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Wisconsin Alzheimer's Disease Research Center holds free health screening Video included

People got their memories checked at a special discussion about Alzheimer’s disease Saturday.


What's Going Around: Norovirus, flu-like illnesses Video included

Influenza and flu-like illnesses continue to be a problem across Wisconsin. Sauk County is seeing that, but also Norovirus. 


Flu season still getting worse; now as bad as 2009 swine flu


US flu season, still worsening, is now as bad as the height of the 2009 swine flu pandemic. More>>

First responders fighting the flu

MADISON (WKOW) - The national flu epidemic is prompting first responders to take precautions to keep them safe from the flu.  The nationwide flu outbreak is showing no sign of easing up as four more deaths have been reported in the past few days, including three children. The epidemic is so bad, in fact, it's prompted a local fire department to take safety measures to keep the virus from spreading to its fire fighters.  "The flu is definitely something that we've... More>>

Recovery coaches to visit overdose patients at UW Hospital to fight opioid epidemic

A program bringing help to overdose survivors before they leave the hospital is expanding in Madison.


State Assembly passes breast screening bill Video included

The Wisconsin Senate is now looking to pass a bill through their chambers that would require mammogram providers to notify women if they have dense breast tissue.


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