UI Hospitals and Clinics

August 2013

Meet Our 2013 Kid Captains
UI Children's Hospital Kid Captain program is proud to announce this year's Kid Captains.
A Blizzard in August
Visit your local Dairy Queen on August 8 to benefit UI Children's Hospital through Children's Miracle Network.
Bigger Lungs May Be Better For Transplants
UI researchers came up with a new formula, called “predicted total lung capacity ratio,” to find out which size lungs matched best with patients who are candidates for transplants.
Curing Blindness Is Aim of $25 Million Gift
Stephen A. Wynn has made a $25 million gift commitment to support the UI’s Institute for Vision Research.
Healthier Vision Is A Healthier You
On August 27, join us for a free seminar to learn what you can do to keep your eyes healthy and your vision at its best.
Bacterial Toxins Cause Deadly Heart Disease
University of Iowa researchers have discovered what causes a serious bacterial infection of heart valves that kills approximately 20,000 Americans each year.
Sports Related Concussion Clinic
UI Sports Medicine is now offering extended evening hours for concussion injuries.
Meet This Week's Kid Captain
Six-year-old Krystal will be the UI Children's Hospital Kid Captain for the Iowa vs. LSU game.
Unbreakable: A Young Man’s Journey from Suicide to Hope
UI Health Care partners with the Johnson County Crisis Center to bring you special guest speaker and suicide attempt survivor Jordan Burnham in support of Suicide Prevention Week.
Get your Quality of Life Back
Suffering from ED or bladder control? Register now for this free seminar.
Beat the Heat
University of Iowa Health Care experts warn that the current high temperatures can pose serious health risks and urge people to be on the lookout for signs of heat-related illness in themselves and others.
The Stephen A. Wynn Institute for Vision Research
The University of Iowa Stephen A. Wynn Institute for Vision Research was created to accelerate the eradication of heritable human blindness through interdisciplinary research, education and clinical care.

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