LGBT Resource Center director backs anti-smoking effort

The director of the LGBT Resource Center at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee says a new federal effort to reduce smoking among lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people is worthwhile and necessary. The Food and Drug Administration’s social media campaign, called “This Free Life,” aims to reduce the rate of tobacco use among the LGBT community. […]

Public health drill at UWM simulates terrorist release of anthrax

Hundreds of people gathered at the Klotsche Center on UWM’s campus for a drill to prepare officials for how to respond to a public health emergency. The drill’s scenario was that terrorists had released anthrax into the air in Milwaukee, with wind currents dispersing the spores across the region. Volunteers in the exercise simulated residents […]