UI Hospitals and Clinics

October 2012

UIHC LGBT Clinic to Open Monday
October 2 - Press-Citizen - Two University of Iowa physicians are teaming up to start University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics' first Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Clinic, and some advocates say it's a step toward reducing barriers for those patient populations.
Take a Visual Tour of University of Iowa's New Clinic in Iowa River Landing
October 6 - Iowa City Patch - A photo collection shows off some of the features of University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics' new $73 million, five-story outpatient clinic in Coralville.
UI Study: Knee Replacement Surgeries More Prevalent Than Ever
October 5 - The Daily Iowan - "The number of surgeries being performed per year has gone up dramatically over the past 20 years," said Associate Professor Peter Cram, the lead author of a study released on Sept. 26 by the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine.
Effective Surgical Closures Require Planning, Follow-Up
October 9 - Dermatology Times - Achieving optimal surgical closures begins long before - and ends well after - the procedure, says Roger I. Ceilley, MD, a University of Iowa graduate and recipient of the 2008 Distinguished Alumnus Award.
The Art of Calling in Sick - Or Not
October 24 - The Wall Street Journal - Loreen Herwaldt, MD, UI professor of epidemiology and hospital epidemiologist at UI Hospitals and Clinics, discusses when to stay home if you're sick and how to stay well at work
Power Naps Might be More Powerful Than Previously Thought
October 29 - The Daily Iowan - Researchers at the University of Iowa, and across the nation, are now taking the science a step further and investigating the power of naps.

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