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Bringing dermatology expertise to people of color
As an early-career dermatologist, Nicole Negbenebor, MD, has become an expert on skin inclusivity and reducing barriers to accessing care. Her goal is to get more people the dermatology care they deserve.
Cyber-scams can start offline
With tax season here, be aware of suspicious phone calls and other social-engineering ploys aimed at stealing your information, money, and more. Learn what to look out for and how to protect yourself from these scams.
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- Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Program Symposium: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, April 21. Registration is required.
Outside UI Health Care
Counterfeit money circulates in downtown Iowa City
As reports of counterfeit money usage in Iowa City increase, some businesses are no longer accepting larger bills, The Daily Iowan reports.
West High parents and students react to nationwide swatting calls
Several local school districts have experienced “swatting calls” where a false threat is made to trigger a response from law enforcement and other emergency services, KCRG reports.
Candida auris fungal infections spreading in US at ‘alarming’ rate, says CDC
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the majority of severe cases have been found in immunocompromised individuals and are resistant to traditional anti-fungal treatment, BBC News reports.
Former Iowa linebacker Jack Campbell embracing preparation for NFL Draft
After taking part in position drills during his pro day, Campbell detailed his preparation for the draft and his mentality surrounding the hype and scrutiny he receives as one of the top linebackers in this year’s class, The Daily Iowan reports.
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