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John McCain halts treatment for brain cancer, family says

Sen. John McCain has decided to stop treatment for the brain cancer he has been battling for over a year, his family said Friday in an announcement that precipitated a rare moment of bipartisan empathy in honor of the Vietnam war hero and Republican political veteran.

Some women may be able to skip chemo for cancer treatment

About 70% of women diagnosed with the early stages of one of the most common forms of breast cancer might not need chemotherapy as part of treatment, according to the results of a long-awaited study presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology meeting in Chicago Sunday.

Study: Genetic discovery may lead to autism treatment

A University of Wisconsin-Madison genetic discovery, looking at two key brain proteins in mice with the developmental disorder fragile X, has researchers hoping they could one day develop treatments for other neurological disorders, such as autism.

Concussion goggles raise awareness of symptoms, treatment

The early retirement of San Francisco 49ers linebacker Chris Borland has intensified the conversation about the issue surrounding concussions. While it has people talking about concussions, a Verona company is letting people experience them.

Janesville's DROP program offers heroin addicts help

Instead of arresting heroin users, the Janesville Police Department is hoping to give addicts another chance. The new drug rehabilitation program has only been running for six months, but is already starting to show signs of success.

Changing the conversation about heroin

Heroin's got a stranglehold on Dane County, as it does on much of the rest of the country. There's no more denying that we've got an epidemic on our hands. Now, what's the solution?

Heroin's got a stranglehold on Dane County, as it does on much of the rest of the country. There's no more denying that we've got an epidemic on our hands. Now, what's the solution?

Madison considers special fees to cover ash borer costs

Group created to urges council to move forward with fee to fund the Forestry Division

The city of Madison will need an extra $2 million to cover the costs of fighting emerald ash borer in the city, and the city council is trying to figure out how to pay for it.

DOJ seeks to commit sex offender for treatment

State says man will likely engage in future acts of sexual violence

The Wisconsin Department of Justice has filed a petition under the state's sexual predator law against Scott Traxler.