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Hip fractures deadly for many seniors

The news an elderly relative has broken a hip tends to sound alarm bells, perhaps more than breaking another bone would. That's because a hip fracture dramatically increases an older person's risk of death.

Madison VA hospital wait is worst in state

Federal audit reveals wait time 3 times VA's target wait time

According to an audit by the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, new VA patients will wait longer to get an appointment at Madison's hospital than any other in the state.

Layoffs prompt Oshkosh hospital to close unit

Unit closing cares for recovering patients

An Oshkosh hospital is closing a unit that cares for recovering patients, as part of larger job cuts announced by its parent organization.