October 2017 News

UI Health Care combines 'one-on-one connection' and 'skill'

Rachel Asbury's pregnancy care and the pediatric follow-up at UI Health Care was just what she was looking for.

PrEP Clinic improves care, follow-up for patients at risk for HIV

Working in collaboration with a patient's primary care provider, a pharmacist independently monitors a patient's medication therapy and serves as the direct provider for necessary follow-up visits. Patients are assured timely and convenient access to care and follow-up, and it allows a patient's primary care provider to co-manage their patient's care with a pharmacist knowledgeable about medication risks, benefits, and side effects. To schedule an appointment with the PrEP Clinic, call 319-384-7444..

Fireworks injuries in Iowa doubled in 2017

Firework injury statistics illustrated over past four years
Injuries related to fireworks more than doubled in 2017 and were nearly three times as serious, according to a recent study by researchers at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, College of Public Health, and the UI Injury Prevention Research Center.

Breast reduction surgery changed Angela's life

I have struggled with my breast size from the time I began puberty.