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Know the signs of heat illness

Heat Illness illustration
Heat illness begins with minor symptoms, such as rash and cramping, but if left untreated can lead to a life-threatening heat stroke.

UI study suggests autism and food allergy link

A new study from the University of Iowa finds that children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are more than twice as likely to suffer from a food allergy than children who do not have ASD.

Nation's premier cancer centers aim to eliminate HPV cancers

Stats concerning HPV infections
Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center has partnered with 69 other National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated cancer centers urging increased HPV vaccination and screening to eliminate HPV-related cancers.

Preventing falls, Mae moves forward

Mae portrait
Mae Schatteman, 96, shows no signs of slowing down. But she is careful to watch her step along the way. UI Health Care's Stepping On addresses the importance of walking and other low-impact exercise to keep ankles and other parts of the body stable.

Honored to be a 2018 Fan of the Year winner

Portrait of Traci McCausland
During her treatment for breast cancer, Traci McCausland says: “Coach Fran and Margaret McCaffery were incredibly supportive of us. We were so grateful for the support from the entire Iowa Athletic Department and UI Center for Advancement.”

UI Health Care names new CFO

Bradley Haws, MBA, chief executive officer of the University of Virginia Physicians Group, has been named associate vice president and chief financial officer for University of Iowa Health Care. He will begin Aug. 20.

Kalona helps pioneer mental health telemedicine

Physician and patient using tablet for mental health treatment
Pleasantview Home in Kalona is the first Iowa facility to offer University of Iowa geriatric mental health care through a telemedicine service made possible by a $500,000 U.S. Department of Agriculture grant.

Carley Neustel

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University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital
Carley was rushed by helicopter to UI Stead Family Children's Hospital in September 2015 after a farm accident nearly severed both of her legs below the knees. She had also sustained a broken arm and a large cut on her scalp.

Kevin’s limb preservation story

Kevin Nahnsen from Waterloo, Iowa experienced compound fractures required three surgeries to correct his leg.

Announcing CAR T-cell therapy

T-cell with chimeric antigen receptors (CARs) on its surface
University of Iowa Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center is the first provider in Iowa to offer CAR T-cell therapy, a groundbreaking treatment that uses a genetically improved version of a cancer patient’s own white blood cells to kill cancer cells.

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