Wellness

Three early West Nile virus cases reported in Iowa

The potentially deadly West Nile virus is making an early appearance in Iowa this year, state Department of Public Health officials said Wednesday. ... »

Iowans getting healthier, state report shows

The Iowa Department of Public Health released its 20 ... »

UI Veterans' Warrior Challenge gives back

An American flag fluttered in the wind as the National Anthem rung out across a silent crowd. On the sunny morning, veterans stood with civilians, ... »

Depression weighs heavily on college students

At times, Alyson Brown can't eat or sleep. Some days, she sleeps for hours during the day. Other days, she has panic attacks that feel like heart a ... »

Bloated cost of a gluten-free diet is hard to digest

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 ... »

E-cigarettes on edge ahead of U.S. regulation

Lobbyists for electronic cigarette companies have been beating a path to the White House, hoping to prevent the administration from imposing strict ... »

Olympic mind games the everyday exerciser can play

For everyday athletes hoping to glean more than vague inspiration from watching the elite compete at the Olympic Games in Sochi, fitness experts sa ... »

CVS to become first major U.S. drugstore chain to stop selling cigarettes

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 c ... »

Wake-up call: Marion woman changes lifestyle after brother's heart attack

Kristin Biedermannís doctor had been telling her for a while that her cholesterol levels were on the high side. But with three kids, a husband and ... »

Nature Center celebrates 40 years

Amongst the scenic historic backdrop of birds chirping, thick forests and a variety of mounted animals, stands four signs of blueprints and 3-D ... »