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Center for Health Enhancement Systems Studies awarded $8.6 million NIH grant

November 3, 2008

The Center for Health Enhancement Systems Studies (CHESS) has been awarded a second grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI), a division of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), to continue its role as a leader in cancer communication research.

Chances for post-election health reform examined during La Follette lecture

October 22, 2008

Is America primed for health care reform? That’s one of the questions Thomas Oliver will address at a free public lecture at noon on Tuesday, Oct. 28, at the La Follette School of Public Affairs.

ACTION Campaign Meets Initial Goal to Enlist 500 Agencies Nationwide

January 24, 2008

In the four short months since its launch in October 2007, the University of Wisconsin–Madison-based ACTION Campaign to combat substance abuse has already met its initial goal to enlist 500 agencies nationwide.

Leaders in addiction treatment announce national ‘ACTION’ campaign

October 1, 2007

A cadre of private and public entities in the addiction treatment field announced the launch of the National Adopting Changes to Improve Outcomes Now (ACTION) Campaign for the improvement of addiction treatment services. The ACTION Campaign goals are to increase access to addiction treatment for individuals in need and to keep clients engaged in treatment.

UW study to clarify safety, effectiveness of hormone therapy during menopause

May 22, 2007

When is the best time in a woman's reproductive history to start hormone therapy? How does estrogen therapy affect a woman's cognition and mood? What is the most beneficial form of estrogen? These are just a few important questions that researchers at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health hope to answer in a federally funded nationwide study, the first of its kind, on the effects of estrogen therapy with perimenopausal women.