University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers are studying placentas from births at a local hospital to identify structural changes in fetal membranes that could help determine when a premature birth is likely to occur.
Health workers say they are seeing signs of mental fatigue in residents more than a week after Michael, and problems could continue as a short-term disaster turns into a long-term recovery that will take years.
Dressed in a gray jumpsuit, looking more like an auto mechanic than a veterinarian, Richard Fondrk unfolds himself gingerly from his truck near Dusty and Karen Kerber's horse barn in Mount Pleasant, Westmoreland County.
The Centers for Disease Control's Wednesday update on the romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak says the sick count has added 18 people since Friday, for a total of 53 in 16 states. And there's a high hospitalization rate.