Stress can be a killer, but hobbies can be the cure. Researchers are exploring just how and why leisure reduces stress and enhances health.
Backed by a $244,000 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Policies for Action program, the research team is using Milwaukee as a case study to identify the steps that are most likely to lead from resolution to policy changes, while also determining the effects of resolutions across the country.
“Get Wheelin’ in Westlawn” is a community bike ride and bike repair event, but it’s part of something bigger than that. The UWM College of Nursing co-sponsored event also helps clean the air by getting people out of cars and onto bikes.
When John Moser showed up for his second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday, he was met with unexpected cheers, balloons and photos.
Gov. Tony Evers and UW System President Tommy Thompson visited a community vaccination clinic at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee on Monday, saying the clinic provides much-needed access to vaccine for communities hardest hit by COVID-19.
Almost one year after health authorities declared the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic, nursing students began administering doses of vaccine to members of the UWM community.
To combat the spread of COVID-19 on surfaces, UWM engineering professor Konstantin Sobolev is developing a long-lasting surface spray that repels and sterilizes droplets potentially carrying the virus.
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee nursing student are being offered a $500 tuition stipend for the spring semester if they help out in a health care setting during the university’s winter break.
Epidemiologist Amanda Simanek has banded together with colleagues nationwide to battle the misinformation about COVID-19 that’s been spreading like a virus on social media.
Forty percent of babies in the United States are born to unwed parents, a fact that increases the likelihood that young fathers, particularly those from disadvantaged backgrounds, will not have a positive presence in their children’s lives.