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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 »
BALTIMORE - We love the way it tastes, but it's not so good for our waists. We're talking dessert. The sweet, gooey, goodness puts a smile on our lips but sits forever on our hips. But could there be a healthier way?
Cakes. Pies. Cookies. Read More »
ORLANDO, Fla. - Nine out of 10 of us consume too much sodium every day. The sneaky substance can put you at risk for heart disease, high blood pressure and other health problems. But some of the foods that contain the most sodium are those you wou Read More »
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa agriculture officials say two additional commercial poultry farms show signs of the presence of bird flu.
DES MOINES (AP) — Iowa agriculture officials say five additional commercial chicken farms show signs of the presence of bird flu and a backyard duck flock near a previously confirmed case also has tested positive.
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