Health

COVID-19 vaccine development presents an opportunity to break down barriers to the engagement of Black and Latinx individuals in clinical trials research. Ideally, vaccine trials should include participants from communities that have the highest risk of infection. In the case of COVID-19, those at-risk communities are disproportionately Black and Latinx....

Longevity experts have revealed several factors that could help increase our lives, and one of these elements is an advancement in technology, particularly personalized medicine....

Madison medical professionals have organized a White Coats for Black Lives rally and call to action for this coming Saturday. ...

Lucretia Sullivan-Wade, a community outreach specialist for UW-Madison's participation in the national All of Us Research Program, discusses the racial disparities that exist in health research and how the All of Us program is reaching out to communities of color in Madison and elsewhere to help ensure they have more of a voice in the future of healthcare....

The environment, health care, democracy. These are just a few of the important subjects addressed by eight projects selected for grants from the Ira and Ineva Reilly Baldwin Wisconsin Idea Endowment....

Aaron Perry, of the Rebalanced-Life Wellness Association, will be hosting a Father/Son Night Out, February 27, partly to celebrate black fatherhood and partly to put to bed the myth that black fatherhood is in a state of crisis. The Father & Son Night Out will be a celebration of black fathers, sons, grandfathers, uncles, stepdads and more. The All of Us Research Program at UW-Madison is a proud sponsor of this event....

The cancer death rate in the United States has steadily decreased over the past few years, but recently that decline has slightly accelerated, according to American Cancer Society research. Wisconsin is following the national trend....