Health treatment

Eastern Iowa experts weigh in on ‘birth control blues’

Millions of women use hormonal birth control - from the pill to IUDs, implants and more - not only to prevent unwanted pregnancy but also to regulate ...

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Cracking concussions: Iowa hospitals, clinics, other groups team up to clear up confusion

With concussions in the spotlight lately - particularly related to the National Football League (NFL), who recently announced the Play Smart Play Safe ...

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Thanks to Michael Phelps, cupping now in the spotlight

Ara Ispentchian estimates he runs 40 to 50 miles a week. The Cedar Rapids ultramarathoner is currently training for the Twin Cities Ultra Looney Chal ...

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Iowa looks to focus cancer treatment and support for teens, young adults

IOWA CITY - Cancer rates among adolescents and young adults in Iowa have risen over 30-some years - especially among white males and females - and hea ...

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University of Iowa spends nearly $270,000 on mumps vaccines for students

IOWA CITY - The University of Iowa in the last month has spent nearly $270,000 providing free measles, mumps, and rubella vaccinations to almost 5,000 ...

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