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Ask an Expert: Is My Fireplace Safe?

The chill of an Iowa winter is often calmed with the warmth of a gas fireplace. They’re cozy and convenient, but these fireplaces come with a risk: Those built before January 2015 don’t come with safety screens. The glass front on a gas fireplace can reach up to 1,328 degrees Fahrenheit, causing...

UI Health Care Breast Health Center Earns Accreditation

UI Breast Health Center earns approval from the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers

Carver Trust giving $45 million to support new neuroscience institute

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The Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust has committed a transformational $45 million grant to the University of Iowa that will allow for the creation of a comprehensive and cross-disciplinary neuroscience center.

Six Winter Break Secrets for Dr. Mom

Six tips to keep children healthy during cold and flu season
There’s no worse time for getting a cold or flu than the holidays, especially if you’re a kid. Pediatric specialist Pat Brophy, who directs UI Health Care’s online care service called UIeCare, says we can thank the close contact of kids in school and daycare for circulating germs. Dr. Brophy has...

Five ways a virtual care visit makes your life easier

Day or night, a video chat with a provider can diagnose and treat a variety of minor conditions, including allergies, cold and flu symptoms, fever, rash, headaches, pink eye, sprains and more. Here’s how a virtual care visit, like UI Health Care’s UIeCare , might benefit you. It’s available anytime...

Cold or Flu? What's the Difference

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Your child wakes up with sniffles, a cough, and fever. Which is it, a cold or the flu? Getting to the bottom of that question is more important than you think. Because the flu can become much more serious, it’s wise to get checked out if you are having symptoms that lean toward the flu, according...

Weiner, Salem Receive Grant to Help Advance Emerging Lymphoma Treatment

Holden researchers receive grant to use nanoparticles for a new type of immunotherapy for lymphoma.

Seminar on Radon and Lung Cancer: A Hidden Health Risk

Radon is the No. 1 cause of lung cancer among non-smokers. Learn more about what it is, what you can do about it, and about lung cancer treatments at this seminar.

LASIK Seminar

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Consider a safe and effective alternative to wearing glasses or contact lenses. Join us for a free presentation and discussion on the benefits of laser vision correction. UI Health Care eye surgeon Kenneth Goins, MD, will Explain the procedure options in detail Demonstrate the outcomes you can...

UI Hospitals and Clinics Comprehensive Stroke Center recognized for elite stroke care

Gold Plus Target: Stroke Elite Plus from American Heart Association and American Stroke Association
For the second year in a row, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Comprehensive Stroke Center has been honored with the highest award currently available from the American Heart Association (AHA) and American Stroke Association (ASA) for stroke care: the Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus Achievement Award with Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus.

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