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Dog disease found in Iowa that can infect people

“Multiple cases” of a bacterial disease that can be spread from dogs to humans have been confirmed in Iowa, according to health officials. The disease, canine brucellosis, stemmed from “a small dog commercial bre...

Dog disease found in Iowa that can infect people

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Dog Disease Contagious To Humans Found In Iowa Multiple cases of canine brucellosis in central Iowa. This disease, which can be passed on to humans, is often spread through contact with infected birthing tissue and objects that have infected fluids on them. “So that’s why we treat it ...
18:48, 05/14/2019

Dog disease that can jump to humans was found in Iowa Having a sick dog can be a serious bummer. It hurts to see a pet in pain or any kind of discomfort, but normally a sick dog doesn’t pose a risk to your own health. However, some diseases can jump between dogs and humans, and one such illness wa...
18:32, 05/13/2019

Four people found dead inside Iowa home suffered gunshot wounds, police say Authorities are investigating the deaths of four individuals found Saturday in a West Des Moines home. All four suffered gunshot wounds, police said.        ...
10:48, 06/16/2019

Disease that can be transferred from dog to human confirmed in Iowa, officials say The zoonotic disease, known as "canine Brucellosis," is spread through reproductive fluids. Instances were found at a small-dog breeding facility.        ...
13:48, 05/12/2019

Iowa confirms cases of disease that can be passed from dogs to humans The Iowa State Veterinarian confirmed "multiple" cases of Canine Crucellosis, a disease that can be transmitted from infected dogs to humans and other animals....
17:00, 05/13/2019

Two Iowa teachers found dead in swimming pool Two teachers from Iowa were found dead in an apparent drowning in a swimming pool, officials said. Police discovered the bodies of Kenneth Anderson, 57, and Mark Anderson, 60, in a backyard pool Monday evening at a Davenport home, news station WQAD r...
11:16, 07/24/2019

Concussion in sport: brain disease found in two former NRL players Study conducted on brains donated by ex-professionalsDisease can often lead to depression and other issuesA disease linked to repeated concussions in American sport has been found in the brains of two former Australian rugby league players. The disco...
21:00, 06/26/2019

Brain disease CTE found in 2 Australian rugby league players A study shows that a disease linked to repeated concussions in North American sport has been found in the brains of two former Australian rugby league players...
21:00, 06/26/2019

Scrapie, a disease related to mad cow, found in two Alberta flocks of sheep The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says some sheep in Alberta have been infected with scrapie, a fatal disease that affects the animals' nervous system....
17:16, 07/18/2019

Tick Gave Toddler A Deadly Disease. What His Parents Want People To Know For days, 2-year-old Jackson Oblisk had been running a high fever and his small body was covered in tiny red spots.His pediatrician had suspected it was a viral rash and had sent him home to recover,......
22:16, 06/03/2019

4 Your Health: People dying from cancer down but heart disease deaths up again Fewer people are dying from cancer but deaths from heart disease are on the rise. Fewer middle aged adults are dying from cancer but deaths from heart disease are on the rise. That’s according to the latest data from the Centers For Disease Con...
10:48, 05/22/2019

US measles cases climb to 704 as the disease spreads among unvaccinated people Nearly three-quarters this year's 704 measles cases in the U.S. occurred in unvaccinated people, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said....
08:32, 04/29/2019

Body found behind cooler at Iowa supermarket was employee who went missing 10 years ago Authorities on Monday said they have identified the man as Larry Ely Murillo-Moncada who was reported missing in November of 2009.        ...
19:48, 07/22/2019

Body found behind cooler at Iowa supermarket was employee who vanished 10 years ago Authorities on Monday said they have identified the man as Larry Ely Murillo-Moncada who was reported missing in November 2009.        ...
10:16, 07/23/2019

Weight loss support helps people with fatty liver disease People who have fatty liver disease related to being overweight may get the disease under better control when they get lots of support to lose weight, a research review suggests....
16:16, 07/01/2019

Dozens of People in Multiple States Have Lung Disease Linked to Vaping, and No One Knows Why The number of people afflicted and hospitalized with serious lung disease connected to vaping continues to grow. This week, multiple states reported similar cases, and the toll of confirmed and possible victims has climbed into the dozens. Right now,...
13:32, 08/16/2019

Cardiovascular disease risk greater in people prone to insomnia - study People genetically predisposed to sleep problems have greater risk of heart failure and stroke, say researchersPeople who struggle with sleep might be at greater risk of developing cardiovascular problems, research suggests.Scientists have found that...
21:48, 08/19/2019

Legionnaires' disease bacteria found in Maine water district samples, state CDC says Maine health officials this week announced the bacteria responsible for Legionnaires disease — a severe form of pneumonia — has been detected in samples from the Orono-Veazie Water District, a water utility company located in Orono. ...
12:16, 07/20/2019

Kamala Harris has a plan to help prevent HIV from spreading. This map shows the areas of the US that are home to the most people living with the disease. AIDSVu Democratic presidential candidate, California Sen. Kamala Harris, proposed a plan to address the HIV/AIDS epidemic that emphasizes the accessibility of medications to at-risk populations. HIV/AIDS, which first appeared in the U.S. in 1981, i...
14:48, 06/29/2019

Wisconsin Health Officials Urge People to Stop Vaping After a Sudden and Mysterious Rise in Lung Disease More people hospitalized with serious lung problems linked to vaping have been found, Wisconsin health officials reported Friday. Last week, health officials reported eight cases of this strange cluster, all involving teens. The cases now involve tee...
15:48, 08/02/2019

WhatsApp vulnerability exploited to infect phones with Israeli spyware Enlarge (credit: Santeri Viinamäki) Attackers have been exploiting a vulnerability in WhatsApp that allowed them to infect phones with advanced spyware made by Israeli developer NSO Group, the Financial Times reported on Monday, citing the company ...
09:48, 05/14/2019

Iowa and Iowa State football team Twitter accounts suspended Both the Iowa and Iowa State football Twitter accounts were suspended on Saturday, showing messages that implied they had violated Twitter rules.        ...
11:48, 05/18/2019

Report: WhatsApp Vulnerability Used to Secretly Infect Phones With NSO Group's Notorious Spyware Powerful spyware developed by Israeli cyber-intelligence company NSO Group exploited a vulnerability in encrypted messaging app WhatsApp to transfer itself to targeted devices, the Financial Times reported on Monday.Read more......
21:32, 05/13/2019

With “Dead Lift,” false flags and fake news infect the final season of iZombie I know it’s only been two episodes, but I’m already struggling to understand what iZombie is trying to do with this final season. Not in terms of the bigger picture and how it’s all end but specifically why it’s doubling down on the parts of the show...
21:16, 05/09/2019

Remains of at least 35 people found in mass graves in Mexico The remains of at least 35 people, including seven skulls, have been discovered in mass graves at three farms in Jalisco state, on Mexico's central Pacific coast....
22:48, 05/12/2019

No survivors found in Mexico crash of jet carrying 13 people All 13 people aboard were killed when a private jet crashed between the U.S. city of Las Vegas and Monterrey in northern Mexico, authorities said on Monday....
17:32, 05/06/2019

UPDATE 6-No survivors found in Mexico crash of jet carrying 13 people A plane crash in a remote mountain region in northern Mexico claimed the lives of all 13 people on board, including a family of five that were flying back from watching a boxing match in Las Vegas, authorities and local media said on Monday....
19:48, 05/06/2019

Three people shot with crossbow found dead in German hotel Investigators say they believe no one else was involved in deaths of men and two women Police in Germany are investigating the mysterious discovery of three bodies shot with crossbow bolts in a Bavarian hotel room.Investigators are still trying to de...
06:48, 05/13/2019

Cambodia building collapse: 2 people found alive in rubble; at least 28 dead Two people were found alive in Cambodia on Monday days after an under-construction building collapsed, killing at least 28 workers and injuring another 26....
11:48, 06/24/2019

People flocking to adopt Georgia baby found in plastic bag: police More than a thousand people from around the world have offered to adopt the newborn found wrapped in a plastic grocery bag in the woods in Georgia, local police said Thursday. Well-wishers — some from as far as Ireland — have reached out ...
19:48, 06/27/2019

AI trained to detect hate speech online found to be biased against black people Researchers in one study discovered that leading AI models for processing hate speech were one and a half times more likely to flag tweets as offensive or hateful when they were written by African-Americans....
15:32, 08/16/2019

Face It: Things Can’t Be Going Well For You If You’re Turning To This List Of People Who Found Success Later In Life For Comfort Don’t lie to yourself: The fact that you sought out this list of people who didn’t find success until their 40s or 50s is a pretty clear sign that things aren’t going too well for you. Go ahead and read it, but just keep that in mind....
12:48, 06/19/2019

Suspected Russian spy, a beluga whale found with mysterious camera strap, lets people pet it The beluga whale with suspected Russian military ties has become a local attraction in Norway. It's so tame, it reportedly comes when called.        ...
10:00, 04/30/2019

A study of more than 100,000 people has found that drinking juice and other sugary beverages is closely linked with cancer Shutterstock A long-term study of more than 100,000 people found a link between drinking more sugar, whether from juice or other sweetened beverages, and higher cancer rates. The study controlled for other factors like exercise, family medical histo...
00:00, 07/11/2019

Tyson Foods has recalled more than 190,000 pounds of chicken fritters after people reportedly found hard plastic Tyson Foods is recalling thousands of pounds of ready-to-eat chicken fritter products after consumers reportedly found hard plastic in the food.       ...
03:16, 06/10/2019

Missing Hawaii hiker found dead days after Amanda Eller found alive The body of hiker Noah “Kekai” Mina was discovered Wednesday, nine days after he was last seen, authorities in Hawaii said Wednesday. Helicopter rescuers spotted Mina’s body Wednesday morning about 300 feet below a fall line in the summit regio...
22:16, 05/29/2019

Underwater Fortress Found: Ancient Fort Linked to Bloody Biblical Battles Found Off Coast of Israel Underwater archaeology is helping to transform our knowledge of the ancient world. In Israel, maritime archaeologists have discovered a 2,200-year-old Hellenistic fortress linked to biblical battles.  ...
19:32, 06/01/2019

India, China Sign 4 Agreements To Strengthen People-To-People Ties India and China on Monday signed four agreements to strengthen cultural and people-to-people ties. The agreements were signed after External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and his Chinese counterpart......
06:02, 08/12/2019

Biracial rapper pulls out of festival after learning white people charged $10 more than people of color A biracial rapper pulled out of a Michigan music festival after she learned that white people would be charged twice the amount to attend than "people of color."...
10:48, 07/07/2019

Toronto police say 2 people shot and wounded at rally for NBA champion Raptors; 2 people arrested TORONTO (AP) — Toronto police say 2 people shot and wounded at rally for NBA champion Raptors; 2 people arrested ....
14:00, 06/17/2019

Joe Biden airs first TV ad in Iowa Joe Biden is airing the first TV ad of his 2020 presidential campaign in Iowa Tuesday as part of a six-figure television and digital ad purchase in the first-in-the-nation caucus state....
09:32, 08/20/2019

Statement for Rare Disease Day The vision of the Sustainable Development Goals is a world in which no one is left behind, including people who suffer from rare diseases. Just because a disease affects a small number of people does not make it irrelevant or less important than dise...
14:32, 04/28/2019

This weekend, Iowa's the place to be If you're running for president, chances are you're in Iowa this weekend. And that's not just because of the Iowa State Fair (though that is a major draw). ...
12:48, 08/10/2019

They Like Joe Biden in Iowa. For Now. (Many Voters Are Still Looking.) Interviews across Iowa indicate Mr. Biden’s early lead comes from familiarity, nostalgia for the Obama years and strategic calculations about who can win, not just from enthusiasm for his campaign vision....
16:16, 06/13/2019

