Category: Health

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...

Millennials to Set Obesity Record

Millennials are destined to become the most obese generation, the study finds. It slams a common stereotype about people born between the early 1980s and mid-1990s. The...