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1 Bring back the blue
Klinkhammer--Bailey (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 119:18, p.03
10/27/2022 Bailey Klinkhammer writes an opinion piece on their thoughts of why Iowan voters should vote Democrat for the midterm election this year; photo.
2 Virtual Diversity Colloquium discusses health inequalities
Baur--Nicholas (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 117:51, p.01
4/19/2021 The Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminology, sponsored by the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, held its Diversity Colloquium series virtually to discuss health inequality and the COVID-19 pandemic. Panelists included Adam Froyum Roise, Abraham Funchess, Francis Degnin, and Ashleigh Kysar-Moon; photo.
3 Stop governing womens' bodies
Goedken--Dani (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 117:14, p.03
10/5/2020 Planned Parenthood has been heavily criticized for performing too many abortions but critics do not focus on their other functions, including sex education, reproductive health care, and other resources. In Goedken's opinion, Planned Parenthood should keep their funds in place to promote healthy lives and to keep people safe; photo.
4 Demand free STD testing
Goedken--Dani (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 117:11, p.03
9/24/2020 In the author's opinion, STD testing is important, especially in Black Hawk County, which has the highest STD rates in Iowa. Goedken says that the Student Health Center and Planned Parenthood should have free testing since they are the most accessible options for students; UNI cut free testing for the current academic year; photo.
5 Panel spotlights health care careers
Baur--Nicholas (Student--2020), Witherow--Anthony (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 117:6, p.01
9/7/2020 The Department of Academic Affairs hosted a panel about healthcare careers in the wake of COVID-19; photos.
6 Rawwas: Coronavirus is an ethics issue
Rawwas--Mohammed (Class of 2021)
Northern Iowan 116:1, p.03
8/20/2020 Rawwas claims COVID-19 has clearly shown the failure of free-market systems to provide anything nearing an adequate response to a global pandemic and has clearly determined the virtues of a centrally planned economic system. It has also established the complete lack of anything nearing a satisfactory healthcare framework in countries such as the United States and others.
7 SWS: protect yourself with HPV vaccine
Student Wellness Services Staff
Northern Iowan 116:36, p.03
2/17/2020 Student Wellness Services urges students of all genders to get the Gardasil 9 vaccination, which helps prevent cancers caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV), a sexually transmitted infection; photo.
8 Migraines are a literal and figurative pain
Slomka--Emerson (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:21, p.03
11/11/2019 In the author's opinion, pain from frequent headaches and migraines is a real yet unrecognized problem for students. Slomka discusses the prevalence of headache disorders and ways to handle them; photo.
9 Counseling enter sees policy change
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Class of 2021)
Northern Iowan 116:11, p.02
10/7/2019 The UNI Counseling Center has changed its scheduling policy for the 2019-2020 school year. Counseling sessions, which had previously been unlimited for students under the mandatory student health fee, are now limited to five per year. Any additional sessions must now be billed to the student's health insurance. The reason for the change is partially based on declining enrollment; photo.
10 Mental health deserves more
Bennethum--Abigail (Class of 2021)
Northern Iowan 116:11, p.03
10/7/2019 In the author's opinion, mental health is an important issue and Iowa and UNI need to do better in terms of care and resources; photo.
11 Student Health Clinic: birth control, flu shots
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Class of 2021)
Northern Iowan 116:8, p.02
9/26/2019 The UNI Student Health Clinic (SHC) had no policy changes birth control and birth control education and will continue distribution. Flu shot clinics will also be held in the coming weeks. These walk-in clinics can be covered by health insurance companies or will be a $30 fee.
12 Fatness, Body-Size Stigma panel
Mitchel--Cecila (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 115:43, p.02
3/14/2019 The Center for Multicultural Education (CME) held the panel "Fatness, Body-Size Stigma and Thin Privilege" on March 11. Featured panelists included professors Susan Hill, Fabio Fontana, and Jesse Swan. The event was sponsored by UNI's Office of Research & Sponsored Programs and co-sponsored by the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning; photo.
13 Are you pro-life or pro-birth?
Corbin--Steven B. (Class of 1970; Marketing Faculty)
Northern Iowan 115:39, p.03
2/28/2019 Professor emeritus of marketing Steve Corbin submits a letter to the editor arguing that there are major differences between being pro-life and pro-birth; photo.