Is endometriosis an autoimmune disease? Endometriosis is not an autoimmune disease, but research shows that it may have links to some autoimmune conditions. Learn more about the connection in this article....
18:32, 08/21/2019

Do we have a right to know if we could have the Huntington’s disease gene? Not telling your child that this hereditary condition is in the family can be devastating later onOn a lazy Sunday morning in May last year, Isobel Lloyd was at her boyfriend’s house, having coffee with his mum. The conversation had worked around to ...
10:48, 08/10/2019

WHO recognizes burnout as a disease Health experts from around the world recommended that burnout be classified as a medical condition. For decades, experts had debated over how to define burnout, and whether it should be considered a disease....
14:48, 05/27/2019

Lyme disease: is a solution on the way? The tick-borne illness, which is on the rise, can have chronic side-effects. So why hasn’t more effort been put into a cure?As a former martial arts world champion, who trained daily and enjoyed camping and hiking at weekends, Stephen Bullough had al...
08:48, 07/20/2019

Did the US try to weaponize Lyme disease? The US House of Representatives has ordered an investigation into whether the Department of Defense experimented with ticks and other insects as biological weapons....
21:32, 07/17/2019

Gum disease and Alzheimer's: Your questions answered People are questioning a landmark study suggesting that a bacterium involved in gum disease may also cause Alzheimer's. Here's what you need to know about the study...
10:32, 04/28/2019

Trump uses ethanol against Biden in Iowa President Trump accused Joe Biden Tuesday in Iowa of restricting the sale of corn ethanol during his time as vice president, saying that he harmed farmers and made the nation less energy secure....
19:32, 06/11/2019

Does Parkinson's disease develop in the stomach? The stomach may play an important role in the development of Parkinson's disease. Pathogenic proteins can migrate from the gut via the vagus nerve to the brain....
09:16, 06/26/2019

How Trump (and Iowa) Changed How You Fuel Your Car Ethanol, the intoxicating alcohol found in beer, wine and liquor, has been powering automobiles in the U.S. since the era of the Model T more than a century ago. Since the 1970s, when oil became more expensive and subject to international disputes --...
11:32, 06/11/2019

Lyme disease and rheumatoid arthritis: What you need to know Lyme disease and rheumatoid arthritis are both conditions that can affect the nervous system and cause joint pain and swelling. Learn about their similarities and differences here....
21:16, 05/20/2019

Tomato juice: Could 1 cup per day keep heart disease at bay? A new study concludes that drinking tomato juice each day can reduce the levels of certain markers of cardiovascular disease. However, more work is needed....
11:48, 06/06/2019

Lyme disease is spreading across the US but your dog can help track it Lyme disease is spreading as the climate warms. An analysis of veterinary records suggests our dogs’ annual health checks can track infection’s across the US...
07:16, 05/22/2019

Josef Newgarden flourishes at Iowa yet again IndyCar: Josef NewGarden led 245 laps en route to his second victory at Iowa and fourth victory of the season.        ...
10:16, 07/21/2019

How 'tickling' the ear could prevent age related disease A type of noninvasive electric stimulation that 'tickles' the ear could help improve many different aspects of health in later life, new research finds....
00:48, 07/31/2019

Washed Away: Floods end Iowa town BARLETT, Iowa – Bartlett, Iowa has been fighting the flood battle since March and now it appears the town isn’t likely to survive the aftermath of the onslaught. Homes in Bartlett were under water for weeks on end. Now, the signs of destruction...
03:16, 08/07/2019

A newbie's guide to cycling across Iowa It's called RAGBRAI (for The Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa). Find out what a newbie learned on the world's longest, largest and oldest recreational bicycle touring event....
20:48, 08/03/2019

These 3 Cities Are Key for 2020 Democrats. They’re Not in Iowa. Senator Cory Booker detoured from early-voting states to hold rallies this month in Detroit, Philadelphia and Milwaukee, where turnout will be essential to Democrats winning back key states in 2020....
16:00, 08/13/2019

‘I Live This Every Day’: Portraits of Pride in Iowa Eight months before the all-important Iowa caucuses, revelers came to the state’s capital to celebrate Pride — and to hear presidential candidates speak about issues that matter to them....
03:00, 06/14/2019

Alphabet’s AI Might Be Able to Predict Kidney Disease In a study involving 700,000 VA patients, an algorithm from DeepMind predicted 90% of cases of acute kidney injury up to 48 hours before it occurred....
00:48, 08/01/2019

Former Oklahoma state senator found dead with gunshot wound is 2nd GOP ex-lawmaker found dead in two days A former Republican state senator in Oklahoma was found dead with a gunshot wound in his home Wednesday, the second former GOP state lawmaker found fatally wounded in as many days....
19:16, 06/07/2019

Who will win Iowa's support in 2020? That depends on who's really listening to us Joe Biden and 20 other Democrats are crawling over the state. But folks here would like to know: who’s in it for us? Former vice-president Joe Biden returned to familiar turf in Cedar Rapids and Dubuque, Iowa, last week, fresh off his presidential an...
04:16, 05/06/2019

De Blasio is no one’s choice for president in Iowa: poll Mayor de Blasio didn’t even register in a new Iowa poll that shows former Vice President Biden’s support slipping but Pete Buttigieg surging among the field of Democratic presidential hopefuls in Iowa. De Blasio, who’s been in Iowa ...
08:48, 06/09/2019

Malliotakis trolls de Blasio while he’s campaigning in Iowa ​Republican Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis ​trolled Mayor de Blasio as he spent the weekend campaigning in Iowa instead of attending the Puerto Rican Day Parade in Manhattan on Sunday. She retweeted a photo from NY1 correspondent Gloria Pazmino sho...
11:48, 06/09/2019

Migrants die of disease in Libya detention; UN criticized In the desert of western Libya, hundreds of African migrants were held for months in a detention center, packed in amid garbage covered in maggots and sewage, shared buckets of water, and barely surviving on only one meal a day...
08:00, 06/30/2019

"Mob Lynching Has Emerged As A Dreadful Disease," Says Mayawati Welcoming the Uttar Pradesh Law Commission-drafted Bill against lynching, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati today pitched for a stringent, pan-India legislation to arrest the spread of this......
02:32, 07/13/2019

Canine brucellosis: What you need to know about the dog disease that can spread to humans After state officials confirmed cases of the disease at a breeding facility in Marion County, here's what you should know about Brucella canis.        ...
16:00, 05/13/2019

Biohaven's treatment for Lou Gehrig's disease fails to win FDA nod Biohaven Pharmaceutical Holding Co Ltd said on Friday the U.S. health regulator failed to approve its treatment for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig's disease, sending its shares down nearly 6% in extended trading....
00:16, 07/20/2019

"Help Us Or Let Me Die": Father Of Girl With Rare Disease Appeals To PM For more than a year, Sumer Singh, a labourer from Agra has been tending to his sick teenage daughter. The 16-year-old girl suffers from aplastic anaemia, a rare condition in which the body stops......
12:32, 06/22/2019

Democrats Descend on Iowa for a Chance to Break Through Nineteen presidential candidates visited the state this weekend, talking to voters and trying to grab a moment to distinguish themselves in a historically crowded field....
17:32, 06/09/2019

Hog Blog: Iowa State Fair Edition Well you know what they say folks: politics is all about getting down there and rollin’ in the mud. You know who knows all about that? Hogs. Here at Splinter, we’re committed to delivering all the timeliest hogs that’re fit to print. And here they ar...
01:32, 08/15/2019

Without heart disease, daily aspirin may be too risky (Reuters Health) - For people without heart disease, taking a daily aspirin to prevent heart attacks and strokes may increase the risk of severe brain bleeding to the point where it outweighs any potential benefit, a research review suggests....
16:00, 05/13/2019

Mallinckrodt Halts Lou Gehrig's Disease Trial Drugmaker Mallinckrodt PLC said it is ending a midstage clinical trial looking at a possible treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, the paralyzing and fatal malady commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease....
16:48, 07/16/2019

While others stump in Iowa, Biden turns attention to SC COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — As a handful of the Democrats vying for the chance to oust President Donald Trump next November race across Iowa, Joe Biden turns his focus elsewhere this weekend, making his first 2020 campaign trip to South Carolina. Biden mak...
23:16, 05/03/2019

Asian nations scramble to contain pig disease outbreaks HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Asian nations are scrambling to contain the spread of the highly contagious African swine fever with Vietnam culling 2.5 million pigs and China reporting more than a million dead in an unprecedentedly huge epidemic some governme...
03:32, 06/20/2019

De Blasio: New York blackout ‘handled well’ though he was away in Iowa Outage left about 72,000 Manhattan residents without powerMayor running ‘quixotic' campaign for Democratic nominationNew York City mayor Bill de Blasio has brushed off criticism that he was in Iowa campaigning for the Democratic presidential nominati...
18:32, 07/14/2019

Why getting less than 7 hours of sleep can lead to heart disease Adults who regularly slept fewer than 7 hours per night have lower levels of certain “microRNAs” — molecules that play a key role in regulating vascular health, according to new research....
15:00, 05/03/2019

Student who sued over chickenpox vaccination has the disease WALTON, Ky. (AP) — The lawyer for a Kentucky high school student who wasn’t allowed to participate in school activities because he wasn’t vaccinated for chickenpox says his client has now contracted the illness. Attorney Christopher Wiest...
12:48, 05/08/2019

Yet More Research Links Appendectomies and Parkinson's Disease New research has found a perplexing, though relatively small link between the devastating neurological illness Parkinson’s disease and having your appendix removed. But it’s still unclear just what exactly this could mean, and it’s definitely not a r...
16:32, 05/09/2019

The Latest: Iowa reopens highway that had been flooded NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on flooding in the Midwest (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Iowa has reopened a flooded stretch of the Iowa Highway 2 approach to a Missouri River bridge that links southwest Iowa to southeast Nebraska. The Iowa Transportat...
11:48, 05/10/2019

In Iowa, Biden lays out his case against Trump Former Vice President Joe Biden, in the battleground state of Iowa, unleashes verbal attacks against President Donald Trump that felt more appropriate for the final weeks before Election Day than 17 months before voters go to the polls. (June 12) &#...
09:48, 06/12/2019

Disease to cut China pig meat output by at least 10 percent: FAO An African Swine Fever outbreak is expected to cut China's pig meat output by at least 10 percent in 2019 and present opportunities for producers elsewhere, the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization said on Thursday....
02:32, 05/09/2019

Trump and Biden Get Personal in Iowa Skirmish President Trump and former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., who increasingly see each other as political foils, traded attacks as they traveled to the battleground state....
05:00, 06/12/2019

In photos: Scenes from the Iowa State Fair The Iowa State Fair draws spectators looking for food and entertainment, as well as presidential candidates looking for votes and leaders in agriculture. The 2019 fair runs August 8-18 in Des Moines....
15:32, 08/12/2019

Trump digs at Biden at Iowa stop President Donald Trump and his 2020 Democratic rival Joe Biden are getting in some digs at each other during separate campaign speeches in Iowa. (June 11)        ...
18:48, 06/11/2019

Former Michigan WR Oliver Martin transfers to Iowa IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Former Michigan wide receiver Oliver Martin has transferred to Iowa, his hometown school. The Hawkeyes announced on Tuesday that Martin, a former four-star recruit from Iowa City West High who originally spurned them for the Wo...
18:16, 06/11/2019

Lyme disease: Why does joint pain persist? Lyme disease can cause long-term joint inflammation that lasts long after the body has cleared the infection. A new study uncovers how this might happen....
13:00, 06/19/2019

Discovery could lead to lyme disease treatment (WSLS) A Virginia Tech researcher has made a discovery that could open the door to Lyme disease treatment. Brandon Jutras is an assistant professor of biochemistry in the university’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. He’s discove...
13:16, 06/19/2019

