Health

Hy-Vee at Midday: Summer Thirst Quenchers

We all know water is our best choice for summertime hydration, but sometimes we crave flavor & fizz in our drinks. Make water more enticing with these tips from your Hy-Vee dietitian, such as infusing water with the flavor of fresh summertime prod Read More »

A Thank You For Help To Replace Stolen Wheelchairs

“What we thought was horrible turned out to be a huge blessing,” said Barrett, the program director of the group that helps provide wheelchair equipment in athletics. “Our equipment was outdated, unsafe and, now, we have brand new equipment.”

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New Mosquito-Transmitted Virus Has No Known Cure or Treatment

ATLANTA — Health officials are warning about a new mosquito virus that has no known cure or treatment.

It’s called chikungunya fever. Travelers returning from the Caribbean brought it into the U.S.

The symptoms kick in within a week af Read More »

ISU Extension: Preserve the Taste of Summer

Canning is making a comeback and is a good way to enjoy produce year-round. However, canning needs to be done properly using a USDA tested recipe to ensure a safe product. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offers a program for those int Read More »

Choosing Which Supplements to Take

BETHESDA, Maryland (Ivanhoe Newswire) – Every day we are exposed to a wealth of health tips, eat this not that, exercise in the morning not in the evening, take this vitamin and that vitamin, but how do you know what you should or shouldn’t do? Wh Read More »

3-D Mammograms Double Breast Cancer Detection Rate

BETHESDA, Maryland (Ivanhoe Newswire) - One in eight women will get breast cancer in her lifetime. Experts agree the key to successfully fighting the disease is early detection. New technology is available that can provide doctors a more detailed Read More »

Hy-Vee Dietitian: Lettuce Wraps

“Leaf” it to a Hy-Vee dietitian to figure out how to pack even more veggie goodness into a vegetable wrap! Today, Kimberly Proctor from the Mount Vernon Road Hy-Vee will demonstrate how to use leafy greens to wrap your favorite fillings into a po Read More »

Harrison Elementary Celebrates Blue Zones Designation

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — The Blue Zone Project has hit another milestone in Cedar Rapids.

Harrison Elementary students held a ceremony Monday afternoon to celebrate becoming a Blue Zones designated school.

The school had to prove they made Read More »

Nearly One Thousand Iowa, Nebraska VA Requests Not Scheduled

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An audit of Veterans Affairs facilities has found nearly 1,000 veterans who requested an initial appointment in Iowa or Nebraska over the last decade, but have not yet been seen.

The report released Monday says 987 enrol Read More »

Iowa, Nebraska VA Facilities Under Scrutiny

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Some patients at Veterans Affairs medical centers in Iowa and Nebraska are on waiting lists for treatment, but the facilities say they’re unaware of any unauthorized lists like those uncovered in other states.

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