Pete’s Fruit Market is bringing fresh produce, international seafood and jobs to Bronzeville, an area that was once considered a food desert.
Mayor Tom Barrett asked for Milwaukee Health Commissioner Bevan Baker’s resignation in the wake of revelations that the families of children who were lead poisoned were not properly notified.
The City-County Opioid, Heroin and Cocaine Task Force has cancelled one-third of its scheduled meetings since it was created earlier this year. However, Task Force members are assuring the public that work to combat the epidemic continues behind the scenes.
Na’il Scoggins is in his first year of medical school at the Medical College of Wisconsin. He’s had an interest in helping people through medicine since he was a child.
The Rev. Christie Melby-Gibbons, executive director of Tricklebee Café, makes it her mission to provide healthy, affordable food to North Side residents.
Racial disparities in health, income and a host of other factors have created a cycle of trauma and poverty that city leaders say it is beyond time to address.
A recent “community conversation” addressed the influence of tobacco marketing on young people and minorities based on a study conducted in Milwaukee County.
Of the 309 drug deaths in Milwaukee County this year through Oct. 15, 84 percent were caused by opioids, and 70 percent of the victims lived in the City of Milwaukee.
As the Public Safety and Health Committee delays action on a resolution that would direct the city Health Department to deem women of childbearing age at risk for lead exposure, concerned community groups push for government to “get ahead of the science.”
A new advocacy organization alleges that UnitedHealthcare is not meeting parity standards for mental health care in Milwaukee.