Hinchcliffe: Low sun in Iowa IndyCar race could be "very dangerous" Last year's Iowa winner James Hinchcliffe says low sun in this weekend's IndyCar race at the oval could prove "dangerous", and that he is "disappointed" with the start time...
06:00, 07/19/2019

Parkinson's disease 'could be detected early on by brain changes' Gene and serotonin screening may indicate people at risk of condition, researchers sayChanges in the brain that can be spotted years before physical symptoms of Parkinson’s disease occur might act as an early warning sign for the condition, researche...
15:48, 06/19/2019

Democrats descend on Iowa — with renewed anxiety Democrats urgently want to defeat President Trump, and Joe Biden — for now — is their top choice. But with his age and his gaffes, there’s a nagging concern about whether he’s up to the job....
15:48, 08/10/2019

Iowa boy tells investigator he hadn't been outside in months Authorities say an 11-year-old Iowa boy whose bedroom was covered in plastic sheeting told an investigator that he hadn't been outside in several months....
11:32, 05/13/2019

Hinchcliffe "shocked" about IndyCar run without podium before Iowa Schmidt Peterson Motorsport's driver James Hinchcliffe says it is "kind of shocking" that it took him 12 IndyCar races to secure a podium in 2019, after finishing third at Iowa...
05:32, 07/23/2019

Eating This Bacteria May Cut Heart Disease Risk Researchers have discovered that the use of a pasteurised form of Akkermansia muciniphila - an intestinal bacteria provides greater protection from various cardiovascular disease risk factors....
03:16, 07/02/2019

Yet Another Health Problem Linked to Air Pollution: Eye Disease It’s no secret that air pollution isn’t good for your health. In particular, exposure to the byproducts of burning the fuel that powers most of our motor vehicles has been linked to higher risk of lung cancer, respiratory infections, stro...
06:00, 08/22/2019

Yankees, White Sox to play in Iowa next season “If you build it, they will come.” Major League Baseball has announced that the Yankees and White Sox will play a game at the site of the “Field of Dreams” field in Iowa on Aug. 13, 2020. According to renderings, an 8,000 sea...
21:48, 08/08/2019

US Man Deported To Iraq, Where He Never Lived. He Died Of A Disease Jimmy Aldaoud crouched on a sidewalk, miserable, hungry and short on insulin. The 41-year-old with diabetes and severe mental illness had spent nearly his whole life in Detroit until just over two......
20:16, 08/08/2019

Three cases of rat lungworm disease confirmed in Hawaii Health officials have now confirmed a total of three cases of rat lungworm disease in travelers who spent time in Hawaii. A report from the Hawaii Department of Health confirms the cases, which are believed to be unrelated to one another. The disease...
08:32, 05/28/2019

Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley: Farmers don't want aid, they want trade Farmers hurt by the ongoing U.S.-China trade war would rather have their markets back than the latest bailout from the Trump administration, says GOP Sen. Chuck Grassley....
19:00, 05/23/2019

Harris in Iowa, discusses Trump and other topics Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris campaigned in West Des Moines, Iowa on Wednesday. She criticized President Donald Trump's planned Fourth of July celebration and discussed topics including healthcare and busing. (July 4)  &#...
03:16, 07/04/2019

Fisher, Huskers pound Iowa 11-1 at Big Ten Tournament OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nate Fisher scattered four hits over seven innings and Nebraska pounded Iowa 11-1 on Friday to reach the semifinals of the Big Ten Tournament. Cam Chick had four RBIs for the Huskers (30-20), who finished off the Hawkeyes (31-23) i...
14:32, 05/24/2019

Iowa dentist won’t be charged for would-be burglar’s death MAQUOKETA, Iowa (AP) — A prosecutor says an Iowa dentist won’t be charged in the death of a man suspected of trying to steal items from the dentist’s office. Dr. Clyde Overturff had told officers that he was spending the night in an apart...
10:16, 05/23/2019

New sentencing set for ‘The Bachelor’ star in Iowa crash INDEPENDENCE, Iowa (AP) — A new sentencing date has been set for former “The Bachelor” star Chris Soules for leaving the scene of a fatal 2017 accident. The Des Moines Register reports Soules will be sentenced on Aug. 27 at the Buchanan C...
10:32, 05/28/2019

NSAID use for osteoarthritis may bring on cardiovascular disease People with osteoarthritis who take NSAIDs have a 23 percent higher likelihood of developing cardiac disease compared to people without the condition....
10:16, 08/07/2019

2020 Democrats will be tripping over each other in Iowa this weekend The race to the Iowa caucuses, now less than eight months away, gets its unofficial kick-off this weekend as nearly 20 Democratic primary candidates swarm the state, holding dozens of rallies before gathering in Cedar Rapids on Sunday to take turns p...
19:00, 06/08/2019

Iowa’s Jordan Bohannon out indefinitely with hip injury IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa point guard Jordan Bohannon is out indefinitely with a hip injury that could put his senior season in jeopardy. The Hawkeyes say Bohannon, who suffered the previously undisclosed injury early in 2018-19, will undergo surge...
12:16, 05/21/2019

Study links congenital heart disease to oil, gas development Mothers who live near heavy oil and gas developments are between 40 percent and 70 percent more likely to give birth to babies with congenital heart defects....
17:00, 07/18/2019

Chuck Schumer Is Trying to Clear the Iowa Senate Primary At a time when Democrats are largely focused on the presidential primary, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is trying to clear the way for a woman challenging Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst. A source familiar with the situation told TIME that Schumer flew ...
02:32, 06/25/2019

Why Bernie Sanders Stood Out at the Iowa State Fair Most candidates go to the fair to establish human connections with voters. Mr. Sanders’s approach underscored how his campaign is focused primarily on championing ideas....
20:00, 08/12/2019

Dog food may be putting your best friend at risk for a fatal disease There may be a link between the food your pooch is eating and potentially-fatal heart disease. The Food and Drug Administration said Thursday they’re investigating whether certain dog foods cause dilated cardiomyopathy, which can lead to conges...
15:00, 06/28/2019

Vitamin D, estradiol may protect against heart disease, diabetes Vitamin D and estrogen supplements may reduce various indicators of metabolic syndrome such as obesity, hyperglycemia, insulin resistance, and type 2 diabetes....
12:32, 06/12/2019

Iowa 'miracle baby' born weighing 13 ounces The parents rushed to Blank Children’s Hospital where Jaden was born via emergency C-section, reportedly swinging his arms and screaming despite his young gestational age....
11:48, 07/30/2019

Experimental Alzheimer’s drug targets gum disease bacteria A small trial testing a new kind of treatment for Alzheimer’s that blocks the toxins of P. gingivalis bacteria has had some encouraging preliminary results...
03:32, 07/18/2019

FDA investigates possible link between certain pet foods and heart disease in dogs The agency is investigating more than 500 cases of canine heart disease, identifying the brands of dog food that have been most frequently fed to pets with the disease, including Blue Buffalo, Merrick and Rachel Ray Nutrish....
18:48, 06/28/2019

Could gut bacteria explain the link between stress and autoimmune disease? A mouse study shows that persistent social stress alters gut bacteria in ways that raise the likelihood of immune system attacks on the body's own tissues....
12:16, 05/16/2019

FDA Says It's Still Investigating Possible Link Between Some Dog Foods and Canine Heart Disease The Food and Drug Administration said this week that it is continuing to investigate a troubling link between some pet food types and potentially fatal heart disease in dogs. As the investigation into any connection is ongoing, no pets foods have yet...
02:00, 06/29/2019

Big Ten grants waiver, Iowa’s Cordell Pemsl to return IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa forward Cordell Pemsl will return next season with two years of eligibility after the Big Ten Conference approved his hardship waiver. The Hawkeyes announced the decision Friday for Pemsl, who played just 29 minutes last s...
15:16, 05/10/2019

Liver disease related to obesity and diabetes rising in U.S. (Reuters Health) - The only liver disease becoming more widespread in the U.S. is one driven by obesity and diabetes, even as other types of liver disorders linked to drinking or hepatitis are becoming less common, researchers say....
06:32, 08/15/2019

Steve King Narrowly Won in Iowa in 2018. Now His Challenger Will Run Again. Mr. King, who has a history of racist remarks, has been elected to the House nine times, but J.D. Scholten came within 10,000 votes of toppling him in 2018....
09:16, 08/05/2019

Your dog may be at risk for developing heart disease based on their food, FDA says The FDA is continuing to investigate a potential connection between certain diets and cases of canine heart disease. Could your dog be affected?       ...
23:48, 06/27/2019

UK Lyme disease cases may be three times higher than estimated Researchers say tick-borne disease ‘is everywhere’ with 8,000 diagnoses likely in 2019Cases of Lyme disease in the UK may be three times higher than previous estimates, according to new research.After analysing the anonymous medical records of 8.4 mi...
00:48, 07/31/2019

NASCAR denies Chastain appeal of disqualification at Iowa DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — NASCAR has denied Ross Chastain’s appeal after his race-winning truck was disqualified following a postrace inspection at Iowa Speedway over the weekend. National Motorsports Appeals Panelist Bryan Moss heard Chastain...
13:16, 06/19/2019

Brazil reports atypical case of mad cow disease: ministry The Brazilian government reported on Friday a case of atypical mad cow disease in an animal in Mato Grosso state, according to a statement from the country's Agriculture Ministry....
15:00, 05/31/2019

Iowa places volleyball coach on 30-day paid leave IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa has placed volleyball coach Bond Shymansky on paid administrative leave for 30 days for what it says was an unspecified violation of NCAA rules. The Hawkeyes said Monday they notified the NCAA and an investigation is ongoi...
12:32, 05/20/2019

Insomnia may elevate risk of stroke, heart disease Insomnia may raise the risk of cardiovascular disease, heart failure and stroke. For the study, the researchers looked at data from multiple studies for 1.3 million people with and without heart disease and stroke....
20:00, 08/21/2019

Facebook Releases Maps to Help Fight Disease Outbreak Facebook has built new maps that can help its health partners better understand where people live, how they are moving and whether they have connectivity....
00:00, 05/21/2019

E-cigarette use, flavors may increase cardiovascular disease risk E-cigarettes are largely considered safer than traditional cigarettes, but a new study suggests use of the devices -- as well as the flavors, regardless of nicotine content -- may pose a new risk for heart disease....
09:00, 05/28/2019

Many Americans mistakenly use aspirin to prevent heart disease (Reuters Health) - - Many Americans regularly take aspirin without a doctor's recommendation, believing it will protect their hearts, a new study finds. The problem is that for those who don't already have heart disease, aspirin comes with some dange...
16:16, 07/22/2019

Teen finds prehistoric mastodon jaw in southern Iowa _____ IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A teen searching for arrowheads in southern Iowa found something much bigger: the prehistoric jawbone of a mastodon. The Iowa City Press-Citizen reports that the 30-inch bone belonged to a juvenile mastodon, an elephant-l...
15:32, 05/18/2019

Woman Dies After Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak in Atlanta Public health officials have confirmed 12 cases of the disease, including one death. A downtown Atlanta hotel has temporarily closed in the aftermath....
09:16, 08/08/2019

Iowa guard Isaiah Moss intends to transfer IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa guard Isaiah Moss has submitted his name in the NCAA transfer portal, joining forward Tyler Cook as starters expected to leave the program. The Hawkeyes announced on Thursday that Moss, who played 102 games at Iowa after r...
17:00, 05/02/2019

Psychological intervention helps patients prevent gum disease Researchers observed a reduction in dental plaque and bleeding, as well as an increase in dental cleanings among adults with moderate periodontal disease....
09:48, 04/28/2019

Loss of the UK’s ash trees due to fungal disease may cost £15 billion Ash dieback, a fungal disease in the UK’s ash trees, could cost the country nearly £15 billion in clean-up and lost ecosystem benefits like carbon sequestration...
10:48, 05/06/2019

