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How do you prepare a delicious and nutritious meal for your family at the end of a long, hectic day? The answer is in the freezer case! That is right – simple, healthy meals begin with the foods you keep in your freezer. Frozen foods offer an inco Read More »
CEDAR RAPIDS — Officials stressed on Tuesday that it is highly unlikely that Cedar Rapids hospitals will have to treat a patient with Ebola. But on the off chance that they do, they’ll be ready.
“Hospitals are working in partnership with (pu Read More »
DUBUQUE — Former Green Bay Packers Player and Iowa native Aaron Kampman talked to students at Table Mound Elementary on Tuesday. It’s part of the NFL’s “Fuel up to Play 60” program.
That’s an effort to get kids to spend at least 60 minutes Read More »
Sweet, tart, crisp or crunchy - no matter what your preference, there’s a variety of apple that’s perfect for you! With flavors ranging from sweet tart, sharp tart, zesty, spicy sweet and honey-like to mellow sweet, apples are an amazing fall trea Read More »
October is National Pork Month. Pork is the world’s most widely eaten meat, representing 37% of all meat consumed (USDA Foreign Agriculture Service).
Many stores may have pork on sale this month, so it is a good time to buy pork and put it Read More »
CEDAR RAPIDS — When walking down the halls of the hospital for the final time, Michael Cufr was walking tall on Wednesday.
“I can’t believe you’re going to warm weather,” someone told him.
“You betcha!” Cufr shot back.
For the la Read More »
Because October kicks off National Pork Month, now is the perfect time to feature roasted pork, stuffed with the diverse flavors of sweet dried fig, tangy blue cheese and heart-healthy pistachios. Pork provides an excellent source of high-quali Read More »
IOWA CITY — More Americans will die of the flu in the coming months than Ebola and Enterovirus 68 combined, health officials say.
“The best thing to do is get vaccinated,” said Doug Beardsley, director of Johnson County Public Health. “Flu s Read More »
CEDAR RAPIDS — More than one thousand white flags dotted Kirkwood Community College on Tuesday. Students say the group represents a statistic they want to reverse.
Each one stands for sone college student who dies as a result of a suicide ev Read More »
CEDAR RAPIDS — Part of the southeast side had a different hue Thursday night. Mercy Medical Center and the Hall-Perrine Cancer Center will glow pink throughout the month of October for breast cancer awareness.
Current patients and survivors Read More »