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What Wisconsin homeowners (and those who want to be) should know

By PrincessSafiya Byers, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service During June, many agencies and community groups celebrate National Homeownership Month as an opportunity to educate the public. With that in mind, here are some resources for homeowners — and for those interested in buying a home. Homebuying webinars just a click away BMO Harris Bank is hosting a […]

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Office of Children’s Mental Health Focuses on Improving Quality of Life for LGBT Youth

Office of Children’s Mental Health Director Linda Hall today announces the publication of a new fact sheet, Improving Quality of Life for LGBT Youth, and details what our communities, schools, parents, and policymakers can do to make a difference. Highlights  Compared to the general population, LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) youth experience higher rates […]

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Alzheimer’s Association Welcomes FDA Approval of Aducanumab

On behalf of those impacted by Alzheimer’s disease, the Alzheimer’s Association enthusiastically welcomes today’s historic FDA approval of aducanumab (Biogen/Eisai) for treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. “This approval is a victory for people living with Alzheimer’s and their families,” said Harry Johns, Alzheimer’s Association president and chief executive officer. “This is the first FDA-approved drug that […]

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Is Your Home Healthy?

Increased time at home during the COVID-19 pandemic means many Wisconsin families have been exposed to more health hazards due to unsafe housing conditions, including lead paint, radon, asthma triggers, secondhand smoke, or mold, according to the Department of Health Services. “For too many families in Wisconsin, home is not always the healthy haven that […]