Category: Health

US approves Aimovig, the drug developed to stop chronic migraines

Migraine’s origins are still largely unknown to the science. Humankind lives with this specific type of headache for thousands years but until now there was no...

Lonely, obese and depressed: statistics for Millennium Generation

Contrary to the popular belief depression is not just loss of the good mood. In fact it is serious disorder which is reflected in it’s full name – major...

Almost 1,7% of US children affected by autism

One in 59 kids is affected by autism spectrum disorder, the new report of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows. It is dramatically higher than...

Veterans get the Healing Touch instead of pills

The drugs of choice for treatment of chronic pain and associated conditions are analgesics and if they fail – synthetic and natural opioid. With opioids comes the...

After “Disease X” comes the “Nightmare Bacteria”

I strongly suppose that somebody with a strong taste for “B” movies has gained control in CDC and WHO. We’ve published an article about the mysterious...

Conversion therapy banned in Milwaukee

Common Council of Milwaukee has approved a ban on conversion therapy, a practice of changing child’s sexual orientation or gender identity. The Council voted 12...

Wisconsin needs to reduce alcohol consumption

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has published new data on the binge drinking and overall alcohol consumption. It shows that Wisconsin is one of the most...

What is the Disease X in terms of Health Department?

Let’s get it right from the start: there is no such thing as Disease X. The concept of «disease X» was introduced by World Health Organization as a placeholder for...

Milwaukee Health Department warns on syphilis, HIV

Wisconsin is not exactly the state with high prevalence of sexually transmitted diseases (STD). It is not in top 10 and far away from the leaders, thank goodness....

Opioid epidemic gets worse: Wisconsin reports 108 percent rise in overdose rate

National epidemic of opioid addiction has been substantially grown, the CDC data shows. Year to year statistic shows 30% increase on nationwide overdose incidents...