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Posted November 20, 2014

Heartland Health

The University of Iowa is hosting Rebalancing Health Care in the Heartland 7: Fulfilling the Promise of Health Care Innovation today at the Embassy Suites in Des Moines, Iowa.

Kid Captain

Liam Feeley, 10, of West Des Moines, Iowa, will serve as the University of Iowa Children’s Hospital Kid Captain for the Iowa Hawkeyes’ game with the University of Nebraska on Nov. 28.

Fran Fights Cancer

Throughout the Iowa men’s basketball season, Applebee’s restaurants will donate $1 from the sales of Head Coach Fran McCaffery’s new sandwich creation, the Franwich, to benefit Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Iowa.

Smokeout

Specialists with University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics encourage all tobacco users to take a positive step to improve their health and stop using tobacco products of any kind. The Great American Smokeout is scheduled for Nov. 20.

Cardiovascular Study

University of Iowa Health Care researchers are participating in a research study about the long-term effects of an investigational product compared to a placebo (inactive substance) in people with high risk for cardiovascular events, like heart attack and stroke. People who are 40 years or older with weight issues and history of heart disease, stroke or blocked arteries in the neck or legs may be eligible to enroll in the study.

Thank You,

Tom Moore
Media Coordinator
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