February 2014

  • 'Astoundingly fortunate'

    A funny feeling in the chest didn't seem like major heart trouble to a math professor. Yet the only thing between him and sudden death was fast thinking by UI QuickCare staff.
  • Keeping Dreams Alive

    Even after three surgeons declared her gymnastics career over, an Iowa teenager and her family refused to give up. Their determination led them to a world-renowned pediatric orthopedics specialist at University of Iowa Children's Hospital.
  • 'Just the baby kicking'

    Symptoms first dismissed by her doctors were in fact signs that a young mother-to-be had preeclampsia, which can lead to dangerous seizures and life-threatening liver, lung, and kidney failure.
  • Transplants are Beautiful

    A kidney recipient proudly blogs her body's transformations in order to share her experience with others.
  • Rethinking Cholesterol

    More Americans may need cholesterol-lowering medications, according to a University of Iowa expert who served on a national panel that developed new cholesterol guidelines for lowering risks of heart disease and stroke.
  • Child Protection: A Global Responsibility

    Learn more about the global and local impact of child abuse and neglect on March 26, 2014.
  • Michael Stone Takes the Long View

    Triathlete teams with UI researchers on blinding eye disease.
  • Show Us Your Red

    Mark your calendars for National Wear Red Day on Friday, Februrary 7, 2014.
  • Busy Moms: Balancing Your Life

    Join us Tuesday, February 11, to learn the importance of “me time” and self-care as a busy parent.