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Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020

We are caring for 833 inpatients and have 4,536 outpatient visits today.

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News: In The Loop

UI athletic training program surges ahead of the curve

The athletic training program at the University of Iowa has transitioned out of the Department of Athletics and into the Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation within the Carver College of Medicine.

Meet grad student Andrea Sánchez Peña

For microbiology and immunology student Andrea Sánchez Peña, the thrill of the unknown is what drives her research as a graduate student.

More UI faculty and staff eligible for donated leave under expanded policy

The Board of Regents, State of Iowa, has approved expansion of the eligibility for receiving donated time under the catastrophic leave policy, Iowa Now reports.

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  • UI researchers are working on better understanding hazards of farm noise using a noise monitor, phone, and laptop. If you are a farmer and want more information visit this site.

Outside UI Health Care

Iowa town fighting to keep only grocery store

Residents in Gowrie, Iowa, are attempting to raise $250,000 to save the town’s only grocery store, KCCI reports.

US cancer death rate sees largest-ever single-year drop, report says

From 2016 to 2017, the U.S. saw its largest-ever single-year drop in overall cancer deaths, a 2.2% plunge spurred in part by a sharp decline in lung cancer deaths, CNN reports.

Iran fires missiles at US forces in retaliation for Soleimani killing

Iran retaliated for the killing of a top general by firing more than a dozen ballistic missiles at two Iraqi air bases housing U.S. forces yesterday, NBC News reports.

Apple’s news service reaches 100 million users, App Store sales expand

Apple announced its Apple News service has reached 100 million monthly users, up 25 million from last year, Reuters reports.

Iowa men’s basketball falls to Nebraska, drops to 1-3 in conference play

After losing to Nebraska 76-70, the Iowa men’s basketball team drops to a 1-3 record in Big Ten play, The Daily Iowan reports.

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