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Local News

Two Wisconsin Mothers Navigate Teen Mental Health Supports

Katherine, a Polk County resident whose name has been changed to protect the privacy of her children, and her 18-year-old son have seen several therapists at different times, navigated school supports and crossed state lines for an inpatient program in order to address his anxiety, depression and suicidal thoughts.

Why America Has a Debt Ceiling: 5 Questions Answered

Like the rest of us, governments must borrow when they spend more money than they receive. They do so by issuing bonds, which are IOUs that promise to repay the money in the future and make regular interest payments.

A Spotlight on Stroke Risks for Pregnant Women

Research has emerged about the link between pregnancy complications and a higher risk of stroke, and a Wisconsin health expert suggested it is a risk which might be flying under the radar amid positive trends for other populations.