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7 hrs ago | Forbes.com
I've written about health care for more than two decades, starting from my native Iowa where I covered the presidential campaign bus rides of Bill and Hillary Clinton through the Hawkeye state talking health reform and the economy. I have covered the rise, fall and rise again of health reform, chronicling national trends as well as the influence of Barack and Michelle Obama from Chicago's South Side on changes to the U.S. health system from my base in Chicago.
8 hrs ago | Medical Daily
Teenagers have a reputation for making impulsive decisions coupled with their stereotypical rebellious streak, but it may not be their fault. Researchers from the University of Iowa decided to take a look inside the brain of a teenager to find out if there were chemical differences and published their findings in the journal Psychological Science .
The Tufts University Department of Music presents Erik Lindgren's 60th Birthday Celebration Chamber A-Go-Go Concert in the Distler Performance Hall at the Perry and Marty Granoff Music Center on Saturday, September 27, 2014 at 7 p.m. Tufts Alumnus Erik Lindgren presents a birthday celebration concert featuring original chamber works and musical novelties by Lindgren composed during the past decade for strings, woodwinds, piano, vibraphone, and percussion. The concert will be preceded at 7:00 p.m. by a screening of Michael Burlingame's "To A Random" , a 23-minute film with original unused soundtrack by Lindgren.
"Real people are reading your application, and we want to do our best to understand and appreciate the real people applying to Duke," reads a new voluntary question added to the prestigious university's admissions application, reports GLAAD . The question asks aspiring attendees to share, if they wish, "a perspective you bring or experiences you've had to help us understand you better -- perhaps related to a community you belong to, your sexual orientation or gender identity, or your family or cultural background."
Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Sept. 12--IOWA CITY -- The Board of Regents will convene for a special meeting Oct. 2 to discuss eight more cost-saving, revenue-generating, or efficiency "opportunities" uncovered during a sweeping review of its universities.
He chose his 8-iron to reach the green. Playing along with him was his friend, Jared Harmon.
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Dr. and Mrs. Rick Palmer of La Porte City, are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their son Jonathon Alex Palmer to Mary Kathryn Huck, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dan Huck of Hartland, WI. Jonathon and Mary met while attending the University of Iowa and both currently reside in the Milwaukee, WI area.
Actually Helping Farmers or America Needs Farmers? You can decide this hotly debated topic over a cold Natty Lite, during Hate Week. And don't forget - it's those farmers that produce the ingredients for that tasty beverage.
Maybe you're not shocked that, in general, men have larger noses than their more delicate female counterparts. A study last year found that at the same body size, male noses are 10% larger than female noses, on average.
A new class of compounds has now been shown to protect brain cells from the type of damage caused by blast-mediated traumatic brain injury . Mice that were treated with these compounds 24-36 hours after experiencing TBI from a blast injury were protected from the harmful effects of TBI, including problems with learning, memory, and movement.
Chuck Long has been named Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of the organization, which promotes and manages programs like the Iowa Games, Live Healthy Iowa, Adaptive Sports Iowa and the Iowa Senior Games. Long was an All-America quarterback at the University of Iowa and was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1999.
The Smithsonian's Transcription Center turns dusty historical ledgers into digital files. WSJ's Kelly Crow and the Smithsonian's Meghan Ferriter discuss with Tanya Rivero.
Gov. Terry Branstad on Thursday promised to work with the Board of Regents on its request for $12.9 million to keep the University of Iowa whole as it rolls out new performance - and enrollment-based funding metrics in the 2016 budget year. When asked if Branstad plans to include the supplemental funding request in his 2016 budget, Branstad said he first must win the November election and then wait for December revenue estimates.
Car crashes are a leading cause of death for children 1 to 13 years old. Many times deaths and injuries can be prevented by proper use of car seats, boosters, and seat belts.
A University of Iowa study found teenagers are far more sensitive than adults to the immediate effect or reward of their behaviors. The findings may help explain, for example, why the initial rush of texting may be more enticing for adolescents than the long-term payoff of studying.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 01:32 pm
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