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An international group of scientists and ethicists are calling for a temporary global ban on making babies with edited genes. The temporary ban of five years would allow time for discussion of critical technical, scientific, societal and ethical issues of the practice.
The leader of Wisconsin's Department of Health Services says Gov. Tony Evers' administration is dedicated to convincing skeptical Republicans to go along with Medicaid expansion, calling it a critical part of the agency's plan to address health care needs across the state.
Health officials think there's a strong chance this flu season has peaked, but they are watching a recent wave of illnesses from a nastier flu strain. There has been an increase in illnesses from a kind of flu virus that tends to cause more hospitalizations and deaths.
The FDA has approved a medication related to the mind-altering drug ketamine as a new option for patients with severe depression.
Researchers say a London man appears to be free of the AIDS virus after a stem cell transplant. It's the second such success however, the transplants are dangerous and have failed in other patients.
An Alzheimer's Association survey found many seniors don not discuss thinking or memory with their doctor. Medicare pays for an annual "wellness visit" that is supposed to include a brief check for some early warning signs of dementia.
A Wisconsin researcher says a drop in teen pregnancies has contributed to the lowest number of babies being born in the state since 1973. The figures also show that low birth weight in babies is increasing.
Health officials say 11 people died and 118 were injured in Minnesota hospitals and surgery centers last year from medical mistakes that were preventable. It's the 15th year the health department has compiled an "adverse event" report which seeks to motivate improvements in hospital safety.