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Food & Health
  • Got a rash? iPad, other devices might be the cause

    Unexplained rash? Check your iPad. It turns out the popular tablet computer may contain nickel, one of the most common allergy-inducing metals.

    July 14, 2014

  • New berry Aronia berry gaining market foothold in US MISSOURI VALLEY — A new fruit that research says packs more antioxidants than popular “superfoods” like blueberries, acai berries and goji berries is establishing itself in the aisles of mainstream grocery stores, showing up in everything from juices

    July 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • Why Taco Bell is turning its health menu into a muscle menu

    Like it or not, the paleo diet fad has now gone mainstream.
    This week, Taco Bell announced that it will be beefing up its menu - quite literally - by launching a new menu centered around meat and protein.

    July 12, 2014

  • Lawmakers seek lower price for bill on vets' care WASHINGTON (AP) — Stung by sticker shock, members of Congress are scrambling to lower the cost of a bill to fix veterans’ health care amid a growing uproar over long waits for appointments and falsification of records to cover up delays at Veterans A

    July 12, 2014

  • Reaction to neomycin nixes shingles vaccine DEAR DR. ROACH: I am 61 years old, and was anxious to get a shingles vaccine shot. I was upset to learn that, because I am allergic to neomycin, an ingredient in the vaccine, I cannot get vaccinated. I have talked to my doctor and also to a pharmacis

    July 11, 2014

  • Girl hoped to have been cured of HIV has relapsed

    A Mississippi girl born with the AIDS virus and in remission for years despite stopping treatment now shows signs that she still harbors HIV — and therefore is not cured. The news is a setback to hopes that very early treatment with powerful HIV drugs might reverse an infection that has seemed permanent once it takes hold.

    July 10, 2014

  • Study: Psych drug ER trips approach 90,000 a year CHICAGO — Bad reactions to psychiatric drugs result in nearly 90,000 emergency room visits each year by U.S. adults, with anti-anxiety medicines and sedatives among the most common culprits, a study suggests.A drug used in some popular sleeping pills

    July 10, 2014

  • 7-9-14 Intern bootcamp photo No practicing on patients: New docs get boot camp CHICAGO (AP) — First-day jitters come with any new job but when the work involves pushing needles into strangers’ bellies, stitching up gaping wounds or even delivering babies, that debut can be especially nerve-wracking — for everyone involved.Brand

    July 9, 2014 1 Photo

  • Beth Freehill mug Meal solutions with short-cut vegetables Here at Hy-Vee, we understand that life gets hectic and creating a time-intensive homemade meal doesn’t always fit into your busy schedule. That’s why we offer healthy options that are simple, easy and can be incorporated into a meal in just minutes.

    July 9, 2014 1 Photo

  • BMI not a total picture of health DEAR DR. ROACH: About seven years ago, my blood pressure was high, and I was overweight and in a stressful job.I quit the job, my blood pressure went down, and I lost over 40 pounds. I have kept the weight off all these years. I work part time, stand

    July 8, 2014

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