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LONDON — A new study suggests avoiding peanuts for infants could make food allergies worse later in life.
Researchers found children who are introduced to peanuts at a young age are *less* likely to develop the allergy.
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Tea has been consumed for nearly 5,000 years, and its popularity continues to grow. And at an affordable three cents per servings, what is not to love about tea?
One of the multiple reasons tea is favored by so many individuals incl Read More »
Added sugar makes up at least 10 percent of the calories the average American ingests in a day. According to Harvard Health Publications, one in 10 people get one-fourth of their daily calories from added sugar.
A 15-year study published i Read More »
Blood pressure readings are one of the many tools doctors use to determine a patient's risk of developing cardiovascular disease.
When your blood pressure is routinely taken, either at your doctor's office or for a screening, the reading i Read More »
Research is showing us we are significantly impacting our health due to all the time we spend sitting. There are many different options for adding exercise into your day. For example, you can set an alarm to remind you to get up and stretch or ch Read More »
In a recent study reported in the American Heart Association journal, researchers say an hour or more of moderate exercise or a half an hour of vigorous exercise per day may lower the risk of heart failure by 46 percent.
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DES MOINES (AP) — An Iowa Department of Public Health report shows more than 90 percent of students have been vaccinated at the majority of public schools across the state.
The immunization audit report for the 2013-2014 academic year Read More »
DES MOINES (AP) — Nursing students from southeast Iowa are protesting the closing of a state mental health facility in Mount Pleasant.
Students from Iowa Wesleyan College in Mount Pleasant visited lawmakers Wednesday at the Capitol. T Read More »
Smoking in the United States takes more than 440,000 lives each year—that's one in every five deaths. Smoking is the leading preventable cause of death in the United States, and a major risk factor for heart related illnesses.
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DUBUQUE — One Dubuque business owner says the city is overlooking a service — his own — that could help people in an emergency situation.
In order to help balance its budget, the city is thinking about adding an out-of-t Read More »