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Help Ensure Your Summer Plans Go Swimmingly

We tend to flock to waterways and pools during our short swimming season in Wisconsin in search of fun, sun, and relaxation. The last thing we want is to contract a nasty waterborne parasite; however, my infectious disease colleagues and I typically see a spike in waterborne intestinal illnesses in the summer because they are easily spread via busy pools, rivers, beaches, hot tubs, and waterparks. Read more

Early Detection Reduce Deaths In Common Cancers

During Men’s Health Month in June, it’s a good time to remind men to consider screening for the three most common cancers that can impact them: prostate, lung and colorectal cancer. National Cancer Institute statistics tell us that more than 1.7 million new cases of cancer will be diagnosed in the United States this year. Read more

E-Cigarettes Are No Easy Answer

Countless cigarette smokers may try e-cigarettes (e-cigs) to try and quit smoking, while many young people begin using e-cigs and go on to try other kinds of drugs. E-cigarette users are introducing dangerous, untested chemicals into their bodies. Read more

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