Wednesday February 26, 2014
BOSTON (Reuters) - When Alice Bast was diagnosed with celiac disease in 1994, she had to scour local health-food stores and send away to Canada for the gluten-free food her condition necessitated.
Two decades later, Jennifer Dillon received [...]
Thursday February 20, 2014
Lobbyists for electronic cigarette companies have been beating a path to the White House, hoping to prevent the administration from imposing strict, and possibly costly, rules on the burgeoning $2 billion industry.
In November and December, [...]
Wednesday February 05, 2014
CVS Caremark Corp said on Wednesday that it would stop selling tobacco products at its 7,600 stores by October, becoming the first U.S. drugstore chain to take cigarettes off the shelf.
Public health experts called the decision by the No. 2 [...]
Saturday February 01, 2014
Amongst the scenic historic backdrop of birds chirping, thick forests and a variety of mounted animals, stands four signs of blueprints and 3-D models: the signs of the future for Iowa’s first nature center.
The Nature Center, 6665 [...]
Thursday October 10, 2013
The University of Iowa, like the rest of the state, has started the conversation about what to do with electronic cigarettes.
The electronic vaporizers meant to simulate cigarettes without using tobacco have burst onto the scene of late, cau [...]