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Kris Tiedt gets asked all the time #x201c;how she does it#x201d; - 'it' being: looking like a 20-something as a 37-year-old and maintaining high energ ...

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Death rate from cancer projected to be 25 percent lower than it was 25 years ago, report says

In the year to come, an estimated 1,688,780 in the United States are expected to get a cancer diagnosis, and cancer will claim the lives of a projecte ...

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UI heart transplant patient makes it home for the holidays

CEDAR RAPIDS - After receiving a lifesaving heart transplant earlier this year, an 11-year-old patient at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics ...

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Spice up your new year workouts and stick to your resolution this year

Every January, people flock to the gym, resolving to get fit or lose weight in the new year. But more often than not, the sudden influx of patronage b ...

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Iowa woman's recovery continues after year of excruciating struggles

In many ways, Josephine Adams' first birthday party was like any other toddler's, complete with family, gifts and a cupcake she gleefully smashed befo ...

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Watch Live: Medicaid Oversight meeting

State legislators will meet this Tuesday afternoon to discuss Iowa's transition to Medicaid managed care during the second and final oversight meeting ...

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Coralville woman finds purpose in tragedy

From the top of a steep hill in Coralville, Bridgid Ruden had no idea her life was about to drastically change. In a matter of moments, she'd no long ...

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Eastern Iowa hospitals giving and receiving

Giving trees, angel trees, poinsettias, love lights, sock lines and ornaments. All are ways Corridor hospitals are raising spirits and funds through t ...

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Eastern Iowa experts weigh in on ‘birth control blues’

Millions of women use hormonal birth control - from the pill to IUDs, implants and more - not only to prevent unwanted pregnancy but also to regulate ...

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Iowans hurt by decline in home health care aides

There's a for-sale sign sitting in Tucker Cassidy's yard. He didn't want to put it there. But after struggling to find consistent in-home care, Cassid ...

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‘Riding the roller coaster’ of the NICU

After four and a half years trying to have a baby, Andrea and Todd Brommelkamp were completely caught off guard when an at-home pregnancy test came ba ...

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Especially For You race raises $481,000-plus in fight against breast cancer

CEDAR RAPIDS - Allix Davis said she takes pride when people say she's exactly like her mother, Debra Davis.#x201c;That's what I wanted to be when I wa ...

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The race is on in Cedar Rapids, and Michelle Cole is ready to lead it

CEDAR RAPIDS - It was one month until race day and Michelle Cole was leafing through two five-inch-thick, three-ring binders. The binders are only two ...

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Mercy Medical Center going pink for breast cancer awareness

CEDAR RAPIDS - Mercy Medical Center and Alliant Energy are teaming up to intensify breast cancer awareness.In honor of National Breast Cancer Awarenes ...

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Recovery continues for 11-year-old heart transplant patient

IOWA CITY - Kameron Brown is hoping to be home by Halloween so he can hand out candy.It's a goal shared by his family as they anxiously monitor Brown' ...

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