Extreme heat and humidity are in the forecast for Madison this week.
Archives for February 2016
The IUD is a small, t-shaped device made of flexible material that your health care provider inserts into your uterus to prevent pregnancy.
Violence Prevention Specialist | Nola [she/her] co-coordinates the in-person GetWIse workshop series and manages ActWIse, a homegrown violence prevention bystander intervention strategy.
College students face many challenges that may affect their mental health and academic performance—including relationship dynamics, academic pressures, and financial struggles—but understanding and honing the ability to identify, express, and manage emotions may be just as important to college success as studying for an exam.
The word “chickenpox” might conjure up some bad memories from childhood — staying home from school, enduring a torturous itch, maybe an oatmeal bath or two. But even as an adult, you’re still at risk of contracting the virus. Chickenpox is a very contagious virus caused by the varicella-zoster virus. It spreads easily from either a […]
No chill: Drinking and dressing smarter in the Wisconsin winter The 2016 death of a young woman in Milwaukee who walked out into the freezing Wisconsin weather after a night of drinking underscores the dangers of alcohol consumption in winter. Alcohol consumption sometimes plays a role in hypothermia-related deaths like this. The Internet is rife […]
A new program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison aims to explore masculinity and the problems accompanied by simplified definitions of it.
The annual tuition deadline is a source of anxiety and stress for many college students twice a year. Tuition and fees at public four-year universities increased by 13 percent between 2010 and 2015 (CollegeBoard.org). The expense of tuition is piled on top of books, housing, food, and other miscellaneous expenses. If you’re worried about making […]