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A new collaboration between Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids and University of Iowa Health Care aims to improve care for newborn babies and women with high-risk pregnancies in Cedar Rapids.
Mercy and UI will share resources in the areas Read More »
DES MOINES — Iowa has its first confirmed case of the mosquito-borne Chikungunya virus, state public health officials said Wednesday, removing Iowa from the list of six U.S. states that had not reported a case of the disease.
Ann Garvey, dep Read More »
Each year 20,000 women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Nearly 60 percent of them have already reached Stage 3. The National Ovarian Cancer Coalition says awareness is key to catching it early which is why September has been designation as Natio Read More »
MontereyTM Mushrooms, Inc., a family-owned and -operated agribusiness, is the largest single producer of mushrooms in the United States. It supplies locally grown mushrooms, harvested from a farm in Princeton, Illinois, to Hy-Vee stores across the Read More »
CORONA, Calif. (AP) - A Southern California food company has recalled nearly 93,000 pounds of fully cooked chicken Caesar salad kits sold at Sam’s Club stores over concerns of possible listeria contamination.
The U.S. Department of Agricultu Read More »
Back-to-school time has many of us thinking about what to pack for lunch. Beat the brown bag monotony with some fresh lunch ideas this year! Mount Vernon Road Hy-Vee dietitian, Kimberly Proctor, has some quick and easy ideas that are sure to ple Read More »
CEDAR RAPIDS - The American Cancer Society’s annual report card says Iowa’s getting bad grades in some areas. In fact, Iowa only met three of the report’s 12 benchmarks for fighting cancer.
MARION — Workers and clients from three area senior centers spent the morning at Hunter’s Ridge golf course. But instead of using clubs, golfers swung with hockey sticks, tennis rackets and pool sticks.
It’s called ‘Goofy Golf,’ and particip Read More »
Built on a base of hearty, whole-grain bread, topped with fill-you-up proteins and fiber-rich fruits or veggies, these toasty combos are totally terrific!
Peanut Butter & Grape Toast
All You Need:
1 slice whole-gra Read More »
Beth Ann Appleby-Murphy was snoring when her nurse entered the room one morning.
The nurse, Emily Pratt, told Appleby-Murphy’s husband, A.J., she initially left the room to give Appleby-Murphy time to sleep. But Pratt returned quickly when s Read More »