Alyssa and Justin’s in vitro fertilization story

Ultrasound image surrounded by IVF syringes
Alyssa Boies and her husband reached out to the University of Iowa Center for Advanced Reproductive Care in December 2018 after almost two years of trying to conceive a baby—naturally and with medical intervention.

After a paralyzing injury, John’s spine care helped him make a speedy return to farming and a normal life

John McMillan at his farm
Less than four months after a spine injury temporarily paralyzed him from the neck down, John McMillan was back to farming full-time. McMillan credits his remarkable recovery to the spine care he received from orthopedic spine surgeon Andrew J. Pugely, MD, at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics in the hours following his injury.

North Dodge Pharmacy now open

Pharmacist and patient
Patients have a new neighborhood pharmacy to serve them at UI Health Care–North Dodge in Iowa City.

Specialty care for thoracic outlet syndrome healed Lynnita’s arm and saved her vacation plans

Lynnita, 40, of Blairstown, Iowa, was quickly diagnosed by Maen Aboul Hosn, MD, the vascular surgeon at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics who fixed the condition that caused the blood clot. Hosn diagnosed Lynnita with thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS), a condition that affects the blood vessels and nerves that go from the chest to the arm. Left untreated, TOS can cause permanent damage to the arm.

Concussion seminar to cover treatment, rehab, and return to play for student athletes

A panel of University of Iowa Sports Medicine specialists will share their expertise in managing concussion in athletes during a free community health seminar on Thursday, July 18, 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Mediacom Outdoor Club Room at Kinnick Stadium.

Nationally ranked

Child and Provider walking in corridor
UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital has six specialties ranked by U.S. News & World Report.

Know the risks of falls from fainting

older person sitting on bathroom floor
When your blood pressure isn’t high enough to move blood efficiently to the brain, your brain senses the warning and takes quick action—often in the form of fainting.

Help mark AirCare's 40th at June 22 open house

Helicopter aloft
UI Hospitals & Clinics is holding a 40th birthday celebration for AirCare from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 22, at the Iowa City Municipal Airport, 1801 S. Riverside Drive, Iowa City.

Holden offers newest radiation therapy technology

Patient receiving high-tech therapy
The UI Department of Radiation Oncology this month began using a just-approved radiation therapy device that combines state-of-the-art imaging and radiation targeting. Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center is only the third center in the country offering this technology.

Iowa leads research in how measles spreads

illustration of cellular concentration of virus
Iowa’s Patrick Sinn, PhD, has helped shape the world’s understanding of how this serious disease spreads at the cellular level.