January 2019 News

‘Grateful and blessed family’ credits IVF team

The Rich family
“From time to time, I hear a story of a couple who were able to have a baby because of the work of Dr. Van Voorhis,” says Elizabeth Rich. “Every time, it takes me back to our story and I feel so grateful.”

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February is American Heart Month

Heart
Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of men and women each year, leading to the deaths of about 610,000 people each year in the United States. The good news is that heart disease is preventable.

Double your power to help someone: Be a blood donor in 2019

Man gives blood at a Degowin Blood Center blood drive
Want to do more to help others in the new year? Every time you donate one pint of blood at the DeGowin Blood Center at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, two patients can benefit from your donation. That’s because the pint of blood that you donate is separated into two life-saving products...

Timely tips for keeping flu-free this season

Health specialists say it’s important to take precautions to help prevent illness and the potentially serious complications that can occur.

Five ways to keep your exercise resolution

Person doing pushups
January is a natural time to launch an exercise routine. You’ll have an easier time keeping your resolution into June or longer if you follow these five guidelines.