With blood donations down 21 percent during holiday weeks, the American Red Cross is seeking blood donors as we approach the July 4 holiday weekend.
Overturning Roe v. Wade was celebrated as a victory for abortion opponents, but it’s not their path to ending the procedure in Iowa. Moving forward, activists say they plan to continue to push for a proposed amendment to the Iowa Constitution.
Several states immediately enacted bans on abortion following the U.S. Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. In anticipation of more out-of-state patients, abortion providers in the Midwest say they are working to allocate more resources to Iowa and other states where the procedure is still legal.
A national philanthropy organization has awarded the state $9.3 million for two initiatives that aim to improve stroke and heart attack outcomes in Iowa. One portion will fund HeartCorps, a branch of the AmeriCorps program, that will fund public health workers in counties with the lowest health rankings.
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Weather changes like high heat and humidity can lead to dehydration, a key trigger for a migraine attack, experts say. In addition, changes in temperature, humidity, greater sunlight and changes to sleeping patterns are all potential migraine triggers.
Around November, Carson Grace began experiencing breathing difficulties and ended up at the University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital again – where they began to discuss surgeries doctors said she’d need for a shot at long-term survival.
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An Iowa nursing home worker who admitted stealing a resident’s painkillers says the stress of watching more than a dozen COVID-19 patients die alone contributed to her use of cocaine and other drugs.