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Posted July 2, 2015

Fireworks Safety

Vision specialists with University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics advise Iowans to enjoy the fireworks shows presented by trained professionals to prevent the serious eye injuries that can be caused by fireworks.

Donors Needed

Staff with the DeGowin Blood Center at UI Hospitals and Clinics remind everyone that summer can be a slow time for blood donations, but the need for blood never goes away. They urge all eligible donors to schedule an appointment to donate blood products in the blood center and on community blood drives.

Elder Care

UI Hospitals and Clinics is the first hospital in Iowa to be awarded NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders) Exemplar status, the highest level of recognition from the nurse-driven program designed to help hospitals improve care for older adults.

Hearing Hazards

A group of University of Iowa scientists is trying to determine how long-term exposure to moderate noise—such as sound delivered through earbuds or encountered elsewhere in day-to-day life—can impair hearing.

Exercise Study

UI Health Care researchers invite healthy older adults age 60 to 80 with no history of neurological or psychiatric disorders to take part in an exercise training program and research study geared toward becoming more physically fit and improving memory.

Thank You,

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