14 Dance Marathon must get political
Stekl--Caleb (Student--2017), NI Archives
Northern Iowan 115:36, p.03
2/18/2019 In Stekl's opinion, Dance Marathon should advocate to change the healthcare system instead of raising money without interrogating the structures necessitating fundraising; photos.
15 First district candidates sound off
Fortmann--Toni (Class of 2022), Wauters--Joel (Class of 2018)
Northern Iowan 115:21, p.01
11/5/2018 The article gives an overview of House of Representatives candidates Rod Blum and Abby Finkenauer and their stances on issues including heath care, the environment, abortion, and immigration; photos.
16 Why we must believe women
Ave--Jack (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:12, p.03
10/4/2018 The author argues that individual choices regarding who and what to believe are important, especially in cases where others are expressing pain. Ave argues that a disregard for others' pain, particularly women, has serious consequences; photo.
17 LTE: prioritize maternal and children's health
Khan--Nadir (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:2, p.03
8/27/2018 Khan discusses the importance of the Reach Every Mother and Child Act and urges readers to contact their representatives in its support.
18 LTE: When dancing isn't enough
Gregor--Hannah (Class of 2019)
Northern Iowan 114:29, p.03
1/18/2018 In an letter to the editor, Hannah Gregor encourages anyone who has participated in a childhood illness or cancer research organization to call their representatives and demand better health care for children.
19 Insurance increases for UNI, staff
Madden--Jacob (Class of 2019)
Northern Iowan 114:27, p.02
12/7/2017 UNI has had an increase in their insurance costs when revisions were made to the Iowa Public Employment Relations Act. The insurance increase could be as much as $3500 per family. The revision has also limited what employees are able to negotiate.
20 Sex robots, Luddites and tech takeover
Jackson--Michael (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:20, p.4
11/5/2015 Columnist Michael Jackson looks at the future of technology and robots; photo.
21 Free webinar on healthcare changes for small business owners July 25
Public Relations News Release 2013:8, p.1
7/18/2013 The Iowa Small Business Development Centers will sponsor the free webinar , "Healthcare Changes for Small Business Owners". Jim Heckmann and Rob Williams will be the speakers for this event.
22 Local legislators give update on issues at Iowa Capitol
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:51, p.1
4/23/2013 Legislators met at UNI to discuss funding for higher education and health care reform. There may be a 2.6 percent increase in funding from the state for the three Iowa public universities; photo.
23 Obama adds stipulation to Affordable Care Act to deal with religious opposition
Baker--Brandon Lee (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:38, p.1
2/21/2012 Religious organizations do not need to provide contraceptives to insured employees under the new announcement by the President; photo.
24 Edelman emphasizes need to end child poverty
Krull--Danielle Leigh (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:15, p.1
10/18/2011 Marian Wright Edelman spoke on the topic "The Future of Our Children in a Post 9/11 World". She shared her experiences during 9/11 and urged the audience to fight for education for today's children; photo.
25 In response to "The damage of capitalism"
Dippold--Michael Steven (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:14, p.3
10/14/2011 We do live in a dysfunctional economic system, but the solution presented in the above article is incorrect, in the view of the letter writer. We need capitalism, but with additional regulations and greater access to health care.
26 'Getting Covered' highlights benefits of Affordable Care Act
Firman--Tehrene Victoria (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:9, p.1
9/27/2011 New legislation allows students to remain on their parents insurance until age 26. The act also prevents insurance companies from cutting off coverage due to illness of high medical cost. The seminar was well received.
27 What about healthcare?
Howard--Kevin Wayne (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:23, p.10
11/16/2010 Examination of the recently passed health care bill results in confusion. This examination does make clear that our county needs significant healthcare reform.
28 Healthcare legislation to affect college students
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:49, p.1
4/13/2010 New regulations allow college students to stay on their parents health care plans, while in school. Starting in 2014, tax credits for young adults making up to $43,000 go into effect; photo.
29 A gilded Robin Hood
Krueger--Jeffrey Allen (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:45, p.5
3/30/2010 Concerns expressed about the newly signed Health Care Plan. Author agrees something needed to be done, but uncertain this is the correct method. Effects on the deficit are yet to be known.
30 Socialized medicine is already here
Boeckmann--Trevor Paul (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 106:45, p.5
3/30/2010 Saving money and increased healthcare coverage bring with them increased taxes and a percentage increase on insurance plans on the wealthy and probably others yet to be identified.
