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Couple by Fire
Many couples have questions about the mental and physical issues that challenge intimacy. Sign up now to join our panel of experts in men’s and women’s health April 4 to get your questions answered.

Behavioral health continuing ed event highlights catatonia

Nurse interviewing couple
Behavioral health nurses interested in learning more about catatonia are invited to attend a behavioral health continuing education event April 27.

Rollie chose reverse shoulder replacement to get his quality of life back

For the first time in years, Rollie Dunbar can raise his left arm above his head. He can move the arm with no pain and none of the weakness he once felt in his shoulder. He can do the things he loves to do, like rebuilding a 1948 Chrysler Coupe, pain-free.

UI neuroendocrine tumor program earns high European distinction

Sue O'Dorisio portrait
University of Iowa Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center is the first U.S. cancer center to be designated a Neuroendocrine Tumor Center of Excellence by the European Neuroendocrine Tumor Society (ENETS).

Total hip arthroplasty has Paula singing again

Paula O’Brien back on stage in December 2018.
For 46-year-old Paula O’Brien, being on stage wasn’t just a hobby, it had once been a career. Her first professional theatre role was at age 11, and her love of performing developed from there. But once she turned 40, degenerative hip disease limited her life considerably.

UI study suggests new approach to treating kids with relapsed cancer

Cancer cell close up
Researchers led by Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center member Miles Pufall, PhD, have identified a new target that may help improve treatment for children with relapsed B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (B-ALL), the most common type of childhood cancer.

2019 UI report highlights HPV-related cancers

Iowa map showing county HPV vaccine rates
This year’s Cancer in Iowa report, released March 5 by the UI-based State Health Registry of Iowa, outlines the growing threat of HPV-related cancers, the steady increase of cases among Iowa men, and the state’s performance in getting teens vaccinated for HPV.

Attend the Partners in Care Job Fair, April 13

Medical assistant in clinic
Discover your career as a UI Health Care medical assistant. Job seekers are invited to attend the Partners in Care Job Fair from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 13 at Iowa River Landing in Coralville.

Parent Blog: Stacey Regennitter

Regennitter fraternal quadruplets, photo
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University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital
Noelle, Jakob, Jarred and Rebeckah were born at 30 weeks gestation and are now 14 years old.

Parent Blog: Megan Runde

Libby Runde, photo
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University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital
"I was transferred to University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics for preterm labor. Libby was delivered by emergency C-section at 26 weeks and had a blood transfusion on her first day of life." – Megan

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