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Posted October 16, 2014

Flu Shots

Influenza vaccinations are conveniently available by appointment at UI Health Care–Iowa River Landing in Coralville on weekdays, evenings, and Saturday mornings.

Kid Captain

Marijka Michmershuizen, 11, of Pella, Iowa, will serve as the University of Iowa Children’s Hospital Kid Captains for the Iowa Hawkeyes’ game with Maryland University on Oct. 18.

IRL Open House

UI Health Care–Iowa River Landing will hold a public open house from 2 to 4 p.m. October 18 at its 105 East Ninth St. facility in Coralville. The fall-themed event celebrates two years of UI Health Care offering its services in the state-of-the-art facility.

Mastectomy Update

New evidence suggests that prophylactic mastectomies – removing one or both breasts to reduce the risk of developing breast cancer – may actually do little to stop breast cancer from occurring in certain high-risk women. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Exercise Study

University of Iowa Health Care researchers invite healthy adults age 65 to 80 who have no history of neurological or psychiatric conditions and are not currently physically active to participate in a research study that involves completing regular exercise sessions over a 12-week period.

Thank You,

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