Wisconsin Tag

Machine learning systems are helping researchers in Wisconsin discover promising drug candidates through more efficient data analysis.  Tony Gitter is an associate professor in the Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics at UW-Madison, and an investigator at the Morgridge Institute for Research. Speaking today at the...

The latest seven-day average of new COVID-19 cases in the state was 2,532 cases per day, the Department of Health Services site shows.  Although the average has dropped slightly over the past week or so from the recent peak of 2,932 cases per day, it remains...

The seven-day average for new COVID-19 deaths in the state has largely been on the rise for several weeks, reaching 12 deaths per day at the latest count.  That rate was just two deaths per day one month earlier. A total of 7,806 COVID-19 deaths have...

Addiction is something a lot of people struggle with. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) estimates that about 20 million Americans have an addiction to illicit drugs, alcohol or both. Out of that group, only about 10% will seek help with addiction rehab....

-- Racine officials will use $600,000 in American Rescue Plan Act funds to award gift cards to residents who get a COVID-19 vaccine and to those that help get somebody vaccinated. Unvaccinated city residents that are eligible for the vaccine can get a $50 gift card...