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Broadcasts: Need to know
Due to high usage, the UI DeGowin Blood Center is in need of donors of Types O-negative and O-positive blood. Donate at the Fountain Lobby (Elevator C, Level 1) blood drive tomorrow between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Appointments are encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome.
News: In The Loop
A train accident in small-town Iowa easily could have taken a young father’s life, but a quick response from a UI medical helicopter gave him a fighting chance.
Charles Lynch, MD, PhD, speaks with KCRG about radon and why more people should be aware of the dangerous gas.
Events: Join us
- Using Twitter (and other social media) to share your research: noon to 1 p.m. today, 2189 MERF
- Skills for Educators Workshop: Clinical Teaching, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. tomorrow, 4999 JPP (Elevator I, Level 4)
- People For People International Bazaar Sale: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, Fountain Lobby (Elevator C, Level 1)
- Be a part of this wonderful tradition at UI Hospitals & Clinics and share the joy of the season by adopting an angel and donating a gift for our patients. The Angel Tree will be in front of the Volunteer Services Office (Elevator F, Level 8) until Dec. 16. Sponsored by the UI Hospitals & Clinics Holiday Committee.
- Need new glasses? UI Optical is offering 20% off eyewear purchases in November. Locations in Pomerantz Family Pavilion (Elevator L, Level 2) and UI Health Care–Iowa River Landing (Level 2). Call 319-384-9922 for information or 319-356-2852 to schedule an eye exam.
- UI faculty and staff can work one-on-one with a health coach to help facilitate goals that impact overall well-being. A health coach is a free, confidential, nonjudgmental, and motivational resource.
Research volunteers invited
Find more research studies at uihc.org/studies.
- Health care providers are invited to participate in a study expanding access to medication assisted treatment (MAT) for opioid use disorders. Eligible clinicians will complete a free MAT training, which leads to a waiver to prescribe buprenorphine to treat OUD. For details and registration, email Co-MAT-IA@healthcare.uiowa.edu.
Outside UI Health Care
The Iowa Reading Research Center is participating in a study that explores interventions for literacy skills of students in juvenile correction centers, The Daily Iowan reports.
The Beginning Farmer Program allows new farmers to plant and harvest on DNR property through a lease, KWWL reports.
Bear, the “koala detection dog,” is able to use his nose to sniff out any koalas and help rescue teams find them, ABC News reports.
Science has identified in the plant kingdom the “missing link” of cellular immortality between human and single-celled animals, CNN reports.
Meth use is surging in South Dakota, and the government is desperate to stop a crisis it says is hurting every resident in its rural state, NBC News reports.
With 25 points, 11 rebounds, and 10 assists in a win over the Oklahoma City Thunder, the Los Angeles Lakers superstar became the first player in league history to log a triple-double against all 30 NBA teams, ESPN reports
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