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Proposal would allow Iowa dentists to give COVID-19 shots

A bill that would authorize dentists to administer the COVID-19 vaccine to their patients is on hold in the Iowa House as a three-member...

Iowa continues to lag behind other states in testing and in...

When it comes to testing for the coronavirus, Iowa continues to rank last among the 50 states. Data from the Washington Post indicates that Iowa...

House panels advance constitutional amendments on abortion, gun rights

Proposals to amend Iowa’s constitution to restrict state courts’ authority over abortion and firearms cases are advancing in the Iowa House. In back-to-back meetings with...

Iowa needs to fund solutions for people living with brain illnesses

Brain illnesses are no-fault illnesses. They are not caused by bad parents or cell phones or video games. No one wakes up in the...

Biden pledges massive vaccine uptick as states struggle with confusion over...

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden on Friday sketched out his proposal for overhauling the country’s slow and uneven effort to vaccinate Americans against COVID-19, pledging...

Licensing board lifts restrictions on Iowa surgeon facing four malpractice lawsuits

The Iowa Board of Medicine has lifted some of the restrictions imposed on an Iowa physician who is facing four malpractice lawsuits and who...

Feds tell states to give COVID-19 vaccine to anyone 65+ in...

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Tuesday directed state officials to expand who is getting vaccinated for COVID-19, and announced that all available doses...

How to outsmart your COVID-19 fears and boost your mood in...

After a year of toxic stress ignited by so much fear and uncertainty, now is a good time to reset, pay attention to your...

There’s no justification for government shutting the public out

There are some high-minded legal principles written into Iowa laws and rulings by our state’s Supreme Court. But in recent weeks, one of those sound...

Advocacy group ‘very concerned’ about Glenwood’s current leadership

Disability Rights Iowa says it remains “very concerned” about leadership at a troubled state-run home for people with disabilities, noting that state officials have...
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