The Iowa West Foundation Board of Directors recently approved $7.7 million in grant and initiative funding to 24 organizations and government entities in southwest Iowa and eastern Nebraska.
VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System senior leadership will hold a Veterans’ Town Hall beginning at 6:30 p.m. on Aug. 13, at the American Legion club, 716 S. Fourth St., in Council Bluffs.
DES MOINES — A group of nurses working at Iowa prisons and other state-run facilities who have sued the state and Gov. Kim Reynolds claim hundreds of state-employed nurses have not been paid overtime for two years.
The turning point came at an evening soiree in the middle of December, when Mai Trinh spotted a friend's luminous face amid a crowd of cocktail-quaffing partygoers.
Care for women has expanded at Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital after the addition of two obstetrician-gynecologists, three nurses and a midwife to the Physicians Clinic Women’s Center.
Miller Orthopedic Specialists said its “goodbyes” to 24-year spine specialist Huy Trinh late spring after he decided to retire early and take care of his wife.
Since alarms first began going off about a rising number of opioid-related deaths in the U.S., Nebraska has lowered opioid prescriptions by 32%. Local experts are calling the decline, between 2013 and 2018, a good start.
The former pharmacy director at Children’s Hospital & Medical Center accused of embezzling more than $4.6 million from the hospital was sentenced to four years in federal prison Monday in U.S. District Court.
The excitement surrounding the opening of the new CHI Health Clinic in Council Bluffs recalls the enthusiasm of the city’s first clinic almost 100 years ago.
Nine teachers brought yoga mats to the Green Hills Area Education Agency on Thursday, ready to learn how to use yoga and meditation in the classroom.
The American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life kicks off this Saturday as the community bands together to remember loved ones lost, honor cancer survivors and make a global impact on cancer.
Around Capitol Hill, pockets of legislators are partnering on incremental measures aimed at making health care more affordable for American consumers.
CHI Health Foundation and TS Bank are partnering with CHI Health Mercy Hospital’s Behavioral Health team to revitalize a garden and green space for McDermott Center patients.
The Advanced Wound Center at Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital has proven excellence as a member of Healogics, one of the nation’s largest providers of advanced wound care services.
Some of the Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital Birthing Center nurses gathered Friday in memory of Noah Bellows, son of Paul and Karin Bellows, who died in 2012, six days after his birth.
A man who farms near Pender, Nebraska, went to extraordinary lengths to save his life after his left leg became trapped in a machine on his farm.
A small-dog commercial breeding facility in Marion County, Iowa, is the source of "multiple cases" of a canine disease that can be transmitted to humans, the state's agriculture department said.
Iowa Medicaid will hold a town hall meeting from 5:15 to 6:15 p.m. Tuesday at the Council Bluffs Public Library to update members. Provider training will be offered from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesday at Iowa Western Community College.
CHI Health Mercy Council Bluffs was officially marked as a location that makes Council Bluffs unique on Monday as part of the city’s “UN” campaign.
After an 8-year-old Council Bluffs boy survived three open heart surgeries, spinal surgery and a stroke in his lifetime, he is now sharing his story as the 2019 Children’s Miracle Network Hospital Champion for the state of Nebraska.
"For us, this is change in a good way and change that will allow us to care for more kids and families," said Dr. Edward Kolb, director and chief medical officer at Boys Town.
More than 340 pounds of unused, expired or over the counter medications were turned in during the National Prescription Drug Take Back Event in Council Bluffs on April 27.
Several local, state and federal agencies and organizations are partnering for the 17th National Drug Take Back Day — Operation Medicine Cabinet — on Saturday.
A second case of measles has been confirmed in Iowa through testing at the State Hygienic Lab, according to a press release from the Iowa Department of Public Health.
The event, hosted by Nebraska Medicine and Project Pink’d, will be back for a second year on April 17.
The Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons has granted renewed three-year accreditation to the cancer program at Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital. The Cancer Center at Jennie Edmundson is the only site in western Iowa that has been accredited continuously since 1995.
Together, teams of fearless individuals sprinted across the cold sand into the freezing waters of Lake Manawa on Saturday, nervous laughter transformed to shrieks as men, women and children willingly submerged themselves for Special Olympics Iowa.