MOLINE, ILLINOIS (November 20, 2019) — Gilda’s Club is hosting a FREE Lunch and Learn workshop titled “Prostate Cancer and Cancer Experience Registry” on Wednesday, December 11, 2019, noon–2PM, at Unity Point Health — Trinity Cancer Center in the Moline Education Center (500 John Deere Road, Moline).

SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS (November 18, 2019) — A $9.5 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration will help the 

DES MOINES, IOWA (November 12, 2019) — The University of Iowa College of Dentistry and Dental Clinics has been awarded a $750,000 grant from the Delta Dental of Iowa Foundation to establish a professorship in Geriatric and Special Needs Dentistry. Dr Howard Cowen, a dentist and instructor at the university, was recognized as the professorship's first awardee.


AMES, IOWA (November 12, 2019) — Elana Amsterdam, the New York Times bestselling author, is a food pioneer, having founded Elana’s Pantry, the go-to website for easy, healthy, gluten-free recipes, over a decade ago.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (November 12, 2019) — A February 2009 study by Kaiser Family Foundation and American Cancer Society found that high cost-sharing, caps on benefits, and lifetime maximums leave cancer patients vulnerable to high out-of-pocket health-care costs. Additionally, cancer patients and survivors are often unable to find adequate and affordable coverage in the individual market.

IOWA FALLS, IOWA (October 31, 2019) — Iowa residents who are interested in free help to learn how they might enroll or re-enroll in health insurance under the provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) now have a new resource. Iowa Navigator is a non-profit project that received grant funding from the federal government to help Iowa residents select a health insurance plan. Last year, there were no navigators in the state to assist residents in enrollment, and rates dipped about 7%.

WEST DES MOINES, IOWA (October 31, 2019) — In honor of National Diabetes Month, Hy-Vee Inc will provide free Hemoglobin A1C screenings throughout its eight-state region during the month of November.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (October 30, 2019) — Gilda’s Club is hosting a FREE workshop titled “Peripheral Neuropathy and Fall Prevention” on Monday, November 18, 2:45–3:45PM, at Gilda’s Club (1234 East River Drive, Davenport, Iowa).

IOWA CITY, IOWA (October 24, 2019) — Courage Ride, a bicycle ride that raises funds for sarcoma-cancer research, presented a check for $100,000 to the University of Iowa’s Sarcoma Research Program during an October 23 ceremony at the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center. Drs Ben Millr and Munir Tanas accepted the check on behalf of the center’s Sarcoma Cancer Research Program.

WASHINGTON DC (October 22, 2019) — EPA is recognizing the start of National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week (NLPPW) by releasing The Progress Report on the Federal Action Plan to Reduce Childhood Lead Exposures and Associated Health Impacts (Progress Report). The Progress Report outlines key EPA actions that have been made since December 2018 to address these commitments as outlined in the Federal Lead Action Plan to Reduce Childhood Lead Exposures and Associated Health Impac