The senators called on the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to support bipartisan legislation to bring drug prices down for patients and families across the country

New Blue Cross® Blue Shield® Association study shows 31 percent received first dose by age 13

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Today, Sen. Daniel Biss and Rep. Chris Welch joined advocates at a press conference in the Capitol Blue Room to discuss new legislation to create a sustainable and new benefit, similar to Social Security, to ensure the aging community and people with disabilities don't fall through the cracks.

WASHINGTON – Senators Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), the chair and co-chair of the Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control, alongside Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), John Kennedy (R-La.) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) recently wrote to four tech companies urging action to reduce illegal online drug sales and advertising.

This year, as many of you have heard or may have experienced firsthand, Iowa has seen a particularly large number of folks who have been adversely affected by this year’s flu virus. In fact, the most recent figures show that so far 43 people have tragically died in Iowa alone because of the flu virus, making this one of the worst flu seasons in years.

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