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2014 Kid Captain Treyvon Martin stands on the sidelines with the Iowa Hawkeyes.

UI Children's Hospital announces 2015 Kid Captains

Program kicks off seventh year with Hawkeyes
Thirteen kids ranging in age from 5 to 18 will serve as the UI Children's Hospital Kid Captains during the 2015 Hawkeye football season.
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Media tipsheet: UI experts for back-to-school topics

To help everyone make a smooth transition, the University of Iowa is offering a list of experts who can talk about everything from helping a child get on the right sleep schedule to preventing back-related injuries from carrying backpacks that are too heavy.
woman getting blood pressure checked

Pharmacists help patients with hypertension

Studies show medical teams with pharmacists helped patients control blood pressure
Patients with hypertension benefit from interacting with a medical team that includes a pharmacist. Two studies showed pharmacist-included care teams delivered more hands-on and tailored medication regimens to patients, which yielded more effective blood-pressure control results than for those patients who did not have a pharmacist on hand.
RAGBRAI rolls through University of Iowa campus

RAGBRAI XLIII rolls through UI campus

Ride through Iowa City caps off week full of Hawkeye pride
On July 25, 2015, an estimated 20,000 cyclists participating in the Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa (RAGBRAI) rode through the University of Iowa campus. All week long, Hawkeye spirit was part of this truly monumental touring event.

UI internship prepares students for genetic counseling careers

As the availability of and demand for genetic testing continues to rise, more genetic counselors are needed to assist patients in interpreting their test results. The Iowa Institute of Human Genetics Summer Internship Program, now in its third year, allows interns to explore various career opportunities in genetic counseling.

UI researchers stimulate human amygdala to gain key insight to SUDEP

Research marks first time amygdala is stimulated and breathing loss is reported
By using electrical stimulation to activate the amygdala, a group of University of Iowa researchers has identified areas of the human brain in which breathing is controlled and, in some cases, impaired, providing an important insight into sudden unexplained death in epilepsy.

UI students named to Dean's List for spring 2015

The University of Iowa is recognizing the undergraduate students named to the Dean's List for the 2015 spring semester.

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