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A Survivor’s Story

Guests: Bill Vancil Six years ago, Bill Vancil was diagnosed with prostate cancer. Bill’s daunting pursuit of treatment choices took him to Loma Linda University in California where he underwent a course of treatment called proton radiation. Joined there by his daughter, Tori Lou, Bill tells the story of his journey back to health and… Read more »

What Women Veterans Need To Know

Guests:Gundel Metz, Women Veterans Coordinator Wisconsin Dept. of Veterans AffairsEve Galanter, Chairwoman Wisconsin Women’s Network Of the 427.000 veterans in Wisconsin, about 28,000 are women. Women serve important roles in all branches of the armed forces, often directly in harms way. Yet too many women veterans don’t know they are eligible for the full range… Read more »

GRANDMA SAYS IT’S GOOD TO BE SMART

Guest: Ellie Schatz, Ph.D. There are many different kinds of “smart”, says Ellie Schatz, founder of the WIsconsin Center for Academically-Talented Youth. The key is let children lead the way in discovering their strengths and to encourage them to follow their curiosity. It is important for children to learn what they don’t like as well… Read more »

Robotic-Assisted Knee Replacement And Other Joint Solutions

With 40% of referrals from primary physicians related to joint and musculoskeletal health, being able to actively enjoy life without aches, pains, and movement difficulty is a major concern in health care today. At the same time, orthopedic surgeons are moving into increasingly sophisticated procedures to help people with joint issues maintain a healthy, active… Read more »

A Conversation With Dr. Richard Botham

Truly considered and outlier in medicine, Dr. Richard Botham reflects on his intriguing life and pioneering path in medicine, first as a surgeon and then developing the team of surgical specialties at the Dean Clinic. Under his outreach leadership, the Dean Clinic expanded from one clinic in Madison to serve people throughout south central Wisconsin…. Read more »