Bayer's MRI contrast agent gets FDA approval for use in cardiac disease Bayer AG on Monday said U.S. regulators approved its contrast agent for use in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to assess patients with known or suspected coronary artery disease....
10:16, 07/15/2019

How NASA satellites are helping track disease outbreaks Mosquito-borne diseases are responsible for hundreds of thousands of deaths worldwide every year, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), which is why NASA has been working to help track outbreaks ....
10:48, 07/05/2019

Planning a trip to Iowa this summer? Here are 101 things to do while you're there Find Des Moines' and Iowa's best tourist attractions, fun things to do, vacation ideas, free activities and places to see around Iowa this summer.       ...
02:16, 06/27/2019

Iowa officials investigating death of man in police custody MAQUOKETA, Iowa (AP) — Eastern Iowa officials are investigating the death of a man in police custody. The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation says in a news release that the death happened Saturday morning after Jackson County Sheriff’s dep...
16:00, 06/15/2019

Growing evidence suggests Parkinson's disease starts in gut Research shows key proteins in disease can spread from gastrointestinal tract to brainEvidence that Parkinson’s disease may start off in the gut is mounting, according to new research showing proteins thought to play a key role in the disease can spr...
11:00, 06/26/2019

Democratic candidates are close behind Joe Biden in a new Iowa poll Dustin Chambers/Getty Images Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is leading the Democratic field in the crucial early caucus state of Iowa, according to a new poll. Closely trailing Biden are Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, with S...
13:16, 06/09/2019

Researchers find cause for increased disease burden after midlife When important molecular programs that encourage longevity begin to break down, that's when the body crosses over into the stage of a midlife crisis....
14:16, 06/06/2019

Living with HIV means increased risk of heart disease (Reuters Health) - People living with HIV are more likely to get heart disease than those without the virus, making it all the more critical they do things like exercise, eat well, and avoid smoking, U.S. doctors say....
14:48, 06/06/2019

F.D.A. Links 16 Brands of Dog Food to Canine Heart Disease Most of the dog foods identified in the new F.D.A. report, the latest in a monthslong investigation, contain peas, lentils and other grain alternatives....
05:00, 06/30/2019

Dozens of 2020 hopefuls aim to break through with Iowa voters A parade of Democratic presidential hopefuls will each try to turn a few precious minutes before Iowa voters on Friday into the momentum needed to catapult their campaigns in the critical state, which will hold the first nominating contest in Februar...
13:16, 08/09/2019

Davenport, Iowa, remains flooded from breached levee Blocks of Davenport, Iowa, remained flooded Thursday after a levee that was supposed to have kept high Mississippi River water out breached earlier in the week....
12:00, 05/03/2019

Measles nears record in US as the disease spreads in New York The CDC confirmed 71 new cases of measles last week, bringing the total for the year to 626 cases. In 2010, the worst year on record since measles was said to be eradicated in the U.S., the CDC confirmed 667 cases....
14:16, 04/28/2019

Biden in his element in Iowa – is he still the Democrat most likely to beat Trump? The former vice-president’s folksy charm went down well at the state fair – but critics say the party needs a bolder 2020 candidateJoe Biden hardly seemed to be sweating.He was standing on a small wooden stage at the Iowa state fair, a large crowd ar...
05:16, 08/10/2019

Is targeting brain inflammation the key to beating Alzheimer’s disease? The past decade of Alzheimer’s disease research has been fraught with disappointment. Years of focus on one hallmark of the disease ultimately resulted in no progress toward treatment or prevention. Could inflammation be the key to finding a dr...
20:00, 07/12/2019

Biden still leads in 2020 Iowa poll, three others fight for second Former Vice President Joe Biden still leads the Democratic pack of presidential contenders in a poll of Iowa voters released on Saturday, with Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and Pete Buttigieg in a tight battle for second place....
19:16, 06/08/2019

FDA investigates possible link between certain dog food brands, heart disease CNBC – The Food and Drug Administration is investigating a potential link between certain brands of dog food, including Blue Buffalo, Merrick and Rachel Ray Nutrish, and an increased risk of heart disease in pets. The agency is looking into mor...
13:48, 07/01/2019

Gum disease treatment for Alzheimer’s lowers signs of inflammation A small trial testing a new kind of treatment for Alzheimer’s that blocks the toxins of P. gingivalis bacteria has had some encouraging preliminary results...
11:16, 07/17/2019

NYC high schoolers follow de Blasio to Iowa to question him Mayor Bill de Blasio, who’s repeatedly ditched the city since launching his quixotic presidential run, may hate hanging around New Yorkers. But some of them are so mad at him, they’re willing to track the derelict mayor all the way to Iowa. At a brea...
17:32, 06/08/2019

Nick Nurse returns to Iowa for celebration of his career Toronto coach Nick Nurse's improbable path to the NBA title began in Iowa way back in the 1980s. Carroll returned to his home state for a celebration of a career _ and a family reunion on a farm where his late mother grew up.    ...
19:48, 06/30/2019

Biden remains the Democrat to beat despite Iowa fumble Biden's rivals remain confident that his fumbles, like the one in Iowa this week, eventually will catch up to him, undermining his electability argument....
12:48, 08/10/2019

Florida’s palm trees under attack by deadly disease DAVIE, Fla. — Florida’s iconic palm trees are under attack from a fatal disease that turns them to dried crisps in months, with no chance for recovery once they become ill. Spread by a rice-sized, plant-hopping insect, lethal bronzing has gone from a...
07:00, 08/20/2019

Democrats in Iowa Offer Plans to Combat Gun Violence In the wake of the mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, Democratic presidential candidates on Saturday emphasized the urgent need to confront gun violence in America....
09:48, 08/10/2019

Lifestyle stressed in cardiovascular disease prevention guideline NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A new guideline from the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association emphasizes social determinants of health and calls for their incorporation into shared decision-making to optimize prevention of ca...
18:16, 08/09/2019

Iowa Official, 66, Says His Love of Tupac Wasn’t What Got Him Fired Jerry Foxhoven, the former director of the state’s Department of Human Services, was removed days after he sent an email celebrating the rapper to 4,300 employees....
15:00, 07/17/2019

These Scientists Want to Redefine Alzheimer's as a 'Double-Prion' Disease Researchers this week say their work should upturn the conventional narrative of how Alzheimer’s disease happens. They argue the progression of Alzheimer’s is driven by a very specific form of two proteins that play a crucial role in the disease, and...
06:32, 05/03/2019

In Iowa, Biden slams Trump on trade, China Speaking in Iowa hours ahead of Donald Trump, Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden ripped the Republican president's trade policies, saying that farmers were being caught in the crossfire between the United States and China....
15:32, 06/11/2019

Protein promotes DNA repair, may treat Parkinson's disease Alpha-synuclein works to repair DNA damage in neurons of mice, which may prevent cell death -- and could lead to new treatments for Parkinson's disease and similar conditions, according to new research....
22:16, 07/29/2019

Steve King Was Brutally Rejected By Trump in Iowa Extremely racist Congressman Steve King was apparently not allowed to ride on Air Force One with President Trump during his campaign visit to Iowa this week, two GOP officials told CNN....
16:16, 06/11/2019

Malnutrition, disease rising in North Korea: aid organization Rates of malnutrition and disease are increasing in North Korea as it faces a harvest that is half of what was expected, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) said on Thursday....
01:32, 07/18/2019

Davenport, Iowa flooded after river barrier fails Crews evacuated people from some buildings and cars Tuesday afternoon after a flood barrier failed along the Mississippi River, sending floodwaters rushing into downtown Davenport, Iowa. (May 1)        ...
05:16, 05/01/2019

Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak May Have Sickened Dozens in Atlanta The state said 11 people had contracted the disease and 55 more cases were “probable.” A Sheraton hotel linked to the outbreak has voluntarily closed for now....
07:48, 07/30/2019

Evacuations in Iowa city after Mississippi flash flood Part of downtown Davenport, Iowa, a city of over 100,000 people, was flooded on Tuesday after a temporary levee broke and water from the rising Mississippi River surged in, forcing dozens of people to evacuate....
19:16, 04/30/2019

WWE's Part-Timer Disease Is Now A Year-Round Problem Monday’s episode of Raw closed with The Miz hosting a contract signing for what was supposed to be a SummerSlam match with Dolph Ziggler, which certainly sounds like typical WWE stuff. The fact that it was happening in the main event was a bit suspic...
22:48, 08/08/2019

Dozens Of US Teens Hospitalised With Lung Disease After Vaping US health officials are investigating the cases of dozens of people, mainly teens, who were hospitalized with severe lung injuries in recent weeks after vaping, though the precise cause of their......
17:00, 08/15/2019

De Blasio didn’t believe Trump’s ICE threats so he stayed in Iowa ​Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Wednesday that he campaigned in Iowa instead of being in the city after President Trump announced mass ICE raids on illegal immigrants because he didn’t believe the administration would carry through on the threat....
15:32, 07/17/2019

Trump and Biden trade blows while campaigning in Iowa President Trump and Joe Biden traded blows on Tuesday as they stumped in the key battleground state of Iowa — with the commander in chief calling the ex-veep “a dummy” and Biden mocking Trump’s name-calling as childish. “I heard Biden was a los...
21:32, 06/11/2019

Kamala Harris, in a Pivot, Makes Her Play for Iowa After months of putting the state on the back-burner, Ms. Harris has stepped up her presence in Iowa, spending more days there in recent weeks than she did through June....
10:37, 08/11/2019

Vaping-linked lung disease cases jump from 94 to 153 in 5 days, CDC says Enlarge / A person exhales vapor while using an electronic cigarette device in San Francisco, California on Monday, June 24, 2019. (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) Cases of severe lung disease linked to vaping rose from 94 to 153—a jump of over 60%—in ...
17:32, 08/22/2019

What’s really behind the spread of Lyme disease? Clue: it’s not the Pentagon | Peter Beaumont After my tick bite I realised that the climate crisis was a more likely culprit than any conspiracy theory about weaponisationThe first indication I’d picked up a tick-borne disease three years ago was the excruciating arthritic pain in my feet as I ...
06:32, 07/19/2019

Open heart surgery better than stents for multivessel disease, study says People with multiple blocked arteries of the heart have a better chance for survival if they receive coronary grafting surgery, rather than stents, new findings show....
23:16, 05/03/2019

Iowa man accused of anti-Semitic calls released on bond An Iowa man accused of making threatening and anti-Semitic calls to a New York City Jewish organization was released on a $50,000 bond following a short hearing in Manhattan federal court Wednesday. Garrett Kelsey kept his mouth shut when asked to co...
13:16, 08/07/2019

APNewsBreak: Iowa aide fired after reporting opioid scheme A secretary at Iowa's school for juvenile offenders has been fired after using her job to purchase pain pills from a former student who she says demanded payments to keep quiet about the transaction....
09:16, 05/24/2019

Judge delays sentence for ‘The Bachelor’ star in Iowa crash INDEPENDENCE, Iowa (AP) — A judge has delayed sentencing for former “The Bachelor” star Chris Soules for leaving the scene of a fatal 2017 accident. The decision comes after Judge Andrea Dryer ruled Tuesday that she will disregard letters...
14:00, 05/21/2019

Incyte's Jakafi gets FDA approval to treat Graft vs Host Disease The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Incyte Corp's treatment for acute Graft versus Host disease (GvHD), an inflammatory response by the immune system after a bone marrow transplant....
13:16, 05/24/2019

Rainy forecast postpones Iowa-Nebraska game at B10 tourney OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Iowa-Nebraska game at the Big Ten Tournament has been postponed until Friday morning because of inclement weather in the Omaha, Nebraska, area on Thursday night. The Ohio State-Maryland game Thursday was delayed 95 minutes beca...
19:32, 05/23/2019

