Health Care

Chiropractor sues state, claiming intimidation and harassment after fraud is alleged

A chiropractor accused of bilking Iowa Medicaid out of $75,000 is suing the state for more than $280,000 in legal fees, claiming he is...

Grassley back at work in D.C. following COVID-19 quarantine

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley is back on Capitol Hill after quarantining due to a positive COVID-19 test.  Grassley’s office said Monday that the...

Why nursing home aides exposed to COVID-19 aren’t taking sick leave

The COVID-19 pandemic has devastated America’s nursing homes, but the reasons aren’t as simple as people might think. To understand how nursing homes became the...

Physician accused of sexual misconduct has Iowa license restored

The Iowa Board of Medicine has restored the medical license of an Iowa physician accused of sexual misconduct with his co-workers and a patient. The...

Iowans must fight again for state support of mental health

Two years ago, Iowa had a breakthrough. After decades of dedicated but frustrating work by many Iowans, policymakers finally made progress on addressing urgent needs...

Hinson says she’s tested positive for COVID-19

By Laura Olson WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep.-elect Ashley Hinson has tested positive for coronavirus, her campaign announced Thursday. Campaign staffers for Hinson, a Republican who in...

The Supreme Court could strike down Obamacare. Here’s what’s at stake.

WASHINGTON — The fate of the sweeping 2010 health care law known as Obamacare is again in limbo, with the Supreme Court on Tuesday...

1st District candidates spar over health care, but agree on pre-existing...

If there’s one issue that Iowa's 1st District congressional candidates agree on, it’s the need for Americans to have medical insurance that covers pre-existing...

Scholten supports universal health care; Feenstra says repeal the ACA

The candidates for Iowa's 4th Congressional District offer vastly different prescriptions for managing the COVID-19 pandemic and improving the nation's health care system. Republican Randy...

COVID-19 and health care become top priorities in Senate race as...

As Iowa has remained one of the nation’s top COVID-19 hot spots for weeks in a row, the federal government’s response to the pandemic...
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