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PNS Daily Newscast - July 23, 2019 


A bipartisan deal reached to avert U.S. government default. Also on our Tuesday rundown: a new report calculates the high hospital costs for employers. Plus, new legislation could help protect Florida's at-risk wildlife.

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Public News Service - IA: Women's

Not flowers or candy, but health insurance. It's what many moms really need this Mother’s Day, says Sherry Baze, certified nurse practitioner for the Orchard Place Child Guidance Center in Des Moines. She says Congress is considering the "All Healthy Children Act," which could bring health co

Carroll, IA - Every year the number of Iowa women who undergo caesarean section surgery increases despite repeated studies that question its use. April is Cesarean Awareness Month, and Kelly Sorensen with the Iowa Chapter of the International Caesarean Awareness Network says mothers to be need t

Last year during one 24-hour period, nearly 700 Iowa victims of domestic violence or sexual assault needed shelter, counseling, or other help. But some were turned away due to staffing shortages, according to a study released this week. Laurie Schipper is executive director of the Iowa Coalition

Every year the number of births by Cesarean increases in Iowa; it's now at just over 29 percent. In the past, the surgery was performed only when the health of mother or baby was at risk, now a Cesarean can be scheduled for convenience or other non-essential reasons. Risks to mother and infant may

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