4 Your Health: More teens trying to lose weight and preventing Alzheimer’s disease More than a third of older teens in the United States try to lose weight each year. A new government study looked at weight loss attempts of adolescents between 16 and 19-years-old. Over 37 percent said they had tried to shed extra pounds within the ...
21:48, 07/17/2019

Malnutrition, disease kill at least 139 displaced in Indonesia's Papua - group Thousands of people in Indonesia's easternmost province of Papua have been displaced by fighting between soldiers and separatists, and at least 139 of them have died from malnutrition and disease, an aid group said on Thursday....
11:00, 07/18/2019

Iowa executive was not sacked for loving Tupac Shakur, says governor Kim Reynolds says a ‘number of factors’ were behind the dismissal of state human services chief Jerry FoxhovenThe governor of Iowa has denied firing a senior executive because he sent emails to staff praising Tupac Shakur and exhorting them to listen...
21:32, 07/18/2019

Scientists call for volunteers to help pre-empt deadly plant disease Britain free of Xylella fastidiosa, known as cuckoo spit, but experts are on high alertScientists are calling for thousands of keen-eyed volunteers to report findings of frothy spittle, often called cuckoo spit and found on plants across the UK, in a...
09:00, 05/26/2019

FDA grants Jacobus Pharma approval for rare disease drug Jacobus Pharmaceutical Co Inc on Monday won U.S. approval for the first drug to treat children with Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome, a rare autoimmune disorder....
16:00, 05/06/2019

Tupac-Obsessed Iowa Public Servant Resigns In Mystery The Iowa Department for Human Services provides services to the poor, children, senior citizens, and people with mental illness, addictions, or disabilities. Jerry Foxhoven, a retired law professor, was appointed to head up the agency in 2017, and un...
12:00, 07/17/2019

Facebook used its AI smarts to build detailed disease prevention maps Facebook has created highly detailed population maps to help health organizations, researchers and universities tackle disease outbreaks and plan public health campaigns. They focus on population density with demographic estimates, how people move an...
09:00, 05/20/2019

Briscoe overtakes Bell late for NASCAR Xfinity win in Iowa Chase Briscoe passed Christopher Bell with seven laps to go and won the NASCAR Xfinity race at Iowa Speedway on for his first victory of the year       ...
18:16, 07/27/2019

New disease threats pose danger to snow leopard population Several infections are posing a threat to the wild snow leopards population, along with the people and other animals surrounding their habitat, new research shows....
09:32, 06/06/2019

Kamala Harris nabs endorsement from Iowa power couple The influential Iowa political couple Sue and Bob Dvorsky announced their endorsement on Saturday of California Sen. Kamala Harris for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination....
12:48, 08/10/2019

States differ in preparedness for disasters, disease outbreaks and other emergencies Some states are not as prepared as others for disasters, extreme weather and other emergencies. 24/7 Wall St. ranked them by level of preparedness.        ...
05:32, 06/06/2019

Klobuchar’s mental health policy inspires Iowa endorsement DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar’s (KLOH’-buh-sharz) mental health policy has inspired her first Iowa endorsement. State Rep. Ruth Ann Gaines is one of Iowa’s four black legislators and the mot...
04:32, 06/06/2019

Biden slams Trump on trade, China during Iowa speech Speaking in Iowa hours ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump, Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden ripped the Republican president's trade policies, saying that farmers were being caught in the crossfire between the United States and China....
20:16, 06/11/2019

Medicaid expansion tied to fewer heart disease deaths (Reuters Health) - With increased access to insurance under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), known as Obamacare, fewer middle-aged people are dying from heart disease, a U.S. study suggests....
19:32, 06/07/2019

Nearly 1,400 have died of Ebola in Congo. Now, the contagious disease has spread to Uganda A 5-year-old boy in Uganda became the first cross-border victim in the current outbreak of the Ebola virus, which has killed nearly 1,400 in Congo.        ...
08:16, 06/12/2019

Relaxed UK salt policy tied to more heart disease, cancers (Reuters Health) - Declines in salt consumption in England have slowed since a 2011 shift in government policy gave greater freedom to the food industry to set and monitor targets for curbing salt intake, a new study suggests....
15:00, 07/24/2019

Iowa dad hailed a hero after he dies while saving daughter from dog attack An Iowa man died over the weekend after police say he was fatally injured saving the life of his 5-year-old daughter — who was being mauled by a dog. Deputies with the Lee County Sheriff’s Office were called to a Fort Madison home near the Old ...
05:00, 06/05/2019

President Trump and Joe Biden Will Overlap in Iowa After Months of Jabbing Each Other (DES MOINES, Iowa) — After months of jabbing each other from afar, President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden will overlap Tuesday in Iowa, a state that’s critical to their political futures. For Biden, a convincing win in next year...
08:00, 06/11/2019

De Blasio to ditch Puerto Rican Day parade to campaign in Iowa Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to ditch his own city’s National Puerto Rican Day Parade — so he can campaign in corn country as part of his long-shot 2020 presidential campaign. The 62nd annual procession up Fifth Avenue — billed as ...
13:48, 06/06/2019

Inflammatory bowel disease patients have higher health costs (Reuters Health) - People with inflammatory bowel disease - either Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis - may incur health costs more than three times higher than individuals without these conditions, a U.S. study suggests....
19:32, 06/07/2019

Iowa Supreme Court refuses to stop Branstad trial DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Supreme Court has denied a request by the attorney for former Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad to stop a civil trial in which Branstad is accused of discrimination against a gay former state worker’s compensation commis...
18:00, 06/07/2019

Iowa man charged after backing over child with lawnmower while intoxicated, police say Tanner J. Miller, who was driving the lawnmower at the child's home when he backed over the child, was charged with operating while intoxicated.        ...
11:32, 06/07/2019

Parade of Democratic 2020 hopefuls push for momentum in Iowa A cavalcade of Democratic presidential hopefuls on Friday tried to turn a few precious minutes before Iowa voters into the momentum needed to catapult their campaigns in the pivotal state....
21:48, 08/09/2019

At Iowa’s Wing Ding Dinner, Democrats Assail G.O.P. on Gun Control Nearly all of the 2020 Democratic candidates gave speeches at the annual event, and while many joked about the size of the field, most sought to contrast themselves with President Trump....
19:48, 08/09/2019

Biden seeks to keep edge as 2020 Democrats flood Iowa Former Vice President Joe Biden said he was not taking his front-runner status for granted as he returned to Iowa on Thursday, ahead of a wave of rival Democratic presidential contenders who will in coming days visit the state that starts the party's...
13:16, 08/09/2019

4 Your Health: Exercise may halt physical signs of Alzheimer’s disease Exercise may be able to halt the physical signs of Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers from the University of Wisconsin studied over 300 people who had a family history of Alzheimer’s. Overall, there was a decrease in cognitive abilities and...
14:16, 08/10/2019

CNN Iowa poll: Warren, Buttigieg show strength and five more key takeaways This weekend's new CNN/Des Moines Register/Mediacom poll shows former Vice President Joe Biden leading the pack with 24% and a close fight for second between Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders at 16%, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren at 15% and South Ben...
18:00, 06/10/2019

Iowa’s Likely Outcome for 2020 Contenders: A Field of Broken Dreams The nation’s first presidential caucus is always important, but with more than 20 Democrats running this time, the need for a strong showing is far more urgent....
03:48, 05/13/2019

18 Candidates. 72 Hours. A Hectic Weekend at the Iowa State Fair. Democratic presidential candidates descended on Des Moines to meet prized Iowa caucus voters, spend time with their families and, of course, eat some food on a stick....
20:00, 08/12/2019

Trial of HIV prevention implant hailed as boost in fight against disease Device tested in humans for first time, raising prospect of ‘fit and forget’ treatmentAn implant containing an HIV-prevention drug has been trialled in humans, in a step experts have hailed as an exciting development in curtailing infections.Pre-expo...
18:16, 07/23/2019

Frogs find disease-free haven in New Guinea, scientists want to keep it that way The island of New Guinea in the Indonesian archipelago remains one of the last refuges free of chytrid fungus, a deadly frog infection that has already wiped out 90 frog species around the world....
13:00, 06/03/2019

Democratic candidates set for key 'soapbox' moments at Iowa State Fair Six months ahead of the Democratic Iowa caucuses, the first key vote in next year's presidential primary campaign, most of the party's challengers will appear at the state's fair in the coming days, beginning Thursday....
10:48, 08/08/2019

Biden leads in Iowa, but Warren is closing the gap, new poll finds The survey, released Thursday, shows the former vice president winning the support of 28 percent of likely 2020 Iowa Democratic caucus voters, while Warren takes 19 percent....
08:48, 08/08/2019

Motor neurone disease researchers find link to microbes in gut Study could eventually lead to new treatments for neurodegenerative conditionScientists have found tantalising clues that the devastating condition motor neurone disease may be linked to changes in microbes that live in the gut.Studies in mice reveal...
10:48, 07/22/2019

Genetic risk at fault for 30 percent of heart disease cases While diet and lifestyle play a large role in heart disease, researchers in Sweden report that more than 30 percent of cases are caused by genetics -- much higher than previously thought....
15:32, 06/18/2019

Scott Parel shoots 66, opens 5-shot lead in Iowa DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Scott Parel shot a 6-under 66 on Saturday to extend his lead to five strokes in the PGA Tour Champions’ Principal Charity Classic. Parel had a 15-under 129 total at Wakonda Club to break the tournament 36-hole record of ...
16:32, 06/01/2019

Scott Parel shoots 9-under 63, takes 2-stroke lead in Iowa DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Scott Parel matched the course record with a 9-under 63 on Friday to take a two-shot lead in the PGA Tour Champions’ Principal Charity Classic. Parel tied the Wakonda Club mark set by Billy Andrade in 2016. Chris DiMarco...
15:16, 05/31/2019

Iowa man marries girlfriend shortly before passing away from liver cancer WAVERLY, Iowa – Abraham Lincoln once said in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years. That’s how you can remember 20-year-old Tristan Laue. He sadly died on April 27th, after a battle with a rare form of liver...
11:16, 05/07/2019

APNewsBreak: Iowa patrol lieutenant faces inquiry over move IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa State Patrol is conducting an internal investigation into a manager who received $40,000 in benefits to relocate to western Iowa but for tax purposes recently claimed a newly built house 120 miles away as his residence...
10:16, 05/07/2019

Kentucky toddler contracts rare disease from tick bite A toddler fell into a weeklong near-coma in Kentucky after contracting a rare disease from a tick bite, according to his family. Jackson Oblisk’s dad Brandon thought nothing of what he assumed was an innocent insect on his son’s neck in t...
13:16, 06/03/2019

Chastain takes NASCAR Truck race at Iowa Speedway NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — Ross Chastain cruised to a win in the NASCAR Truck Series race on Sunday at Iowa Speedway, his second victory of 2019. Chastain led the final 141 laps to clinch his second win in four races — but his first since he switched his ch...
11:48, 06/16/2019

Antibiotic therapy slows Alzheimer's disease in male mice A long-term antibiotic treatment limited the growth of amyloid plaques in the brain by decreasing inflammation in the gut microbiome of male mice, researchers report in a new study....
14:48, 05/16/2019

Andrew Yang qualifies for September debates with new Iowa poll Businessman Andrew Yang notched his fourth qualifying poll on Thursday, meaning he has now met the threshold to participate in the third Democratic primary debate in September....
19:48, 08/08/2019

Teen finds prehistoric jaw bone of mastodon on Iowa farm A teenager got a big surprise while looking for arrowheads on an Iowa farm. Instead of any arrowheads, the teen found a 30-inch jaw bone of a mastodon — a prehistoric hairy elephant, related to the mammoth. Mastodons went extinct about 10,000 y...
19:32, 05/16/2019

