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Influenza hospitalizations have increased in Milwaukee County since last season; the City of Milwaukee Health Department recommends flu shots. Read more

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“Instead of legitimate companies making something safe, they are going to be selling stuff on street corners that could be horrible,” said Donald Trump. Read more

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Immunization rates are spotty in Milwaukee, and health officials are encouraging all parents to get their children’s vaccinations up to date. Read more

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At least 450 people have fallen ill, and six have died, due to vaping-related illness. Is THC-containing cannabis to blame? Read more

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Marijuana use among the youth decreases by 8% after it is legalized, according to a national study based on data from 1.4 million high schoolers. Read more

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The door is open to the legalization of cannabis in Wisconsin with two major votes: 18 advisory referenda and the gubernatorial election, both on Tuesday, Nov. 6. Read more

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The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and other sources recently compiled a statistical rating of 381 major U.S. metropolitan areas in order to identify the 20 drunkest cities in America. Incredibly, or maybe not, 10 of the nation’s 20 most ... Read more

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Recommended by the CDC to reduce the spread of HIV, PrEP can lower the rate of infection by nearly 90%, but, while PrEP awareness is well established on the coasts, it is significantly lower in the Midwest—especially among racial minorities. Read more

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Dozens of residents living near the Oak Creek We Energies power plant have become increasingly vocal about the unfavorable living conditions in their area. Meanwhile, local organizations are ramping up involvement in the issue. Read more

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Amid the storm of end-of-year giving letters, Paul Masterson recommends readers pay special attention to those from Diverse & Resilient, a premier LGBTQ organization located in the Harambee neighborhood that serves many people of color. Read more

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Wisconsin’s AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin (ARCW) leads the way in the state in the ongoing fight against the spread of HIV, the deleterious effects of AIDS and the ignorance and bigotry about HIV/AIDS that still plague our country. Read more

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Taken daily and combined with condom use and basic safe sex practices, a new HIV prevention medicine, PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis), has proven to be more than 90% effective in preventing transmission of HIV through sexual activity. Read more

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Is there a link between the recent spread of mosquito-borne diseases around the world and environmental pollution? Read more

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As the unhappy husband in Married Life, Harry (Chris Cooper) is banality curdled at the edges. He’s a successful executive in 1940s New York whose life begins to unbutton when he falls out of love with his wife of many years, Pat (Patricia Clarks.. Read more

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Residents still seem largely opposedto the giant new development that will be constructed What’s your take? Write: editor@shepex.com. ,Expresso Read more

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