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11.20.2014 | 66 days ago | Posted at 10:18 AM

Acclaimed Actor to Speak at Froedtert

By David Luhrssen
Michael York earned cult status from his lead role in Logan’s Run, but the Shakespearean trained actor was already on the A List for Cabaret and other productions before Logan's release. An Oscar-winning 1976 science-fiction film, Logan’s Run was based on the Malthusian premise that dwindling resources demand drastic measures. Not enough food to feed the world? Kill everyone who reaches age 30...
Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2009

Teaching another generation of doctors

Flawed as 21st-century medicine might be, you’ll thank Asclepius for it when you peruse the annals of America’s early medical schools, like the nation’s first, at the College of Philadelphia, established in 1765. Sepia-toned images reveal dubious hygienic protocols, like doctors performing surgery in unsterilized rooms without the protective barriers...
Wednesday, July 8, 2009
Anne Hoch is a pioneer in the field of women’s sports medicine. In addition to being an associate professor of orthopedic surgery and physical medicine and rehabilitation, she is also the director of the Women’s Sports Medicine Program at Froedtert/Medical College of Wisconsin.
Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2009

Local groups are teaming up to help overweight children slim down

We hear it all the time, especially around the start of each new year: Many Americans are fat. On average, we weigh more—and eat more— than people in most other countries, as well as our parents and grandparents did. Plus, the problem is starting so early that we’re now seeing some of the most severe...