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Medicare experiment shows encouraging signs

Medicare experiment shows encouraging signs

Health care systems and physicians in Wisconsin and many other parts of the nation are proving health care costs can be lowered while improving quality, producing encouraging signs for Medicare's l

Proper Sleep Vital for Brain Health

Proper Sleep Vital for Brain Health

It is very important to have proper sleep. A good sleep not only makes one feel or look fresh, but is healthy for brain also.

Recently, a study has been carried out that has been published in The Journal of Neuroscience. As per the study, sleep leads to such genetic changes that further increase the production of oligodendrocyte, a specific type of brain cell.

Browsing Through Facebook Profile Boost Self Esteem

Browsing Through Facebook Profile Boost Self Esteem

A study by the University of Wisconsin-Madison has discovered that going through your Facebook profile for five minutes helps a person gain back the significant boost in self-esteem.

Over 200,000 Veterans Found to Suffer from PSTD

Over 200,000 Veterans Found to Suffer from PSTD

According to a research brought forward by the Wisconsin-Madison, some 200,000 veterans suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PSTD) and about 18 of them commit suicide every day.

Wisconsin to Close Clinics Because of Funding Shortage

Wisconsin to Close Clinics Because of Funding Shortage

The shortfall of funds in the last budget of the state government is being accused for enforcing the closure of four clinics of Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin. This decision implies the elimination of the family planning health clinics in Shawano, Chippewa Falls, Johnson Creek, and Beaver Dam by July 2013.

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