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Why some men need to get mammograms, and even consider a mastectomy, too
Why some men need to get mammograms, and even consider a mastectomy, too
It's rare, but men can develop breast cancer and have surgery to remove breast tissue.
Zonta members empower women worldwide through service, advocacy
Zonta Club of Janesville members advocate for women's rights and are making a difference through initiatives here and around the world.
Mark Pocan addresses concerns, looks for solutions in town hall meeting
Mark Pocan addresses concerns, looks for solutions in town hall meeting
Mark Pocan addressed a large crowd Saturday at Blackhawk Technical College to talk about the recent Republican measure to repeal the Affordable Care Act.
Born conjoined, girls beat surgical odds and are thriving at 11
Born conjoined, girls beat surgical odds and are thriving at 11
A decade ago, Isabelle and Abbigail Carlsen were the miracle babies who gained national attention when doctors at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, attempted a daring surgery to separate them. Today, they are healthy, bubbly fifth-graders in Mandan who love gymnastics and cats and sleepovers and woke up Christmas morning to find new televisions under the tree.
Healthful Hints: Vaccine can halt HPV, a cause of some cancers
When it comes to their kids, parents are always planning. Healthy dinners. Safe activities. One plan that's easy to make could have a tremendous benefit and even save a life. That's planning to have teens and pre-teens vaccinated against human papillomavirus (HPV), the leading cause of cervical cancer.
It's all good: Any exercise cuts risk of death, study finds
It's all good: Any exercise cuts risk of death, study finds
Weekend warriors, take a victory lap. People who pack their workouts into one or two sessions a week lower their risk of dying over roughly the next decade nearly as much as people who exercise more often, new research suggests.
Pocan to host talk about Affordable Care Act
Rep. Mark Pocan will host a discussion on the Affordable Care Act and pending changes to the law Saturday at Blackhawk Technical College in Janesville.
GOP anxiety is mounting over health care repeal initiative
GOP anxiety is mounting over health care repeal initiative
GOP leaders have made dismantling President Barack Obama's treasured health care overhaul their premier 2017 priority.
Booze tubes, secret compartments among warning signs in a teen's bedroom
Booze tubes, secret compartments among warning signs in a teen's bedroom
Local anti-drug advocates discussed teen drug use and ways teens conceal it Saturday in Janesville.
26 and diagnosed with skin cancer: Why it didn't have to happen
26 and diagnosed with skin cancer: Why it didn't have to happen
We need to talk about skin cancer because this didn't have to happen to me at such a young age, and it doesn't have to happen to other people.