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  • Simple steps people with diabetes can take to improve their quality of life

    One of the ways people with diabetes can help manage their disease is balancing food with physical activity, according to the American Diabetes Associ ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 11:07 am
  • Study: Americans endure unwanted care near death

    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Americans suffer needless discomfort and undergo unwanted and costly care as they die, in part because of a medical syste ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 10:38 am
  • Older Adult Wellness: Building up your balance

    A continued concern among older people, preventing falls, stands in the spotlight as a hot topic and rightly so. Each year, one in three adults over t ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 11:35 am
  • Add fiber to your fall with barley

    If you’re looking to add variety to fall recipes, go barley.This ancient grain has been shown to low ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 11:17 am
  • Increase your child’s food label nutrition know-how

    Helping your children understand how to read food labels can prepare them for making smart food choices their whole lives.  Kids can get a general ide ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:40 am
  • Amazon seeks to reach viewers with 'Hand of God'

    The upcoming Amazon pilot “Hand of God,” is about Ron Perlman as a judge who believes God is guiding him after an attack on his family, is among the l ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:12 am
  • 'Breaking Bad' and 'Modern Family' win Emmy Awards

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Modern Family” and “Breaking Bad” triumphed at Monday’s Emmy Awards, proving that established broadcast and cable fare retains the ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 10:54 am
  • Learn how to exercise smarter, not harder

    (BPT) - Contrary to what most people believe about being active, it's not only about how many times you visit your health club each week or even what ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:05 am
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    If the election was today, who would have your vote for Iowa Governor?
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