Health insurance advocates continue ACA enrollment efforts

Health insurance advocates continue ACA enrollment efforts

July 7, 2014
Although ACA open enrollment will be closed until November, individuals and families with life-changing events can enroll in health insurance on the federal marketplace.

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Latino community provides cancer prevention for uninsured women

Latino community provides cancer prevention for uninsured women

June 18, 2014
The American Cancer Society hosted a free cancer prevention and education event for uninsured women in the Latino community.

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Mother administers hope to three sons with hemophilia

Mother administers hope to three sons with hemophilia

June 18, 2014
Three of Danielle Suchla’s six children have hemophilia, but she works hard to ensure they live a normal life.

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Urban Ecology Center branches provide safe options for outdoor play

Urban Ecology Center branches provide safe options for outdoor play

June 17, 2014
In some city neighborhoods, kids play indoors because parents fear for their safety. But places such as the Urban Ecology Centers are providing safe havens for outdoor play and creating safer neighborhoods in the process.

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African Americans walk through city neighborhoods to promote health equity

African Americans walk through city neighborhoods to promote health equity

June 12, 2014
The 11th annual African American Walk for Quality Health raised awareness about racial health disparities, with a focus on women’s health.

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Free summer meals available for youth, disabled

Free summer meals available for youth, disabled

May 29, 2014
The Summer Food Service Program, which provides meals to local youth while school lunches are not available, has released locations, meal times and days served.

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Proceeds from Growing Power 5K to support local food movement

Proceeds from Growing Power 5K to support local food movement

May 19, 2014
Growing Power’s first Good Food Revolution 5K walk and run brought residents, local food advocates and politicians together to promote fresh, healthy food.

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Special Report: Managing Chronic Diabetes

Special Report: Managing Chronic Diabetes

May 13, 2014
The dramatic increase in type 2 diabetes that has swept the state and the country in the past 20 years has hit low-income minority Milwaukeeans harder than most.

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Ballroom dance competition keeps students on their toes

Ballroom dance competition keeps students on their toes

May 6, 2014
Students at 50 Milwaukee schools are preparing to participate in an upcoming ballroom and tap dance competition at the Bradley Center.

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City vegetable gardens, fruit orchards nourish fresh food movement

City vegetable gardens, fruit orchards nourish fresh food movement

May 2, 2014
Victory Garden Initiative is bringing its vision of homegrown food throughout the city to fruition.

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