Column

Sleep is not for the weak — your mental health is important

Culture of sleep deprivation, overuse of technology contributes to deteriorating mental health on campus

Features

Behind the buzz: The truth about vaping

As more cases of vaping-related lung disease surface, the health consequences are slowly being realized

State of Wisconsin

UW, American Lung Association professionals discuss measures reducing e-cigarette usage

Experts call for further FDA regulation on e-cigarette usage, especially among young users

Editorial

Editorial Board: Fall 2019 stories to watch

From free speech, to police practices, to juuling, let the Badger Herald Editorial Board be your guide

UW-Madison Campus

Rutgers professor discusses racial tensions, disparities in public health policy

Marginalization in hospitals have left African Americans with worse health outcomes than white people, professor says

Features

Smoke Signals: Wisconsin referendum reveals voters want legal weed, but what are the risks?

Overwhelming popular support for legalizing marijuana fuels discussion of potential medical, economic and societal benefits and risks

State of Wisconsin

Wisconsin workplace wellness programs focus on health information, not changes to environment

Though these programs are well intentioned, experts are concerned by lack of long term benefits to employees

Column

Mobile health app for substance use disorders priority for healthcare, essential for Americans

New technology tears down barriers for recovering addicts regardless of socioeconomic status

Column

Public health officials have no right to perpetuate debunked medical theories

Medical officials nationwide must cease spreading message of vaccinations and their utterly false link to autism

Column

On campus, normalization of stress, sleep-deprivation, out-of-control schedules destroys our health

We need to change our rhetoric regarding what it means to be a successful student