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The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) partners with local public health, policymakers, health care providers, business and many others to fulfill our mission of promoting and protecting the health of Iowans.

The Bureau of Professional Licensure oversees 19 boards regulating 39 professions. The bureau works to protect public health by licensing qualified individuals and fairly enforcing Iowa's laws and rules.

Question of the Week

heart disease

The leading cause of death in Iowa is heart disease.

True                      False