University of Wisconsin–Madison Medical College of Wisconsin

Volume 107, Issue 5

August 2008

Encouraging Health Habits in Wisconsin Children

A US Preventive Services Task Force review recently concluded that evidence of effectiveness of interventions in overweight children is lacking. Two articles in this issue of the Wisconsin Medical Journal examine this issue head on, looking at ways to encourage children to be more physically active, less sedentary and eat more fruits and vegetables at school and at home.

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In This Issue
We Are More Than What We Eat
John J. Frey, III, MD, WMJ Medical Editor
Wis Med J. 2008;107(5):221-222.

Letter to the Editor
Right Man, Right Time for Reform
Walt Meyer, MD, CMD
Wis Med J. 2008;107(5):223.

Original Research

Preliminary Findings from an Evaluation of the USDA Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program in Wisconsin Schools
Eric Jamelske, PhD; Lori A. Bica, PhD; Daniel J. McCarty, PhD; Amy Meinen, MPH, RD
Wis Med J. 2008;107(5):225-230.

Fit Kids/Fit Families: A Report on a Countywide Effort to Promote Healthy Behaviors
Laura Joosse, RN, BSN; Marjorie Stearns, MA, MPH; Heidi Anderson, RN, BSN; Paul Hartlaub, MD, MSPH; Jeff Euclide, RN, MBA
Wis Med J. 2008;107(5):231-236.

A Comparison of the Nicotine Lozenge and Nicotine Gum: An Effectiveness Randomized Controlled Trial
Quinn R. Pack, MD; Douglas E. Jorenby, PhD; Michael C. Fiore, MD, MPH; Thomas Jackson, MD; Patricia Weston, MSW; Megan E. Piper, PhD; Timothy B. Baker, PhD
Wis Med J. 2008;107(5):237-243.

Case Report

Acute Thigh Compartment Syndrome Post Femoral Vein Catheterization
Mark W. Asplund, MD, FACS
Wis Med J. 2008;107(5):244-246.

Your Practice

Wisconsin Courts Weaken Physician Noncompete Agreements
Barbara J. Zabawa, JD
Wis Med J. 2008;107(5):263-264.

Annuities: Guarantee Not Worth Cost
Maureen Hansen, CLU
Wis Med J. 2008;107(5):269.

MetaStar Matters
The 5 Million Lives Campaign: Preventing Medical Harm in Wisconsin and the Nation
Jay A. Gold, MD, JD, MPH
Wis Med J. 2008;107(5):270-271.

Your Profession

Proceedings from the 2007 Annual Meeting of the American College of Physicians, Wisconsin Chapter
Wis Med J. 2008;107(5):247-262.

Medicare Win in Congress Shows Power of Physician Voice
Sridhar Vasudevan, MD
Wis Med J. 2008;107(5):265.

Dean’s Corner
NIH Budgets, Patient Care, and Health
Robert N. Golden, MD
Wis Med J. 2008;107(5):267-268.

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