UI Hospitals and Clinics

April 2012

Too Many Medical Tests?
April 5 - Omaha World-Herald - Doctors perform too many tests and procedures, and patients demand too many as well, a national report published Wednesday says.
Michael Kutcher Returns to Hospital That Gave Him a New Chance at Life
April 9 - KGAN - Michael Kutcher, Ashton Kutcher’s twin, toured the Children's Hospital at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics where he once received the gift of life.
Iowa's First Fragile X Clinic Opened
April 16 - The Daily Iowan - Fragile X -- a rare chromosomal mutation -- is difficult to recognize, but those advocating for its treatment say they hope the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics will bring better local recognition to the disorder.
Family Presents Annual Check to UI Hospitals and Clinics for Hepatitis C Research
April 18 - The Daily Iowan - The family of Martha Maahs, an Iowa woman who died from Hepatisis C in 2000, has donated to the UI Gastroenterology Division in hopes of progressing toward a cure.
Nurses Named Among Iowa's Best
April 23 - The Daily Iowan - Donna Dolezal, Sandra Roberts, and 10 other nurses from UI Hospitals and Clinics were added to this year's list of 100 Great Iowa Nurses.
Little Girl, Big Journey
April 24 - IowaNow - Haitian infant with birth defect receives life-saving surgery and care at UI Hospitals and Clinics.
Increase of Cardiac Catheterization Procedures
April 25 - The Daily Iowan - Catheters are becoming a popular alternative to invasive surgery at UI Hospitals and Clinics.
Cancer Survivors Day Is a Celebration of Life
April 28 - Press-Citizen - Justin Anderson’s accomplishment of not only climbing the highest peak in the world but also going through chemotherapy radiation at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics made him an ideal choice for the keynote speaker at the 17th annual Cancer Survivors Day on Saturday at the Kinnick Press Box.

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