Washington, D.C. – Congressman Dave Loebsack released the following statement today after he helped lead a bipartisan push to ensure the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP) remained within the Department of Defense (DOD). As part of negotiations over the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), provisions were struck from the bill that were originally included in the legislation and would have halted the research.

WASHINGTON – Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley and Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) have introduced legislation to help families locate missing loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease, autism and related conditions. Kevin and Avonte’s Law (S.

Signing coincides with American Diabetes Month

WASHINGTON – Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley is pressing the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for answers about hospital accrediting organizations’ access to patient mistreatment complaint databases.

DAVENPORT, IA – November 2017 –Gilda’s Club, is hosting a FREE Grief and the Holidays workshop led Kelly Hendershot, LMSW on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Gilda’s Club Quad Cities (1234 East River Drive, Davenport).

Holidays are meant to be spent with our loved ones. So how do you celebrate while mourning a loss?

Hendershot will provide strategies to help support you through the holiday season.

WASHINGTON – In a letter to Acting Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Eric D. Hargan, U.S. Senators Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), asked HHS to prioritize funding for the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ Center for Program Integrity (CPI), a program that enhances transparency in transactions between medical providers and pharmaceutical companies.

DAVENPORT, Iowa – Nov. 6, 2017 – The holidays are a special time for family gatherings and remembering those who have passed. The Genesis Remembrance Tree in Davenport will celebrate the memories of loved ones and focus attention on the continuing need for access to quality hospice care in the region.

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (Nov. 6, 2017) — Hy-Vee, Inc. recognizes November as National Diabetes Awareness Month and is proud to continue its focus on health and wellness through diabetes education and lifestyle management programs across its eight-state region.

LECLAIRE, IA, November 6, 2017--The health benefits of yoga have been widely touted for their uses in both stress reduction and physical well-being. What many may not know is how helpful yoga can be for expectant mothers. One local yoga instructor channels these health benefits for pregnant women and makes them accessible in multiple venues.

 

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