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View the Solar Eclipse Safely

A total solar eclipse from 2012.
Looking directly at the sun during a solar eclipse can seriously damage your eyes. Proper eye protection during the eclipse period is necessary to avoid damaging your retinas permanently.

U.S. News ranks UI Health Care among nation’s best

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics is again listed as one of America’s “Best Hospitals” and the No. 1 hospital in Iowa, according to rankings released today by U.S. News & World Report.

New Hernia Center specializes in multidisciplinary team approach to hernia repair

University of Iowa Health Care now offers patients with simple or complex hernia diagnoses access to collaborative care through a new center located within the Surgery Specialty Clinic at UI Hospitals and Clinics. “Hernia care is continually evolving. Providing state-of-the-art care to patients...

Iowa's Only Nationally Ranked Children's Hospital in 2017-2018

Nationally Ranked Children's Hospital
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UI Stead Family Children's Hospital
U.S. News & World Report has ranked UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital in six specialties in the new 2017-18 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings.

UI Hospitals and Clinics to Join Phase Two of COIIN

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics has been selected to participate in phase two of the Collaborative Innovation and Improvement Network (COIIN), a three-year project aimed to increase the number of kidney transplants and improve quality measures.

Miller awarded grant to create much-needed sarcoma registry

Ben Miller, MD, University of Iowa assistant professor of orthopedics and rehabilitation, will direct an effort to establish a multi-institutional registry to track the outcomes of sarcoma patients after treatment. Miller was awarded a $100,250 grant from the Orthopaedic Research and Education...

Stepping On — Building Confidence, Reducing Falls

Please join us for Stepping On, a 7-week workshop series to learn important exercises and strategies to help prevent falls. What is Stepping On? Stepping On is a program that has been researched and proven to reduce falls in older people. It consists of a workshop that meets for two hours a week...

Comprehensive Stroke Center recognized for elite care

American Heart Association and American Stroke Association Gold Plus Award
For the third 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...

Bariatric surgery program achieves national accreditation

The University of Iowa Health Care bariatric surgery program has been accredited as a Comprehensive Center under the under the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP), a joint program of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.

UI Health Care offers walk-in testing for hepatitis C

Born from 1945 to 1965? Americans born during these years have the highest rates of hepatitis C.
University of Iowa Health Care is encouraging baby boomers to get tested for the hepatitis C virus by offering walk-in testing at Iowa River Landing. This simple blood draw is covered by most insurance plans.

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