Wednesday, September 23, 2020

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Milk facing mounting competition from other beverages

As U.S. dairy farmers struggle with low milk prices, other beverages are gaining a stronger foothold with American consumers. 

Prescription drug price task force meeting focuses on pharmacy benefit managers

A drug industry expert argued at a recent meeting of the Governor's Task Force on Reducing Prescription Drug Prices that requiring greater...

Medicare access improves cancer outcomes, study shows

A recent study led by UW-Madison researchers shows how access to high-quality insurance such as Medicare can improve cancer outcomes and help...

Dairy Innovation Hub supporting investments in robotics technology

UW-Platteville is set to receive over $1.8 million annually from the state for the Dairy Innovation Hub, a cross-campus collaboration that includes...

Farm groups, manufacturers hailing USMCA Senate passage as major victory

Farm groups and manufacturers in the state are hailing Senate passage of the USMCA as a major victory.  The...

GOP effort to overturn nursing bill veto fails

Three Dem Assembly members voted to uphold Gov. Tony Evers’ veto of a bill that would have reduced the number of training...

Exact Sciences Q4 screening revenue up 61 percent, preliminary report shows

Exact Sciences brought in about $230 million in screening revenue during the fourth quarter of last year, according to the company’s latest...

Study shows brain health impacts of disadvantaged environments

A new study from scientists at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health suggests brain health and development are negatively influenced...

Cancer clinical trial reimbursement bill supported by health care providers

Legislation to reimburse cancer clinical trial participants for related expenses is being hailed as a step forward in the field of cancer...

‘Soft landing’ expected for U.S. economic growth in 2020

Economic growth in the United States is expected to level off in 2020 without spiraling down into a recession, according to Federal...

State leaders urged to expand Renewable Portfolio Standard in new report

The Environmental Law & Policy Center is urging state leaders to expand Wisconsin’s Renewable Portfolio Standard in hopes of driving further investment...

Health care groups backing bill to overhaul psychology law

Mental health care providers in Wisconsin are backing new legislation that would overhaul state law surrounding psychology and the board overseeing the...

Hospitals, health systems have $119 billion impact on state economy

Hospitals and health systems in the state have a $119 billion impact on the state’s economy, according to a recent report from...

Wind turbine design aims to improve efficiency

A new turbine design from UW-Green Bay’s engineering department aims to improve the efficiency of wind power generation.  The...

‘WisBusiness: The Show’ featured interviews with top business newsmakers in 2019

The 2019 portfolio of “WisBusiness.com: The Show” featured interviews with 20 of Wisconsin’s business newsmakers, who collectively represent some of the best...
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