HEALTHY YOU

In the heat of the summer, many people turn to the water to stay cool - from lakes and rivers to backyard and neighborhood pools. As common as water activities are, there are still...

In the aftermath of the deadly shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., and the Boston Marathon bombing, the White House launched a national awareness campaign ...

What's behind the kombucha craze?

Thursday, August 01, 2019

If you haven't yet heard of kombucha, you may be in the minority. The fermented beverage, which is usually served cold, has become very popular over the past few years, and several...

A recent report from the Iowa Department of Public Health shows parents throughout the state are less likely to have their teens receive the HPV vaccine compared to other vaccines....

While RAGBRAI may be over for another year, plenty of other bicycling opportunities are available to keep Eastern Iowans pumped....

Eyes give a peek into overall health

Thursday, August 01, 2019

An eye exam does more than examine the health of your eyes....

Children between the ages of 2 and 18 should consume less than 25 grams (or six teaspoons) of added sugar daily, according to the American Heart Association. Unfortunately, most Am...

IDx, a Coralville-based med technology firm, is giving the world a glimpse into what eye health care might look like in the future....

John Ryal, a former teacher at Franklin Middle School in Cedar Rapids, was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease six years ago....