Health

Hy-Vee Dietitian: Hy-Vee Homegrown Labels

Hy-Vee offers a wide variety of nutrient-rich, locally grown produce from over 200 growers across eight Midwest states. The Hy-Vee Homegrown label ensures that you are purchasing the freshest items from local family farms. Judy helps you identify Read More »

Discovery at U of I Will Help Doctors Predict Preeclampsia

Each year 500,000 pregnant women in the U.S. develop pre-eclampsia. It’s a cardiovascular disease that can cause high blood pressure among other complications and can lead to liver failure, heart disease, and even death. A team of researchers from Read More »

Hy-Vee at Midday: Super-Food Cherries

Cherries are a delicious and nutritious way for your viewers to enjoy healthy eating. Sweet cherries are among the top 20 foods with the highest concentration of antioxidants, making them a super-food for health. Christy Frese, one of your Edgewoo Read More »

School Sports: Five Myths About Concussions

Although most people have a general idea of what concussions are, there are still some myths surrounding the injury.

MYTH #1: The two most dangerous high school sports in terms of concussion rates are football and hockey. Although hi Read More »

Four Cedar Rapids Organizations Offer Three-Dimension Mammography

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — New mammography machines are giving women in Eastern Iowa the option of 3D breast exams instead of standard two-dimensional exams.

The new testing gives doctors a more clear and precise look at breast tissue.

Saint Read More »

Iowa Medicaid Director Resigns to take UIHC Job

DES MOINES, Iowa — Iowa’s Medicaid director has resigned to take a position at the University of Iowa.

A Tuesday release from the Iowa Department of Human Services said Jennifer Vermeer’s resignation is effective August 21.

Vermeer, Read More »

Hy-Vee at Midday: Mixing it Up With Marinades

One of the simplest ways to flavor food is to marinate it. That is, treat it like a sponge. It is as simple as pouring a sauce on the food, letting it soak for a while and cooking it. A good marinade contains spices, herbs, oil, wine or yogurt and Read More »

Hy-Vee at Midday: Patriotic Party Pleasers

Patriotic Party Pleasers

July 4th is the perfect excuse for a backyard barbeque! Today, your Mount Vernon Road Hy-Vee dietitian, Kimberly Proctor, will share a fun menu of red, white and blue foods that you’re sure to love. The best Read More »

Hy-Vee at Midday: Avocados

Join Alicia Aguiar, Hy-Vee Registered Dietitian, as she incorporates the “super food” avocado into some traditional lighter summer fair – potato salad and coleslaw. Avocados are packed with more than 20 essential vitamins and minerals, as well Read More »

Kraft Recalling Velveeta Sold at Wal-Mart

NEW YORK — Kraft Foods is recalling 260 cases of Velveeta cheese sold to Wal-Mart stores in 12 states — Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin.

The consumer pa Read More »

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