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DALLAS - Each year, 600,000 Americans undergo spine surgery as part of the 30 billion dollars we spend on back pain care. But before you go under the knife, there are some important questions to ask.
Rick Greenwood thought surgery would rel Read More »
DES MOINES — Two more cases of suspected bird flu were announced Thursday, bringing the total number of confirmed or suspected cases so far in Iowa to 52.
DES MOINES (AP) — Another Iowa farm has tested positive for bird flu.Read More »
DES MOINES (AP) — A virus known for attacking a horse’s nervous system has been confirmed at a stable in Iowa’s Warren County.
The Iowa Department of Agriculture said Wednesday that the stable has several confirmed cases Read More »
DES MOINES (AP) — Wellmark Blue Cross & Blue Shield has opted for the third straight year to not sell health insurance to Iowa residents on the federal online marketplace.
But The Des Moines Register reports another large insurer, Uni Read More »
Frittatas — egg dishes that incorporate vegetables, meats and cheeses — are infinitely flexible.
Known as a “clean out the fridge” dish, frittatas are very versatile. If you don’t have one of the ingredient Read More »
DES MOINES (AP) — Four more Iowa farms have tested positive for bird flu.
The Iowa Department of Agriculture says an egg-laying farm and a turkey farm in Buena Vista County bring to 15 the number of cases in that county in northwest I Read More »
Safe handling of poultry products
• Wash hands with warm water and soap for at least 20 seconds before and after handling raw poultry and eggs.
• Clean cutting boards and other utensils with soap and hot water to keep raw Read More »
DUBUQUE — Some high school students in Dubuque say the school district isn’t doing enough to help students who have mental illnesses. On Monday, they took that complaint to the school board.
The criticism comes after school boa Read More »
DUBUQUE — A Dubuque hospital is $1 million closer to a fundraising goal, thanks to a recent donation.
UnityPoint — Finley Hospital is raising money for its Grandview Expansion Project.
Monday, the hospital announced longt Read More »