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  • Study: Diabetes drug affecting fish in Lake Michigan

    DETROIT Researchers have found that pharmaceuticals and personal-care byproducts persist at low levels miles from sewage discharge pipes in Lake Michigan. And a study from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee shows that the most prevalent drug in the lake the Type 2 diabetes medication Metformin changes the hormonal system of fish exposed to it.
  • Parents, students scramble to fill our federal college aid FAFSA forms

    MILWAUKEE For the past three years, Teresa Piraino has diligently filled out the federal application for financial aid for her son Anthony, who is studying criminal justice at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. In the next few weeks, the Pirainos...

    For water's sake, Chicago researchers reach across the seas to Israel

    For water's sake, Chicago researchers reach across the seas to Israel
    The Arava desert, a salty wasteland dotted with tufts of scrub, gets only about an inch of rain each year. And yet cows lazily low at dairy farms that collectively produce nearly 8 million gallons of milk annually. Orange bell peppers flourish in a long...

    Diabetes drug found in Lake Michigan could harm fish, researchers say

    There is more than one way to measure prescription drug use. The most direct method is to count prescriptions filled by pharmacies. That would show, for example, that more than 180 million prescriptions for diabetes drugs were dispensed in 2013. Or...

    Relatives of Baltimore murder victims struggle with grief

    Relatives of Baltimore murder victims struggle with grief
    When Alice Oaks' older son was shot to death in Baltimore in 2008, she said her goodbye at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center. He lay there, a tube still in his mouth, and it seemed to her that his body was glowing. She felt numb. She bent over and kissed...