Man pleads guilty to killing Iowa State University golfer AMES, Iowa (AP) — A homeless man charged in the killing of a former Iowa State University golfer has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder. The Des Moines Register reports that 22-year-old Collin Richards entered the plea during a hearing Friday. He ...
22:48, 06/14/2019

Iowa veteran, 20, marries girlfriend hours before cancer death An Army veteran from Iowa received his final wish to marry the love of his life just hours before he tragically died at the age of 20 from liver cancer....
06:48, 05/09/2019

Cardiovascular disease: 7 simple steps that lower future risk New research examines how adhering to the American Heart Association's recommendations for a healthy heart predicts future risk of cardiovascular disease....
11:16, 06/04/2019

Podimetrics completes $13.4 million funding for disease-detecting foot mat Podimetrics, the maker of a smart foot mat that detects warning signs of diabetic foot ulcers, said on Thursday it raised $13.4 million in a funding round led by a group of investors, including venture capital firm Scientific Health Development....
04:32, 05/09/2019

Biden will claim Trump is unfit for office in Iowa speech Joe Biden will go directly after President Trump in a speech in Iowa later Tuesday, claiming the commander-in-chief is unfit for the White House and hitting him over his relationship with authoritarian leaders in Russia and North Korea and his tariff...
08:48, 06/11/2019

The ‘extreme’ pregnancy disease shared by Amber Rose, Amy Schumer “I want to be out, I want to be cute and I want to show off my belly,” says Amber Rose. Instead, the 35-year old model told her 18.7 million Instagram followers, “I just can’t get off this couch. I’m tired and I just want to barf all day.” Rose, who ...
14:48, 06/03/2019

Iowa Supreme Court says crude oil pipeline legally permitted The Iowa Supreme Court on Friday said the Dakota Access crude oil pipeline was legally permitted in the state, dealing a blow to a group of landowners and environmentalists challenging the operation....
09:32, 05/31/2019

Florida's iconic palm trees threatened by invasive disease Florida's iconic palm trees are under attack from a fatal disease that turns them to dried crisps in months, with no chance for recovery once they become ill....
03:16, 08/19/2019

This is the worst year for measles in the US since the disease was eliminated nationally in 2000 As of Wednesday afternoon, 695 cases of measles were confirmed in 22 states, the CDC announced, surpassing the previous high of 667 cases for all of 2014....
14:16, 04/28/2019

Republican Iowa senator says Trump EPA 'screwed us' with biofuel waivers Iowa's Republican Senator Chuck Grassley said the Trump administration's Environmental Protection Agency has "screwed" the U.S. ethanol industry and farmers by granting waivers to 31 small petroleum refineries, effectively exempting them from an obli...
14:00, 08/16/2019

Toddler dies in hot car in Iowa as heat index hits 107 degrees A 16-month-old girl died after being left in a car in Iowa as the heat index soared to 107 degrees, according to reports. The unidentified toddler was found in a car in Sioux City at 4 p.m. Sunday, when the temperature was 98 degrees with the higher ...
09:32, 07/02/2019

Some Iowa towns have been underwater for weeks. The big question: Will residents come back? Weeks after Missouri River floodwaters inundated entire towns, some Iowa communities long in decline have begun to confront the challenge that lies ahead.        ...
17:00, 04/30/2019

A Mystery Disease Is Killing Children, and Questions Linger About Lychees Researchers said the fruit was behind annual outbreaks of a fatal syndrome in eastern India. But local doctors say that theory can’t explain all the cases....
22:16, 06/25/2019

Walnuts may lower blood pressure, risk for heart disease People who switched out 5 percent of saturated fat in their diets for walnuts had lower central diastolic blood pressure readings than those who didn't make the change....
07:48, 05/02/2019

Downtown Davenport, Iowa Floods After Temporary Levees Fail Downtown Davenport, Iowa flooded after HESCO barriers in the region failed sometime around 3:30 p.m. local time as the Mississippi River rose to nearly 22 feet, with no injuries reported but authorities and volunteers having to rescue some people by ...
21:00, 04/30/2019

A temporary low-calorie diet may reduce inflammatory bowel disease An intermittent low-calorie diet eased inflammatory bowel disease in mice and it may do the same for people with Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis...
10:32, 04/28/2019

CDC investigates more than 150 cases of 'severe pulmonary disease' involving vaping Health officials warned Wednesday that “vaping” has led to more than 150 cases of “severe pulmonary disease” in 16 states as use of e-cigarette products continues to grow among adolescents and young adults. ...
16:32, 08/22/2019

Sitting for television, but not work, increases heart disease risk Sitting and watching television for an extended period of time brings with it a higher risk of cardiovascular risk and an earlier death, a new study says -- but that exercise can cancel out the effect....
11:00, 06/26/2019

‘Racist Bone’ Disease: The Diagnosis, Treatment and Causes of Skeletal Racism For centuries, some of America’s most distinguished public figures have averted criticism of prejudice and bigotry by conducting amateur psychological exams on themselves and declaring to the world that they “don’t have a racist bone in their body.” ...
07:32, 06/25/2019

Skipping breakfast linked to heart disease death risk Researchers say skipping breakfast can increase risk of dying from heart disease, with a new study showing an 87 percent spike in risk for those who never consume the morning meal....
09:48, 04/28/2019

Bernie Sanders walks in Iowa Fourth of July parade Senator and presidential candidate Bernie Sanders walked in West Des Moines, Iowa's Fourth of July parade on Wednesday. (July 4)        ...
03:16, 07/04/2019

Woman who survived flesh-eating disease: It looked like my leg ‘was rotting off’ A woman in Florida on Tuesday recalled how she nearly died after contracting a flesh-eating disease while scalloping off the Gulf Coast. Patty Born, from Santa Rosa County, Florida, told WEAR-TV that she’s thankful to be alive after contracting...
23:32, 07/16/2019

Crohn's Disease Patient Seemingly Cured by Vegetarian Diet For people with the debilitating gut condition Crohn’s disease, there’s often little that can be done to completely prevent their recurring episodes of painful gastrointestinal symptoms. But a new case study out this month suggests that one patient h...
17:48, 06/25/2019

Ponca Tribe scores win in fight to keep Iowa casino open OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Ponca Tribe of Nebraska has secured another legal win to keep its new casino in western Iowa open, despite the best efforts of the states of Iowa and Nebraska. The National Indian Gaming Commission ruled Wednesday in the tribe&...
10:00, 05/02/2019

Why cat people and dog people's personalities match those of their pet People's personalities often have more in common with their dog or cat than their friends, and now we know why owners and their animals are such a purr-fect match...
09:16, 07/05/2019

China's first-half pork output falls amid disease outbreak China's pork output fell by less than expected in the first half as the country tackles a devastating disease outbreak, although official data showed conflicting figures on the size of the decline in the hog herd....
02:00, 07/15/2019

Tyson Foods beats profit estimates, eyes fatal hog disease Tyson Foods Inc said on Monday that quarterly profits beat Wall Street estimates and projected the meat company could reap significant gains from an incurable hog disease spreading across Asia....
08:48, 05/06/2019

Deer slaughter may not stem rise in Lyme disease, experts warn Scientists urge caution because infected ticks may also be spread by many other speciesBritain’s deer are being unfairly singled out as the chief culprits in spreading Lyme disease, experts claim. By contrast, they say the role played by other factor...
22:16, 08/03/2019

North Korea reveals explosive HIV outbreak—after claiming to be disease-free Enlarge / This undated picture released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on October 18, 2016, shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (C) inspecting the newly built Ryugyong General Ophthalmic Hospital in Pyongyang. (credit:...
14:16, 06/25/2019

Why do women face higher heart disease risk after breast cancer? New research confirms that women who have undergone breast cancer therapy are more at risk of cardiovascular disease, and it also shows why this may be....
11:32, 06/20/2019

The Newest Audience for Democrats’ Climate Change Plans: Iowa Farmers As in other years, Democratic presidential candidates hitting the Iowa State Fair this weekend came armed with policy ideas targeted at rural farmers who dominate the state. The difference this time: Those proposals were about climate change. In a si...
04:32, 08/13/2019

Georgia toddler diagnosed with rare ovarian cancer now disease-free The 2-year-old Georgia girl who touched hearts worldwide when her parents shared that she had been diagnosed with a rare form of ovarian cancer is now celebrating being cancer-free....
11:00, 06/19/2019

Misinformation and growing distrust on vaccines, ‘dangerous as a disease’ says UNICEF chief  Vaccines save millions of lives, and yet misinformation, limited availability and inadequate access to services have left large numbers of children in jeopardy, prompting the United Nations Children’s Fund to convene a high-level UN event on Friday t...
20:16, 06/28/2019

'The center of the political universe' — Iowa is even more important than usual in the 2020 election While it holds the first Democratic presidential caucuses, Iowa carries even more intrigue as it is affected by trade issues and flooding during President Trump's reelection bid....
23:00, 05/06/2019

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease: New drug proves 'safe' and effective A double-blind, placebo-controlled randomized clinical trial finds the right dosage at which a drug 'safely' treats nonalcoholic fatty liver disease....
00:48, 07/31/2019

High levels of exhaust pollutants may raise risk for degenerative eye disease (Reuters Health) - Exposure to high levels of exhaust may raise the risk of the vision robbing disease called age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a new study suggests....
16:32, 08/20/2019

Global pork prices rise amid China’s pig disease outbreak BEIJING — Hong Kong retiree Lee Wai-man loves pork fresh from the market but eats a lot less now that the price has jumped as China struggles with a deadly swine disease that has sent shockwaves through global meat markets. China produces and consume...
04:00, 05/20/2019

In Iowa Donald Trump talks energy, Joe Biden criticizes tariffs President Donald Trump and 2020 Democratic challenger Joe Biden stumped on opposite ends of Iowa on Tuesday, both making tariffs a focus of their remarks....
21:16, 06/11/2019

Bronx girl who lost arm to ‘nightmare’ flesh-eating disease on the mend Seven-year-old Amillian Villa just got a new bike — and a new arm so she can ride it. The Bronx girl, known as Mimi, suffered a heartbreaking amputation of her left arm after she was stricken with flesh-eating bacteria just as she started kinde...
16:32, 07/20/2019

NHS to fund drug that prolongs lives of children with muscle-wasting disease Spinraza to be made available to spinal muscular atrophy patientsA drug that could prolong the lives of children with a rare muscle-wasting disease has been approved by the NHS in England after lengthy negotiations with the manufacturer over the high...
02:48, 05/15/2019

| Pastor confirmed with Ebola as disease spreads in Democratic Republic of Congo The first case of Ebola has been confirmed in Goma, the biggest city to have been affected by the disease since its outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo last August, the health ministry has said....
23:00, 07/15/2019

In rural Iowa feud, sheriff won't honor small town's arrests An unusual circumstance let a speeding drunk driver avoid a trip to jail after her recent arrest in this small eastern Iowa town: the sheriff isn't honoring arrests made in Durant....
13:16, 06/13/2019

Judge orders life sentence for Iowa coach who abused players CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — A judge has sentenced an influential Iowa youth basketball coach to an effective lifetime prison sentence for secretly collecting sexual images of 440 boys and fondling more than a dozen over a 20-year period. U.S. District ...
17:00, 05/02/2019

Peripheral artery disease risk lasts 30 years after stopping smoking The negative effects of smoking can still linger decades after quitting the habit, as a new study shows with findings that 30 years after quitting, increased risk for peripheral artery disease can persist....
16:16, 07/23/2019

Penske's Newgarden extends points' lead with win in delayed Iowa race Championship leader Josef Newgarden won the heavily delayed IndyCar Iowa 300, beating a hard-charging Scott Dixon in what was a dominant display by Team Penske...
01:48, 07/21/2019

