Webinar addresses cannabis impacts on adolescent behavioral health

ROCKFORD – Chris Gleason, Executive Director at Rosecrance Central Illinois, and Steve Smith, Administrator of Child and Adolescent Services, will present the webinar ‘Growing Like a Weed: Cannabis Impacts on Adolescent Behavioral Health’ at the Institute for the Advancement of Behavioral Health on Wednesday, March 14, 2018.

Feb. 16, 2018 (Muscatine, Iowa) – Gilda’s Club will host its fourth annual Runway Red Benefit on Sunday, February 25, 2018 from 2 – 4 pm at The Rendezvous (3127 Lucas Street, Muscatine, IA). The event includes a style show, light hors d’oeuvres, wine and raffle drawings.

New Consolidated Website and Helpline Established by State of Iowa to Help Those in Need

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (Jan. 5, 2018) – Hy-Vee, Inc. announced today that all Hy-Vee pharmacies in Iowa will partner with the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) to provide patients and employees with information on how they can get help for opioid and other substance abuse issues.

Gilda’s Club Program to Help People with Cancer Manage Stress
From Cancer to Health™ Gives Patients Information and Ways to
Manage Their Health throughout the Cancer Journey

WASHINGTON – U.S. Sens. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) today requested specific information from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) regarding their oversight activities of nonprofit hospitals.

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SSB 3123 would benefit the more than 317,000 unpaid caregiving families across Iowa

DES MOINES, IA (Feb. 8, 2018) – Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Iowa has an 80-year history of providing individual and family health insurance plans for Iowans. Last year, we worked closely with the State of Iowa to pursue an innovative attempt to address the challenges of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) segment of the individual market through the Iowa Stopgap Measure.

Severe winter weather, flu disrupting blood donations

ILLINOIS (Feb. 5, 2018) — Winter storms and the flu don’t just mean a lot of people are missing work and school – it also means they can’t keep their American Red Cross blood and platelet donation appointments. The Red Cross is urging healthy donors of all blood types to roll up a sleeve to help maintain the blood supply for patients in need.

WASHINGTON – Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee and co-chairman of the Caucus on International Narcotics Control, made the following comments upon the Attorney General’s announcement that the Drug Enforcement Administration will boost efforts to combat prescription drug diversion.