Gov. Tony Evers pledges $500 million for mental health, revenue sharing and PFAS treatment in the state

Gov. Tony Evers pledged to spend more than half a billion dollars in the next state budget on workforce development, mental health care and PFAS treatment in his fifth State of the Union address on Tuesday. He also called for a dramatic change in the way the state funds local governments, a change he said … Read more

After Nearly 25 Years, the FTC Issues New Health Product Compliance Guidance

To print this article, all you need to do is register or login to Mondaq.com. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced its health product compliance guidance on December 20, 2022. The 2022 guidance updates and replaces the FTC’s 1998 guidance, Dietary Supplements: An Advertising Guide for the Industry. The scope of the new guidance has … Read more

‘You’re treated like a criminal’: Wisconsin eyes fix for emergency mental health system

When Chrissy Barnard faced a mental health crisis and most needed care, law enforcement handcuffed her, put her in the back of a patrol car and drove five hours to Wisconsin’s only state-run mental health facility open to the general public . Barnard remembers the cool seats in the patrol car. She would eventually seize … Read more

Flu vaccines are especially important for health care workers, experts say, but vaccination rates vary among Wisconsin hospitals

As an aggressive flu season ravages Wisconsin hospitals, public health officials are once again urging people to get their flu shots. But not all hospitals require their staff to receive those vaccines, and hospital vaccination rates vary widely, according to a review of federal data by Wisconsin Public Radio. Statewide and nationwide, the majority of … Read more

FTC issues new guidelines for health claims – advertising, marketing and branding

02 Jan 2023 Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz To print this article, all you need to do is register or login to Mondaq.com. Making Health Claims? Who else isn’t? If you are, you should definitely read the FTC’s new health product compliance guidance. Or at least this blog post! The new guidance updates and replaces … Read more

Booster rates fall short of health officials’ targets ahead of the holidays

Health officials are pushing for Wisconsinites to get vaccinated as COVID-19 bivalent booster rates have fallen short of their goals ahead of the holiday season. The BQ.1.1 and BQ.1 variants of the Omicron virus emerged recently, but taken together, they now account for about 70 percent of infections nationwide, according to the US Centers for … Read more

Pack These Snacks, Says a Nutritionist

Travelers have a host of pathogens to contend with this winter, including a “tripledemic” of infections caused by Covid-19, the flu and RSV (respiratory syncytial virus). But health experts at Spain’s SHA Wellness Clinic say there are steps people can take to reduce their chances of getting sick. The key is “to develop a resilient … Read more

Vitamin B12 deficiency is a common health problem that can have serious consequences – but is often overlooked by doctors.

(The Conversation) – For several months during the summer of 2022, my dog ​​Scout vomited almost every day at 3am. If you have a dog, you know the sound. And each time, she’d eat her shit before I even got to it, making it hard to pinpoint the cause. The vet and I eventually settled … Read more

A serial killer exposes the health care system in ‘Good Nurse’

NEW YORK (AP) – Charles Cullen is by some estimates the most prolific serial killer in American history. But when Christie Wilson-Cairns began writing the script about his capture, it didn’t begin with Cullen, who was sentenced to life imprisonment in a row in 2006, but outside the home of Amy Loughran, the nurse who … Read more

How can the media and entertainment industry attract employees back to the office?

CENTURY CITY, CA – AUGUST 12: A general view of the CAA Talent Agency in Century City on Aug. 12, , [+] 2020 in Century City, Calif. (Photo by AaronP/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images) gc images The media and entertainment industry is generally known for its fun-loving work-around-the-hard environment. Usually seen as a fast-paced and exciting field, employees … Read more