Often you hear people refer to “accidents” when describing the circumstances around injuries. Whether this involves a car crash, a fall, or a burn, these “accidents” might seem like a stroke of bad … [Read More...]
New Opioid Report
The UI IPRC published a new report The Prescription Opioid Crisis: Policy and Program Recommendations to Reduce Opioid Overdose and Deaths in Iowa.
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Iowa’s new firework law went into effect this past May, allowing the sale of fireworks in the state during specific time periods. Since then, firework-related injuries at Iowa’s largest trauma … [Read More...]
A new state-based surveillance system is helping Iowa learn more about the circumstances surrounding violent deaths such as suicide. Iowa released its first report from the Iowa Violent Death … [Read More...]