Cities across the nation passed “living wage” laws aimed at raising the minimum wage for the working poor. But it’s unknown if those laws have improved the health of affected workers and their families.
The award, presented on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, recognizes organizations that encapsulate King’s devotion to ensuring equality for all, by improving health and well-being across the board.
Colleen Galambos, the Helen Bader Endowed Chair in Applied Gerontology, has been appointed to a committee of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine that will examine loneliness and social isolation in older adults.
The Wisconsin Partnership Program has awarded David Pate a $1 million grant in support of his work with the Milwaukee Re-entry Alliance to address the widespread negative health effects of incarceration.
For the second year in a row, participants from the UW-Milwaukee College of Nursing won first place at the Shanghai International Nursing Skills Competition.
Enrollment of nearly 12,000 youths, ages 9 and 10, in a landmark study of brain development and child health is now complete, the National Institutes of Health announced today. A researcher from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is overseeing the collection of data from 384 Wisconsin participants in the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development study, the largest […]
A new oral history project captures the feelings of fear and devastation wrought by the disease, as well as the hope and success in fighting it. It’s all captured in interviews with many of those who lived through it.
Melinda Kavanaugh, associate professor of social work, has published three books aimed at helping children who are caring for parents with ALS, sometimes called Lou Gehrig’s disease.
Three researchers from UWM have won a grant from the National Institutes of Minority Health and Health Disparities to test one hypothesis about why children born into poverty are more likely to develop chronic illnesses.
The secret to helping your children cope with the pressures of college – without crippling their growth and development – could be tucked in your pocket. Research by Erin Ruppel suggests that exchanging text messages can provide support during their early college days.