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IDPH Seeks Public Input on Newborn Disorders (2/1/18)

IDPH Seeks Public Input on Newborn Disorders (2/1/18)

The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) is recruiting individuals interested in issues related to newborn screening for inherited conditions. The project coordinated through the IDPH Center for Congenital and Inherited Disorders will bring together a diverse and representative group of Iowans for a weekend to help determine future policy for the state’s newborn screening program.

Thursday, February 1, 2018/Author: Polly Carver-Kimm/Number of views (340)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Save Your Brain (1/18/18)

Save Your Brain (1/18/18)

The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) today launched an online quiz to help older Iowans determine their risk for cognitive decline and what steps to take to reduce that risk. Anyone can take the Save Your Brain quiz online at https://idph.iowa.gov/save-your-brain.   

Thursday, January 18, 2018/Author: Polly Carver-Kimm/Number of views (3254)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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14 Weeks to a Healthier You (1/10/18)

14 Weeks to a Healthier You (1/10/18)

The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) is participating in a national health program especially designed for individuals with disabilities, chronic health conditions or mobility limitations. “14 Weeks to a Healthier You” is an online program that helps participants get moving and make healthy choices.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018/Author: Polly Carver-Kimm/Number of views (700)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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IDPH Partnership to Benefit Expecting and Parenting Community College Students (11/14/17)

IDPH Partnership to Benefit Expecting and Parenting Community College Students (11/14/17)

The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) is collaborating with three community colleges to provide assistance to expecting and parenting students. Des Moines Area Community College, Indian Hills Community College and Kirkwood Community College will each receive $360,000 for one year.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017/Author: Polly Carver-Kimm/Number of views (1928)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Iowa Stroke Death Rates Continue to Decline, Depart from National Trend (10/3/17)

Iowa Stroke Death Rates Continue to Decline, Depart from National Trend (10/3/17)

Earlier this month, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a “Vital Signs” report indicating that after decades of decline, progress in preventing stroke deaths has slowed. The report found stroke death declines have stalled in three out of every four states. Only 13 states saw stroke death rates continue to decrease steadily from 2000 to 2015. Iowa is one of those states.

Tuesday, October 3, 2017/Author: Polly Carver-Kimm/Number of views (1932)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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