in 2011.

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