Iowa Department of Public Health

New Iowa health report shows drop in cancer deaths, more accidental poisoning

Cancer remained the second leading killer of Iowans from 2006 to 2010, but its mortality rates are trending down, according to a new report out of ... »

Selling and trading WIC benefits illegal, Iowa public health officials warn

The Iowa Department of Public Health is warning people not to sell or trade WIC benefits as they continue to see people do so on social media sites ... »

Iowa reports season's first flu-related deaths

Flu activity is increasing nationally and across the state, with the first pediatric flu-related death reported this week, according to the Iowa De ... »

Iowa performs newborn testing rapidly, nationwide investigation shows

A nationwide investigation into delays in state-run newborn screening programs places Iowa among the top performers when it comes to prompt testing ... »

First flu cases of season being reported in Iowa

State health officials are warning Iowans that the latest flu season is under way.

Officials with the Iowa Department of Public Health report ... »

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