Posts Categorized: Uncategorized

THE POSITIVE TRUTH ABOUT PLANNED PARENTHOOD

Guests: Meg Robertson, Nurse Practitioner and lead clinician Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin Tanya Atkinson, Executive Director Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin For almost a century in the U.S. and 75 years in Wisconsin, Planned Parenthood has been the leading sexual and reproductive health care provider and advocate. One in five women in the U.S. has… Read more »

PARKINSON DISEASE: BUILDING AWARENESS, TAKING ACTION

Guests: Paul Nausieda, M.D., neurologist, Regional Parkinson Disease Center, Aurora Sinai Medical Center, Milwaukee Jay Blankenship, M.S.W., Executive Director, Wisconsin Parkinson Association Thomas Fritsch, Ph.D., Director, Parkinson Research Institute Parkinson Disease is a progressive neurological disorder that affects a part of the brain responsible for controlling and coordinating movement. There is no known cause. The… Read more »

FORWARD LYMPHOMA

Guests: Ron Skoronski, diagnosed with lymphoma in 2007 Brad Kahl, MD, Hematologist, Director of The UW Lymphoma Service UW Carbone Comprehensive Cancer Center Lymphoma is a cancer of the immune system categorized in two different forms: Hodgkin’s and Non-Hodgkin’s. There are over 40 kinds of lymphoma, and there is much to learn about this elusive… Read more »

HEALTH INSURANCE FOR THE UNINSURED: The Health Insurance Risk-Sharing Plan (HIRSP)

Guest: Amie Goldman, CEO, Wisconsin HIRSP Authority Over 525,000 non-elderly Wisconsin residents are without health insurance. Most of these people have been denied insurance due to pre-existing medical conditions or have lost their employer-sponsored coverage. The Health Insurance Risk-Sharing Plan was created in 1979 to help insure these Wisconsin residents who were not able to… Read more »

HEALTH CARE REFORM VS. THE INSURANCE INDUSTRY

Guest: Wendell Potter, author DEADLY SPIN (An Insurance Company Insider Speaks Out on How Corporate PR Is Killing Health Care and Deceiving Americans) In 2009, Wendell Potter made national headlines when he testified before a Senate panel on health care reform. This was after he walked away as head of corporate communications for CIGNA because… Read more »