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Grassley, Feinstein Urge CMS to Press Hospitals on Avoiding Unnecessary Opioids

Sen. Chuck Grassley and Sen. Dianne Feinstein today urged the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to press hospitals on ways to reduce unnecessary opioid prescriptions, citing the danger to patients and extra costs to taxpayers of hospitalization due to opioid complications, including respiratory problems and falls. “Hospital process metrics could reduce both healthcare […]

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Waldorf Art Show Begins

The 2016 Waldorf University Student Art Show will be held in the Waldorf Gallery through April 27.   The public is invited to also attend the Artist Reception on Friday, April 22 from 6pm – 8pm. The art exhibition showcases the work of students who have taken the courses of Design, Drawing and Painting. Participating students […]

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Avain Flu One Year Later

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey highlighted the preparations that have taken place by Iowa poultry farmers and by the state and federal governments to better prepare for another potential outbreak of avian influenza. “As we approach the first anniversary of avian influenza in Iowa it is important to highlight the steps taken by poultry […]

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Senate Passes Grassley, Leahy Resolution Commemorating National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

The Senate last night passed a resolution introduced by Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley and Ranking Member Patrick Leahy, coinciding with National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, to raise awareness about the unique needs of crime victims and their families who play an important role in the judicial process. Each year, millions of Americans across […]