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Posted September 25, 2014

Flu Outbreak

Infectious disease specialists at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics report that getting your flu shot now will help protect you throughout the influenza season and can  prevent being stricken by an early case of the disease.

Kid Captain

Matthew McCarthy, 9, of Marion, Iowa, will serve as the University of Iowa Children’s Hospital Kid Captain for the Iowa Hawkeyes’ game with Purdue University on Sept. 27.

Heart Failure

Specialists from the UI Heart and Vascular Center will discuss the daily care and management of patients with heart failure and pulmonary hypertension during the 2014 Heart Failure Symposium: Healing Hearts, Changing Lives on Oct. 2 and 3 at the Sheraton Iowa City Hotel downtown.

Pain Awareness

Specialists at UI Hospitals and Clinics note that 100 million Americans suffer from chronic pain. September is Pain Awareness Month.

Conception Study

University of Iowa Health Care researchers are enrolling couples more than 18 years old in a research study investigating the effects of folic acid and zinc supplementation on semen quality and conception rates.

Thank You,

Tom Moore
Media Coordinator
319-356-3945
Fax: 319-384-7099
e-mail: thomas-moore@uiowa.edu