Results tagged with 'research'
Published Sept. 20, 2013
More than 18,000 people will gather on the Milwaukee Lakefront Sunday morning with the goal of raising $1.2 million to support the Komen Fund and breast cancer treatment and research. Their day of mourning, celebration, support and courage is made possible by the roughly 1,000 volunteers who spend about 10 months of the year devoted to the event and the cause.
Published Nov. 26, 2012
As in most cities, Milwaukee has a wealth of sources for uncovering its history. In addition to the collections at Milwaukee Public Library and the Milwaukee County Historical Society, there are two fine universities with libraries and other sources, too. One of the most pleasurable in which to work is the Legislative Reference Bureau, tucked away in the basement of City Hall.
Published Sept. 15, 2011
General Electric Co. (GE) pledged $100 million for a six-month contest to finance ideas for improving breast cancer detection.
Published Nov. 21, 2008
A new study by sociologists at the University of Maryland concludes that "unhappy people" watch more TV, while people who describe themselves as "very happy" spend more time reading and socializing.