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Iowa’s tiniest patients now have access to new kidney dialysis device

UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital one of five hospitals nationwide with new CARPEDIEM technology

A ‘team sport’: Multidisciplinary care gets toddler home

After more than a year, Cooper got a kidney and was able to go home.

UI researchers use BabySteps smartphone app to assess children with autism, developmental delays in home setting

When Ashley Westphal was told that her three-year-old daughter, Rogue Westphal, had sensory processing difficulties—which are common among children with autism—she didn’t understand what the diagnosis would mean for her family.

The Westphal’s local doctor referred them to the...