A New York Man Was Killed by a Rare Brain-Infecting Disease Spread by Ticks The most dangerous bug in the United States helped kill a New York resident, state health officials reported Thursday. The man is believed to have died from a viral disease spread by ticks called Powassan fever. Though cases of Powassan remain rare, ...
18:16, 08/01/2019

HIV patients at higher risk for early heart disease, lack of care Antiretroviral therapy used with HIV patients opens them up to heart disease, sudden cardiac failure, heart failure and sudden cardiac deaths compared to people without the virus....
14:48, 06/04/2019

Citrus greening research in Florida yields new tool in battle against disease A new machine being developed in Florida might provide another weapon against the spread of citrus greening disease, which has decimated citrus crops worldwide....
09:32, 05/02/2019

7-year-old with rare disease needs mixed-race donor to save his life The family of a 7-year-old New York boy battling a rare disease is desperately searching for someone with the same mixed heritage to help save his life. Asaya Bullock, of Parkchester, was diagnosed at birth with IPEX syndrome, a disease that causes h...
15:00, 05/29/2019

China June soybean imports fall on trade war, deadly pig disease China's soybean imports fell 11.5% in June from May, customs data showed on Friday, as the Sino-U.S. trade war and an outbreak of deadly African swine fever curb demand....
05:32, 07/12/2019

Toddler diagnosed with rare cancer after suspected ear infection is now disease-free A toddler whose facial nerves were damaged during surgery to remove a huge tumor which doctors first believed was an ear infection is now cancer free, just months after her parents were told she may not survive. ...
13:16, 05/09/2019

Lyme disease in England and Wales is most common in older, white women An analysis of hospital records has found that people with Lyme disease in hospitals in England and Wales tend to be white, female and relatively affluent...
20:01, 08/14/2019

Vaping linked to 94 mysterious cases of severe lung disease in 14 states Enlarge / A person smokes a Juul Labs Inc. e-cigarette i (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Saturday that it’s investigating a puzzling burst of severe lung-disease cases linked to e-cigarette produ...
08:48, 08/19/2019

A Fecal Parasite Is Causing More Disease Outbreaks, and Swimming Pools May Be to Blame, CDC Says A recent announcement from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) may put a damper on summer fun. A fecal parasite often spread by swimming is causing an increasing number of illness outbreaks, the agency says. The number of diseas...
04:16, 07/02/2019

Former Iowa AAU basketball coach Greg Stephen sentenced to 180 years in prison Ex-Iowa AAU basketball coach Greg Stephen, who solicited explicit photos from more than 400 boys over a 20-year period, was sentenced to 180 years in prison....
02:00, 05/03/2019

Overuse of heartburn drugs linked to heart, kidney disease, cancer Researchers have linked popular drugs like Prevacid, Prilosec, Nexium and other proton pump inhibitors to a higher risk of death by cardiovascular and chronic kidney disease, as well as upper gastrointestinal cancer....
15:16, 05/30/2019

Joe Biden’s lead slips in Democratic field, Iowa poll shows Biden polled at 24%, Bernie Sanders is second with 16%, ahead of Elizabeth Warren with 15% and Pete Buttigieg, with 14%On the heels of a major Iowa poll which showed a big slip in his big lead over the Democratic field, Joe Biden was conspicuous by h...
08:32, 06/09/2019

Iowa GOP chairman: Steve King rape and incest comments are 'outrageous' The chairman of the Iowa Republican Party condemned comments made by Rep. Steve King about the effect that rape and incest has had on the global population....
15:00, 08/16/2019

Photos: Democratic presidential hopefuls address gun safety forum in Iowa Democratic presidential hopefuls took aim at President Donald Trump and the gun lobby Saturday at a "gun safety" forum in Iowa that was organized in the wake of mass shootings in Texas and Ohio....
16:48, 08/10/2019

Trump to sign executive order to encourage kidney disease treatment Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar announced new measures President Trump will take through executive order to encourage kidney donations and at-home dialysis care....
06:48, 07/10/2019

Chip Ganassi's Dixon confused by "bizarre" Iowa Indycar handling Chip Ganassi Racing's Scott Dixon said the behaviour of his Indycar through the Iowa weekend was bizarre as he fought back from two laps down to finish second in the race...
08:16, 07/22/2019

It's Biden's race to lose in Iowa – but he should beware the rise of Warren | Art Cullen The former vice-president has many friendships here but the Massachusetts senator’s populist message is hitting homeGoing into the second set of presidential debates, the field in Iowa looks like this as the corn tassels and the Iowa State Fair appro...
14:16, 07/29/2019

A beloved HS coach was murdered 10 years ago. Emotions are still raw in his tiny Iowa town In 2009, Iowa HS football coach Ed Thomas was murdered by one of his former players. Ten years later, emotions are still raw in his tiny Iowa town.       ...
11:48, 06/22/2019

His NFL dreams fell apart. So former Iowa star Drew Ott is building a new life on the farm In 2015, former Iowa Hawkeyes football star Drew Ott was "on top of the world." Gruesome injuries killed his NFL dream, so now he's adjusting to new reality as a farmer.        ...
15:32, 05/25/2019

Dental infections in kids tied to heart disease risk in adulthood (Reuters Health) - Children who develop cavities and gum disease may be more likely to develop risk factors for heart attacks and strokes decades later than kids who have good oral health, a recent study suggests....
14:32, 04/30/2019

Shania Twain announces new Las Vegas residency after battling Lyme disease Shania Twain, the queen of country pop announced 23 performances for her "Let's Go!" residency at Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino.        ...
14:00, 06/17/2019

John Sununu on Joe Biden's lead slipping in Iowa: His campaign has been 'a little bit inept' Former New Hampshire Gov. John Sununu said Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden will have to over-perform in the party’s upcoming debates if he hopes to reverse his falling poll numbers in Iowa....
11:32, 06/10/2019

Biden repeats Obama’s infamous pledge during Iowa campaign event Former Vice President Joe Biden on Monday repeated the same claim about health care that earned President Barack Obama a “lie of the year” award in 2013. “If you like your health care plan . . . you can keep it,” Biden said at an AARP event in Des Mo...
22:00, 07/15/2019

Excessive daytime napping could be early sign of Alzheimer’s disease: study Needing to nap could be an early warning sign of Alzheimer’s disease, according to new research. Experts found that the brain cells that keep us awake during the day are among the first to be targeted by the neurological disease. It was previou...
19:32, 08/13/2019

ESPN founder Bill Rasmussen announces he has Parkinson's disease Bill Rasmussen, 86, co-founded ESPN in 1979 alongside his son, Scott. He said he was diagnosed with the disease in 2014       ...
12:32, 07/15/2019

Heart disease death: 'White coat hypertension' may double risk New research examines the correlations between untreated 'white coat hypertension,' treated 'white coat effect,' heart disease, and heart disease death....
09:48, 06/11/2019

Wild rainbow trout make a comeback 20 years after disease outbreak Wild rainbow trout are returning to the mountain rivers of Colorado for the first time in more than 20 years after an invasive parasite eradicated them in the region 20 years ago....
11:48, 06/18/2019

Sheraton Atlanta hotel cleared to reopen after outbreak of Legionnaires' disease A hotel in downtown Atlanta is reopening its doors to visitors after it closed last month so that health officials could investigate an outbreak of potentially deadly Legionnaires' disease linked to the premises....
09:00, 08/16/2019

Parasitic disease spread by feral cats likely to be killing native wildlife Researchers say eradication of feral cats is required to reduce the prevalence of the parasite and the diseaseFeral cats are not just predators that kill large numbers of Australian wildlife, they may also be spreading parasitic disease to native ani...
11:32, 08/18/2019

Older women have higher heart disease risk with 'apple' shape (Reuters Health) - Older women who are at a healthy weight may be more likely to develop heart disease when they carry excess fat around their midsection than when they store more fat in their hips and thighs, a new study suggests....
16:16, 07/01/2019

Supplement for joint pain linked to lower heart disease risk A large new study has found an association between glucosamine, a common dietary supplement for joint pain, and a lower risk of cardiovascular problems....
03:16, 05/16/2019

Beto O’Rourke introduced as ‘blank slate’ at Iowa campaign stop Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O’Rourke found out on Friday that there is truth to the old adage “with friends like these, who needs enemies?” after a supporter introduced him as a “blank slate” at a campaign stop in Iowa....
11:00, 06/08/2019

Biden Retains Lead in Iowa Poll, but Warren and Buttigieg Gain Joseph R. Biden Jr. leads in a poll of likely Iowa caucusgoers, but Elizabeth Warren and Pete Buttigieg have made clear gains to join Bernie Sanders in a virtual three-way tie for second place....
18:00, 06/08/2019

How disease, war and a remote Scottish island inspired George Orwell’s ‘1984’ Jura is a small island off the coast of Scotland, famous for two things: It’s home to a renowned distillery, and it’s where George Orwell wrote “1984.” Orwell arrived at Jura in May 1946, hoping the fresh air would help a chronic lung condition, and ...
10:16, 06/08/2019

Democrats woo Iowa party activists at feisty festival as race kicks off Nearly every Democrat vying to take on President Donald Trump in 2020 made their pitch to Iowa's most plugged-in Democrats on Sunday, looking to set themselves apart from the sprawling field of candidates in the midst of a swirling carnival of activi...
18:00, 06/10/2019

UPDATE 1-Republican Iowa senator says Trump EPA 'screwed us' with biofuel waivers Iowa's Republican Senator Chuck Grassley said the Trump administration's Environmental Protection Agency has "screwed" the U.S. ethanol industry and farmers by granting waivers to 31 small petroleum refineries, effectively exempting them from an obli...
17:00, 08/16/2019

'Iowa slingshot': Amy Klobuchar plots midwest route to victory in 2020 The Minnesota senator, who has consistently won big in a purple state, may have what it takes to beat Trump – if she can survive the primaryAmy Klobuchar, the senator from Minnesota, has a simple but powerful pitch in asking fellow Democrats to nomin...
02:48, 05/09/2019

Kirsten Gillibrand bartends at Iowa gay hotspot in honor of Pride Month Will sling drinks for votes. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand took her booze-fueled White House run to the next level with a turn behind the taps Friday night at a gay bar in Des Moines, Iowa. Taking a cue from Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Gillibrand hopped...
11:16, 06/08/2019

Sci-Fi Looking Robotic Neck Brace Could Help Lou Gehrig’s Disease Patients Lift and Move Their Heads Again Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, better known as ALS or Lou Gherig’s disease, is a neurodegenerative condition that affects muscle strength and control, eventually leaving patients unable to even hold their own heads up. To improve their quality of lif...
09:32, 08/13/2019

12-year-old girl with rare disease invents teddy that hides IV bags for children (NBC Palm Springs) – Being in a hospital can be especially scary for children, so, one young girl who is battling a rare disease herself invented a special teddy bear to hide the IV bag to make the experience more comfortable for other kids. El...
07:48, 06/14/2019

How Trump’s Executive Order Could Save Lives by Transforming How the U.S. Treats Kidney Disease President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed an executive order aimed at streamlining the overburdened kidney care and transplantation system—a move meant to “bring new hope to millions of Americans suffering from kidney disease,” Tru...
08:32, 07/11/2019

Black lung disease cases grow, while federal program’s financing suffers While the Black Lung Disability Trust Fund has been in debt since 1979, its financial situation is increasingly bleak. The trust fund’s penury is exacerbated this year’s 55 percent decrease in the coal tax, declining coal production and coal company ...
05:16, 07/11/2019

Pete Buttigieg releases rural economy plan ahead of 7th Iowa trip In a push to win over rural voters, South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg released a wide-ranging plan Tuesday aimed at reinvigorating rural America, pledging investments in rural entrepreneurship and technological investments....
05:32, 08/13/2019

Biden's resurfaced 2007 comments on Iowa, race, education spark backlash Former Vice President Joe Biden, the leading Democrat in the 2020 White House race, is facing new pushback this week after a series of quotes from 2007 resurfaced online in which he said Iowa had better schools than Washington, D.C., while mentioning...
19:16, 05/08/2019

