Dr. Tyson Cobb of Orthopaedic Specialists, PC is bringing a team of medical professionals to care for underserved patients in Ecuador, providing pro bono treatment of upper extremity conditions and diseases.

WASHINGTON, Sept. 6, 2018 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced today that a group of Cooperative Extension partners will have the opportunity to apply for grants from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to help communities combat opioid use disorders. HHS intends to build on successful 2017 and 2018 National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) Rural Health and Safety Education projects that focus on opioid abuse.

Feeding America® Network Food Banks across the Country Promote Hunger Action Month

CLINTON, IA – September 2018 –Gilda’s Club continues to offer an ongoing monthly Cancer Support Group on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at Zion Lutheran Church.  To better accommodate the needs of the community, we have adjusted the meeting time to 6:30-8:00 pm starting on Sept. 11, 2018. 

Free Educational Workshop for People Diagnosed with Cancer and Their Loved Ones

Sept. 5 is National Blood Donation Day. The American Red Cross invites the community to help save lives at blood drives planned the week of National Blood Donation Day, as proclaimed by Gov. Bruce Rauner. For the third consecutive year, media personality Dr. Daliah Wachs has worked to enlist all 50 states in promoting blood donation.

Attached is a news release with more information. 

If you should have any questions, please let me know. 

Thank you! 

Alternatives to Opioids Act of 2018 offers pain-management option

 CHICAGO — Gov. Bruce Rauner today signed the Alternatives to Opioids Act of 2018, adding those who might otherwise seek opioids for pain management to the list of those eligible for medical marijuana.

Thousands of children and adolescents in the U.S. are diagnosed with cancer each year, and many will need blood products regularly during treatment. The American Red Cross, along with our partner Sport Clips Haircuts – a proud supporter of childhood cancer research, is urging eligible donors to help kids kick cancer by giving blood during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month this September. In thanks, those who come to give blood Sept.