University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

February 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.
Show Us Your Red
Mark your calendars for National Wear Red Day on Friday, Februrary 7, 2014.
Michael Stone Takes the Long View
Triathlete teams with UI researchers on blinding eye disease.
Child Protection: A Global Responsibility
Learn more about the global and local impact of child abuse and neglect on March 26, 2014.
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.
Transplants are Beautiful
A kidney recipient proudly blogs her body's transformations in order to share her experience with others.
'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.
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.
'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.

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