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    Thursday, August 28, 2014 8:01 AM
    Takeaways from a Daybreak Leadership Breakfast hosted by the Greater Des Moines Leadership Institute at the YMCA Healthy Living Center in Clive, Aug. 19 
  • Wednesday, August 27, 2014 2:41 PM
    Primary Health Care Inc. in Des Moines has been awarded $241,180 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the agency announced Tuesday. 
  • Monday, August 25, 2014 2:20 PM
    Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller is backing a new series of national anti-smoking ads whose goal is to not just reduce teen smoking - which is now at historically low levels - but eliminate it altogether.   
  • Wednesday, August 20, 2014 2:56 PM
    Mercy First Step, an intensive outpatient program for behavioral health and substance use disorders, has moved to 1750 48th St., Suite 2. 
  • Meals from the Heartland
    Wednesday, August 20, 2014 6:00 AM
    Founded in 2008, the West Des Moines-based nonprofit is emerging as one of the largest hunger-fighting operations of its kind in the country. On a daily basis, its meals are consistently feeding approximately 27,000 people around the world, many of them children who might otherwise starve. Closer to home, the meals are distributed through food pantries to food-insecure families in Iowa, as well as ... 
  • Tuesday, August 19, 2014 10:29 AM
    Des Moines-based Athena GTX has received a $3.2 million federal contract with the Office of Naval Research to accelerate the company's production of a system for monitoring battlefield injuries. 
  • Wednesday, August 13, 2014 2:37 PM
    More than 300,000 people who bought health plans through the federal insurance exchange have been warned that their coverage will be cut off unless they quickly provide proof that their citizenship or immigration status makes them eligible to be insured through the new marketplace, The Washington Post reported. 
  • Wednesday, August 13, 2014 10:54 AM
    The Greater Des Moines Leadership Institute will hold a panel discussion to take a closer look at the Wellness Capital of the Capital Crossroads Vision Plan at a breakfast on Aug. 19. 
  • Wednesday, August 13, 2014 10:52 AM
    The National Association of Community Health Centers on Tuesday honored Sen. Tom Harkin with its Lifetime Achievement Award, recognizing Harkin's 30 years of public service on health issues. 
  • Monday, August 11, 2014 10:39 AM
    The Des Moines Bicycle Collective, which offers 36 bikes for rent at six stations downtown and in the East Village, will add three new stations to its B-cycle program. 
  • Monday, August 11, 2014 10:36 AM
    A $15,000 grant from the Mid-Iowa Health Foundation will help Iowa Legal Aid assist low-income people in Greater Des Moines by providing free civil legal assistance to low-income people facing health problems 
  • Friday, August 08, 2014 3:44 PM
    On With Life, an Ankeny-based brain injury rehabilitation center, has won the 2014 Innovation in Care and Services Award by LeadingAge, a national association representing 6,000 nonprofit aging-services organizations. 
    Friday, August 08, 2014 3:37 PM
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's initial efforts to regulate electronic cigarettes fall "far short" of what's needed to protect America's youths, a group of 29 state attorneys general told the FDA today. 
  • A Closer Look: Sloan Bentley
    Friday, August 08, 2014 6:00 AM
    President and CEO, Lifespace Communities Inc. 
  • Thursday, August 07, 2014 4:17 PM
    James FitzPatrick has been appointed president and CEO of Mercy Medical Center - Sioux City. He has been the interim CEO since late March.  

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