WEST DES MOINES, IOWA (December 1, 2023) — Above + Beyond Cancer Board Chair Becky Moomey and Founder Dr Richard Deming announce that the president of Above + Beyond Cancer Chris Goodale has resigned his position and will be returning to Simpson College, where he worked for fourteen years prior to joining the Above + Beyond Cancer team. He will serve in the areas of fundraising and campaign management.

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (November 29, 2023) — Monmouth College business and economics professor Michael Connell gave his first pint of blood when he was a high-school student in Flora, Illinois. For the years of his generosity that have followed, Connell recently received a special pin from the American Red Cross for donating a total of ten gallons, or eighty pints, of his A-positive blood.

DES MOINES, IOWA (November 28, 2023)  The Alzheimer’s Association Iowa Chapter is offering a free, four-week virtual education series to help families facing Alzheimer’s disease or dementia.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (November 13, 2023) — The Alzheimer’s Association announces a landmark $100 million investment into research initiatives in 2023. This unparalleled commitment stands as the largest single-year investment since the organization’s founding in 1980.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (November 13, 2023) — Oak Street Health, a network of value-based primary-care centers for adults on Medicare and the only primary-care provider to carry the AARP name, is now welcoming patients at the new Moline center at 1996 1st Street A in Moline, Illinois. 

DAVENPORT, IOWA (November 10, 2023) — We are thrilled to announce that Gilda's Club Quad Cities is celebrating its 25th Anniversary. For the past two-and-a-half decades, Gilda's Club has been a community of hope and support for individuals and families impacted by cancer in the Quad Cities community. We have come together to provide emotional support, educational programs, resources, and referrals, and a home away from home for those being impacted by cancer in the community.

WASHNGTON DC (November 6, 2023) — The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), has announced seven health centers in Iowa are part of the top 10 percent of health centers nationwide receiving a Gold Health Center Quality Leader badge for their achievements in improving health outcomes and providing high-quality care for patients in rural and underserved communities.

DES MOINES, IOWA (November 3, 2023) — Governor Kim Reynolds has announced the signing of a disaster proclamation for Clay and Hamilton Counties effective immediately through December 3, 2023.

DES MOINES, IOWA (November 3, 2023) — The Iowa Hospital Association’s Iowa Hospital Education and Research Foundation will award sixty post-secondary health-care scholarships of up to $3,000 per year (two years maximum) and $1,000 to students enrolling in emergency medical technology/technician certification programs.

DES MOINES, IOWA (October 31, 2023) — The Iowa Healthiest State Initiative has announced the winners of the 2023 Healthiest State Early Care, K-12 School, Out of School, Youth Power, and Health Care Awards. The winners were recognized for their efforts to improve the physical, social, and emotional well-being of their employees and community during an in-person award ceremony on Wednesday, October 25, during the 2023 5-2-1-0 Healthy Choices Count! Sumit.