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Friday, Oct. 11, 2019

We are caring for 781 inpatients and have 3,546 outpatient visits today.


Today
High: 44 Low: 30 Mostly cloudy

Tomorrow
High: 54 Low: 36 Sunny

Broadcasts: Need to know

Parking and Transportation discounts 380Express for UI students and employees

The University of Iowa has partnered with the Eastern Central Iowa Council of Governments to offer university students, faculty, and staff discounted bus passes for 380Express. University riders can begin purchasing the discounted bus passes beginning today.

News: In The Loop

Meet Kid Captain Gabby Yoder of Kalona

Gabby Yoder, 8, of Kalona, Iowa, is our Kid Captain for tomorrow’s game against Penn State. Gabby was born with a congenital heart defect and underwent multiple surgeries by the age of 4.

PA program: We’re number one

The last two weeks have been a busy mix of celebration and recognition for those involved with the Carver College of Medicine’s Physician Assistant program.

Doctors at UI say new guidelines for ADHD treatments are long overdue

New guidelines for ADHD recommend more emphasis on behavioral therapy rather than drug treatment, especially in children, explains Lane Strathearn, MBBS, PhD, on KCRG-TV9.

Staff discount at UI Health Care pharmacies has you covered this flu season

Are you prepared for flu season? The UI Health Care pharmacies are here to help, with a 20% discount on many over-the-counter products for UI employees.

Events: Join us

See more UI Health Care events on The Loop.

Announcements

  • The pneumatic tube system will be shut down at 11 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, for about 1 hour. Questions? Email kelly-stevenson@uiowa.edu.
  • The Hawkeyes kick off at 6:44 p.m. tomorrow against Penn State in Kinnick Stadium. Learn more about getting to the hospital on game days, and see details for employee parking. Please help direct our patients and visitors to avoid Melrose Avenue, to park in Parking Ramps 1 or 2, and enter through the Main Entrance.
  • HR policy reminder: In order to promote a fragrance-free environment, staff should not wear perfume or other scents. Fragrances may cause allergic or adverse reactions in others.

Research volunteers invited

Find more research studies at uihc.org/studies.

  • Subjects between ages 40 and 70 with Type 2 diabetes are invited to participate in a research study where they undergo vascular function testing following eight weeks of dietary nitrate supplementation. Study requires seven separate visits on weekday mornings. Compensation. Contact 319-335-9808 or physiology-research@uiowa.edu.

Outside UI Health Care

Hawkeye dentists provide vital care, gain experience

About 200 UI College of Dentistry students, faculty, and alumni participated in a dental clinic in Davenport aimed at providing free care to people without dental insurance, the UI reports.

Harreld talks state funding, public/private partnership at State of the University speech

With the UI drawing closer to selecting a partner to manage its utilities, President Bruce Harreld hinted at future partnerships yesterday afternoon, The Daily Iowan reports.

Mom of child badly hurt in crash shares what she wants other parents to know about car seats

Jessica Uhlmann is sharing just how vital it is for children to be buckled up in the car after experiencing a head-on collision last summer with her three boys, KCRG reports.

California governor says ‘greed’ to blame for power outage as more than 300,000 remain in the dark

An angry California Gov. Gavin Newsom slammed the state’s largest utility over its power shutoffs, saying they’re the result of years of mismanagement and greed, CNN reports.

Apple has a lot to lose if it crosses China’s party bosses

Under pressure from China, Apple has removed a smartphone app that enabled Hong Kong protesters to track police, The Associated Press reports.

Iowa set to face off against a top-10 opponent under the Kinnick lights

Tomorrow night, a gold Iowa football team will walk out of the tunnel to play what’s expected to be the toughest game of its regular season, The Daily Iowan reports.


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