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March is Brain Injury Awareness Month (2/23/18)

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month (2/23/18)

Each year, thousands of Iowans experience a brain injury. Falls, motor vehicle crashes and sports injuries are the leading causes of “traumatic brain injury” or TBI in Iowa. More than 17,000 Iowans receive medical attention for a brain injury each year.

Friday, February 23, 2018/Author: Polly Carver-Kimm/Number of views (4004)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Consumer Advisory Issued for Chicken Salad Purchased at Fareway (2/13/18)

Consumer Advisory Issued for Chicken Salad Purchased at Fareway (2/13/18)

The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) and the Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals (DIA) today jointly issued a consumer advisory for chicken salad sold at Fareway stores. The chicken salad, which is produced and packaged by a third party for Fareway, is implicated in multiple cases of salmonella illness across Iowa.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018/Author: Polly Carver-Kimm/Number of views (62935)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.9
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February is Children’s Dental Health Month (2/5/18)

February is Children’s Dental Health Month (2/5/18)

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month. The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) reminds parents the key to a lifelong, healthy smile is early preventive care. Beginning regular dental visits by the age of 1 year, using fluoridated water and brushing twice a day can help prevent painful cavities from forming in a child’s mouth.

Monday, February 5, 2018/Author: Polly Carver-Kimm/Number of views (2134)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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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 (926)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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IDPH Says Norovirus Behind Several Outbreaks (1/30/18)

IDPH Says Norovirus Behind Several Outbreaks (1/30/18)

Over the past several weeks, the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) has received numerous reports of diarrhea and vomiting outbreaks caused by norovirus. While norovirus activity occurs year-round, it is traditionally higher in the colder months because people are indoors more and in closer contact. Norovirus spreads very easily when people fail to stay home when ill with diarrhea or vomiting, and when they don’t wash their hands after going to the bathroom. 

Tuesday, January 30, 2018/Author: Polly Carver-Kimm/Number of views (21965)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.3
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