Health Care

Iowa inches closer to vote on abortion amendment

Whether or not abortions are protected under Iowa’s constitution isn’t something that should be left to the decisions of the Iowa legislators or the...

Iowa bill requiring fetus burials or cremations moves forward

Iowa legislators are advancing a bill that would require women who have a miscarriage, stillbirth or abortion after 12 weeks of pregnancy to obtain...

Iowa employers, religious leaders clash over religious freedom bill

Representatives of some of Iowa’s major employers squared off against religious conservative advocates for the third straight year over legislation to replicate federal religious...

Should Iowa’s Hospital Licensing Board be eliminated?

The Iowa Hospital Licensing Board, which has long been accused of being a tool of the hospital industry, would be eliminated under a bill...

Constitutional amendment denying abortion rights clears House panel

A resolution calling for a constitutional amendment that would specify that Iowans have no right to an abortion passed the House Judiciary Committee on...

Iowa lawmakers work to salvage medical cannabis program update

State lawmakers on Tuesday began the work of trying to salvage an update to Iowa’s medical cannabidiol program after a veto last year from...

Millions of your tax dollars at work: Charity stages dating seminars...

A faith-based Iowa charity is spending $4.2 million of taxpayers’ money staging workshops on dating and marriage. The dating workshops offered by the nonprofit Iowa...

Iowa fails to meet federal standard for nursing home inspections Retired...

For more than two years, the Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals has failed to meet federal standards for the timely inspection of nursing...

Iowa bills create restrictions for transgender students playing sports and lessons...

Local LGBT advocacy groups are condemning a pair of bills concerning Iowa schools, saying they would cause harm against a segment of students who...

Cosmetic surgeon who posed a danger to patients is penalized Doctor...

Dr. LeRoy L. Yates Jr., a 64-year-old gynecologist who practiced cosmetic surgery in Davenport, has been barred from performing such procedures in Iowa until...
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