31 UNI American Humanics (AH) program organizes health fair for local high school students
Public Relations News Release 2009:349, p.1
3/23/2010 The AH program donates 500 hours of service annually to a local nonprofit agency. This year the Black Hawk County Health Department was chosen to help educate students about making healthy decisions and living a healthy lifestyle.
32 Solution to our health care
Northern Iowan 2008:28, p.6
1/15/2010 Elimination of doctor greed seen as the solution to the health care problem in the United States.
33 Students divided over health care reform
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:23, p.2
11/17/2009 The Affordable Health Care for America Act narrowly passed in the House of Representatives. Reactions have been mixed including cost concerns and coverage for abortions. Students and the nation seem split 50-50 on the bill.
34 Mental health in the U. S.
Fagle--Tess Ann (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:21, p.7
11/10/2009 The newly passed Affordable Health Care for America Act allows mental health care coverage. Mental illness accounts for fifteen per cent of disease burdens in the U. S.; photo.
35 When leaders stop leading
Murphy--Brian Sullivan (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:14, p.5
10/16/2009 The health care issue was important to both parties during the past presidential campaign. A year after the election Democrats and Republicans can agree only that the other is wrong. Unbiased reporting is considered a thing of the past.
36 Iowa earns straight "A's" in health care
Lee--Yi-Hsuan (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 103:58, p.2
6/22/2007 Private foundation ranks Iowa among the highest states in all five graded categories of health care; photo.
37 UNI heads to Des Moines for conference
Gerling--Taylor R. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:32, p.1
1/27/2006 UNI students lobbied at the capital to increase cigarette taxes to support health care; photo.
38 State universities consider mandatory insurance for insufficient policy holders
Gerling--Taylor R. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 101:44, p.1
3/11/2005 UNI is considering requiring students who do not have health insurance to purchase the plan offered by the university.
39 Governor Vilsack proposes tax hike; cigarette smokers feel the burn
Smith--Jessica Dee (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 101:32, p.1
1/28/2005 In an attempt to pay for rising health care costs and offset budget problems, Governor Vilsack is proposing to increase the price of a pack of cigarettes by one dollar.
40 UNI secures six-figure grant to address health-care disparities within underserved populations
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
11/11/2003 National Institute of Health provides $1 million grant to address health concerns in many of Iowa's rural and medically underserved regions.
41 Students discover age discrimination in ER
Campbell--D. Jill
Northern Iowan 97:9, p.9
9/26/2000 UNI students describe past incidents in the emergency rooms of local hospitals.
42 Health care crisis lies in Clinton's hands
Rawe--Jennifer Kristina (Class of 2000)
Northern Iowan 96:51, p.6
4/14/2000 Believes US needs some major health care reform efforts.
43 Nicaraguan health-care worker to speak on "A Voice for Women and Children in Nicaragua" Monday, Oct. 19, at the University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1998:85, p.1
10/15/1998 Healthcare worker Aura Elisa Medina Duarte to speak on rural health issues and share stories of her life and work in Nicaragua.
44 Election '96; "The issues"
Northern Iowan 93:11, p.3
10/8/1996 Bill Clinton's and Bob Dole's views on the environment and healthcare are compared.
45 Response to Krandall, health care
Roberts--Forrest C. (Class of 2002)
Northern Iowan 93:6, p.10
9/20/1996 Student comments on column on healthcare and incentives in the U. S. as compared to Sweden.
46 Health care incentive system should be greatly appreciated
Northern Iowan 93:4, p.5
9/13/1996 Columnist comments on healthcare in America and the incentive system.
47 Health care changes which will help Americans are vital
Buchholz--Cheryl L. (Classes of 1995 and 2000)
Northern Iowan 92:46, p.7
4/2/1996 Supports bill now in Congress.
48 Real liberal
Wilkinson--William J. (Class of 1995)
Northern Edition 2:17, p.16
8/31/1994 Comments on healthcare reform proposals.
49 Only the market can solve our health care crisis
Prins--Todd A. (Class of 1994)
Northern Iowan 90:52, p.6
4/15/1994 Believes government should leave health care alone.
50 Health care reform steps backward
Redfern--Donald B. (General Assembly Member)
Northern Edition 2:9, p.3
3/16/1994 Don Redfern is critical of political process which upset bipartisan work.


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