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Minimally invasive procedure provides relief from plantar fasciitis pain

Deanna Brennan
“It was created to mimic open surgery but with less risk and less recovery time. While the procedure was initially developed for tennis elbow, we now use it for many common tendon issues, including golfer’s elbow, plantar fasciitis, and Achilles heel issues.”--Mederic Hall, MD

By trusting in clinical trials, cancer patients spread the benefits of treatment innovations

Trent Phillips
"He knows more about sarcoma than almost anybody in the world. And he's got my best interests at heart."--Trent Phillips

Winning with a team approach

Geri Walker
Geri Walker spent most of her career in the chaos of a school lunchroom, using her hands to prepare trays and count money. Her routine became disrupted one winter day in December 2014, when she struggled to move the fingers of her right hand.

In good hands

Linda Ayers
When severe cases of osteoarthritis in both of her thumbs made even the simplest of tasks painful, Linda took immediate action – first to see her own doctor and then to consider surgery at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics.

Moving forward

After more than a week at the Cedar Rapids hospital, Daniel was transferred to University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics. On Dec. 16, he underwent emergency surgery - the first of four procedures over the next two weeks to remove the"dead" areas of the pancreas and drain excess fluid from his abdomen. In surgical cases like Daniel's, the development of a hernia at the site of the incision is not uncommon.

‘A blessing to know’

Jill Asprey
Jill Asprey knows the importance of timing and tough decisions. She credits both with helping doctors find an ovarian tumor early and getting her on the path to further reducing her risk of cancer.

Keeping up

Tara Meyer
Tara Meyer had begun to notice a change in her physical fitness. Her energy seemed low, and simple tasks like climbing stairs and doing laundry left her out of breath. Thankfully she wound up at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics' Pulmonary Hypertension Center.

Carver Trust giving $45 million to support new neuroscience institute

photo of neurons for carver trust gift photo
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.

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.

Megan's midwifery story

Megan Rife knew that a midwife was right for her before she was pregnant. The certified nurse midwives at UI Health Care delivered both of her children, so she never felt like just another patient.

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