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...]
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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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...]
October 2—Deaths from prescription opioids have quadrupled in the past 20 years in Iowa. Such death rates are lower compared to other states; however, Iowa is one of four states with such a dramatic … [Read More...]