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12.12.2013 | | Posted at 10:00 AM
By Shepherd Express Staff
As self-employed artists, musicians are some of the people least likely to be covered by healthcare and thus most vulnerable to unexpected hospital bills and illnesses that could have been avoided with preventive treatments. The Affordable Care Act should help ease that burden by offering decent individual healthcare plans at a price most musicians might actually be able to afford, but of course t...
Thursday, March 25, 2010
I’m Art Kumbalek and man oh manischewitz what a world, ain’a? So here we are, smack-dab in the first week of spring, that very special time of year when a young man’s fancy turns to getting his rocks off with whomever, whenever, wherever, as often as possible. And god bless the heartily...
Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2009
I’m Art Kumbalek and man oh manischewitz what a world, ain’a? So listen, that douche-bag South Carofocking-lina Republican’s response to the president’s address to Congress the other day reminded me of the time Snow White got thrown out of Disney World ’cause she got caught...
Wednesday, June 10, 2009
Despite the public efforts by the Republican minority in the Wisconsin Legislature to attack the state budget, privately they must admit that the Democratic budget has taken away all of their usual arguments. The Democrats created a balanced budget despite the fact that the...
Wednesday, June 25, 2008

African Americans face medical disparities

Juneteenth 2008 celebrated, as it always does, the day in 1865 on which slaves in Texas learned that they had been emancipated. But this year’s Juneteenth celebration also was a day of action for Milwaukee’s African-American residents and health care professionals who want the next president and elected officials...
Thursday, Jan. 10, 2008

The Wellness Warriors

We consider ourselves old school. Our parents are baby boomers; our grandparents tell stories of World Wars and the Great Depression. They lived in a society that changed so rapidly that it’s nearly unrecognizable today.