Joe Biden and President Trump plan dueling campaign stops in Iowa on Tuesday Former Vice President Joe Biden plans to return to Iowa next Tuesday, marking his second trip to the key caucus state since formally declaring a 2020 run. He may bump into President Donald Trump who also plans to visit the state that day....
17:16, 06/06/2019

Woman Risks Brain Eating Disease To Take A 3-Hour Swim In Roman Baths 2000-year-old Roman Baths in the English city of Bath have been closed for public bathing since 1978 after a girl died of a meningitis-related illness.  ...
08:16, 07/30/2019

WHO: 34,000 infected with Measles in Europe, disease will spread if vulnerable populations aren't vaccinated More than 34,000 people in Europe have been infected with measles during the first two months of this year and the outbreak will persist if authorities don't implement measures to vaccinate vulnerable populations, the Wo...
02:16, 05/08/2019

Democrats to pour into Iowa for biggest event yet in 2020 White House race Nineteen Democratic presidential candidates will swarm Iowa this weekend for the biggest political gathering of the 2020 election cycle so far, as the White House race picks up steam ahead of debates and a key fundraising deadline at the end of the m...
03:48, 06/07/2019

Biden, Bullock discuss guns, healthcare, climate at Iowa State Fair Former Vice President Joe Biden and Montana Gov. Steve Bullock delivered "soapbox" speeches at the Iowa State Fair on Thursday, focusing on gun control, healthcare and climate change....
01:16, 08/09/2019

Repeat Blows To Head Linked To Brain Disease In Australian Rugby Players Post-mortem examinations have found a degenerative brain disease linked to repeated blows to the head in two elite Australian rugby league players, the first cases found in the sport, researchers said......
23:48, 06/26/2019

A New Alzheimer’s Blood Test Proved 94% Accurate in Finding Brain Changes Related to the Disease More than a century after Alzheimer’s disease was first described, there still isn’t a treatment to control the cognitive decline and memory loss that are the hallmarks of the neurodegenerative condition. The drugs that are available can ...
19:16, 08/01/2019

Iowa governor blocks bill aimed at stopping anti-Trump suits DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds has vetoed a measure that Republican lawmakers pushed through in the final days of the legislative session to stop the state’s Democratic attorney general from filing or joining lawsuits challengin...
09:00, 05/22/2019

Shadow’s Edge adventure game helps kids cope with chronic disease EXCLUSIVE: Shadow’s Edge isn’t meant to be a blockbuster game, but it may be much more meaningful to the people that it reaches. It is a free mobile game for teens and young adults who are suffering from chronic illnesses such as cancer. ...
08:48, 07/17/2019

'Tariff Man' Trump heads to Iowa, a state scarred by his trade war ahead of 2020 Trump's trip to Iowa shows an effort to contain the damage from tariffs ahead of the 2020 election — especially as Democratic presidential candidates swarm the state....
11:16, 06/11/2019

Parts of Iowa city flood as barrier fails; buildings, cars evacuated Floodwaters swamped downtown Davenport, Iowa, Tuesday evening after a temporary flood barrier failed, sending people to the rooftops of buildings to seek shelter. ...
19:00, 04/30/2019

New Yorkers protest de Blasio with fake dollar bills at Iowa State Fair DES MOINES, IOWA — You can take the mayor out of New York, but you can’t keep New Yorkers from dumping on the mayor. A group of protesters blanketed the Iowa State Fair with thousands of dollar “Bills” — fake currency shaming Hizzoner for blowi...
19:16, 08/10/2019

Aging baby boomers are about to push Alzheimer's disease rates sky high About 5.8 million Americans now have Alzheimer's disease. That number will climb to at least 13.8 million by 2050, a 138% rise with a heavy toll.        ...
20:48, 05/04/2019

First-round pick Danny Hultzen not giving up on big-league dreams with Iowa Cubs Danny Hultzen, the No. 2 pick in 2011, once seemed to be on the fast track to majors, but Class AAA struggles and shoulder injuries derailed him.       ...
08:16, 07/07/2019

High-Fat, Low-Carb Diet May Improve Memory In Those At Risk Of Alzheimer's Disease: Study A new study has now suggested that consuming a low-carb Atkins-style diet may help improve brain function and memory in people at risk of Alzheimer's....
06:32, 07/10/2019

Aretha Franklin's rare pancreatic disease inspires new research funding One year after the singer's death, the Boston foundation that supports neuroendocrine tumor research has established the Aretha Franklin Fund.        ...
15:00, 08/16/2019

Cargill shuts animal-feed mills in China as fatal hog disease spreads Cargill Inc shuttered animal-feed mills in China in recent months partly because the rapid spread of a fatal hog disease has reduced demand, a company executive said on Friday....
14:16, 07/12/2019

Democratic 2020 candidates pitch Iowa party leaders on how to beat Trump Nineteen Democratic presidential candidates delivered rapid-fire sales pitches to Iowa party leaders on Sunday, touting their ability to energize voters, win the White House and deliver on longtime party goals such as universal healthcare....
19:32, 06/09/2019

ACLU suing over Iowa's decision to allow restrictions on taxpayer funding of gender surgeries Iowa was "cruel" and violated its state constitution by allowing government officials to withhold Meidicaid funds for surgeries for individuals with gender dysphora, The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) said on Friday. ...
13:00, 06/01/2019

Joe Biden claims there are ‘at least 3’ genders during Iowa campaign stop, blows up at college student Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden claimed there are more than two genders, then blew up at a young woman who pressed him on the question. “There are at least three,” Biden told an Iowa college student at the Iowa State Fair, after she as...
11:48, 08/10/2019

Conatus Pharma to explore options as liver disease drug fails trial Conatus Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Monday it plans to explore options and implement a restructuring plan after its liver disease drug failed in a mid-stage trial....
15:32, 06/24/2019

De Blasio, wife Chirlane McCray share a smooch at Iowa political forum “I am so excited to be here. I also have to share something personal with you. A few weeks ago I had the joy of celebrating my 25th wedding anniversary,” de Blasio began​ in Cedar Rapids​....
00:00, 06/10/2019

700 migrants stranded in Libya detention center filled with garbage, disease, sewage At least 22 migrants have died there since September — a figure confirmed by United Nations and Doctors Without Borders aid workers — and that at least 100 migrants were sick with disease, mainly tuberculosis....
18:48, 06/30/2019

Downtown Burlington, Iowa, inundated as flood wall fails along Mississippi River Downtown Burlington, Iowa, was overrun with water after a barrier along the Mississippi River failed Saturday.        ...
03:00, 06/02/2019

After a storybook romance, Iowa Sen. Zach Wahls and journalist Chloe Angyal are engaged In 2011, Zach Wahls gave a speech defending his family that went viral. Chloe Angyal jokingly asked him to marry her. The rest is, well, history.        ...
16:32, 07/26/2019

An Iowa agency director emailed Tupac lyrics to 4,300 employees. He was asked to resign Iowa Department of Human Services Director Jerry Foxhoven routinely sent messages to employees lauding the late rapper Tupac Shakur.        ...
04:32, 07/17/2019

Herd of 2020 presidential hopefuls to stampede the annual Iowa State Fair More than 20 candidates running for president are heading to Iowa this week for the Iowa State Fair – the annual event that features a famous “Butter Cow” and has long attracted White House aspirants dating back to Dwight Eisenhower’s visit in the 19...
12:48, 08/08/2019

Excess Intake Of Gluten In Early Life Linked To Risk Of Celiac Disease Celiac disease is a digestive disorder that causes an impact on the small intestines and intake of excess gluten during the first five years of your life is associated with the likelihood of......
08:16, 08/19/2019

Sobi buys rare-disease drug emapalumab, zooms in on hematology and immunology Rare diseases specialist Swedish Orphan Biovitrum (Sobi) has agreed to buy the drug emapalumab and is reorganizing to increase focus on late-stage development in hematology and immunology....
10:00, 06/12/2019

Rare Skin Disease Left Him Isolated. Surgery Gave Him Back His Life When Enrique Galvan was growing up in Paraguay, other children called him a monster. When he was a toddler, a rare genetic disorder called neurofibromatosis was diagnosed, and it caused benign tumors......
18:32, 06/13/2019

Biden, Bullock discuss guns, healthcare climate in Iowa soapbox speeches Former Vice President Joe Biden and Montana Gov. Steve Bullock delivered "soapbox" speeches at the Iowa State Fair on Thursday, focusing on gun control, healthcare and climate change....
17:16, 08/08/2019

Iowa strength and conditioning coach Chris Doyle to make $800,000 in base salary Iowa football assistants were due a 10% raise after a Top 25 finish in the poll. That brings strength coach Chris Doyle to an annual salary of $800,000.       ...
16:48, 08/01/2019

Iowa judge tosses lawsuit challenging ban on using Medicaid for transition-related surgeries Lawsuit challenged an Iowa law that denies mandatory Medicaid coverage to transgender Iowans for transition-related care.        ...
11:16, 07/19/2019

Kamala Harris confronted by upset Iowa resident: 'Leave our health care alone' 2020 presidential primary candidate Kamala Harris was confronted on Monday by an upset Iowa resident over the California senator’s plan to overhaul the health care system in the United States....
15:32, 08/12/2019

Country music star Drake White reveals brain disease diagnosis Country musician Drake White, who collapsed last week while performing on stage in Roanoke, VA, has revealed he was diagnosed with a debilitating brain disease....
19:00, 08/21/2019

With de Blasio campaigning in Iowa, Cuomo and ‘Mayor Johnson’ rush to restore power Mayor de Blasio was in an auto workers' union hall in Waterloo, Iowa -- campaigning for president -- when the lights went out in a 60-block swath of Manhattan....
00:32, 07/14/2019

Portable breath monitor quickly detects life threatening lung disease A new, portable gas chromatography breath analyzer can detect acute respiratory distress syndrome with 90% accuracy in 30 minutes, scientists report....
23:48, 08/06/2019

A nurse was beaten unconscious. Now, more workers attacked at Iowa mental health facility At least four state employees in two weeks have been injured in violent patient outbursts at the Independence Mental Health Institute.        ...
08:32, 06/21/2019

Bernie Sanders promises help for family farms, rural residents on trip to Iowa U.S. presidential contender Bernie Sanders unveiled a plan on Sunday to help family farmers and rural residents, promising to break up corporate agricultural monopolies and invest heavily in social and economic programs in struggling rural communitie...
17:16, 05/05/2019

President Trump and Biden Furiously Trade Barbs in Overlapping Iowa Events MOUNT PLEASANT, Iowa — President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden spent Tuesday trading insults — sometimes in real-time — as they stumped across Iowa in split screen moments that could preview a ferocious fight ahead if the two ...
22:00, 06/11/2019

Heart Disease Risks In Overweight, Obese Kids Similar: Eat These Foods To Avoid Obesity According to a recent study published, in the journal Cardiology in the Young, obese and overweight adolescents have similar increased risks of developing cardiovascular disorders....
12:16, 05/21/2019

UPDATE 1-Cargill shuts animal-feed mills in China as fatal hog disease spreads Cargill Inc shuttered animal-feed mills in China in recent months partly because the rapid spread of a fatal hog disease has reduced demand, a company executive said on Friday....
16:32, 07/12/2019

Gravy spill leads to child porn discovered on Iowa man's laptop, police say Robert Leo Watson, 54, is charged with child porn possession after taking a computer to Best Buy in attempt to save his files, court documents said.        ...
12:48, 05/01/2019

Legionnaires' disease outbreak at Atlanta hotel is now largest ever recorded in Georgia, health official says The outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease linked to an Atlanta hotel is now considered to be the largest ever recorded in Georgia, a state health official told Fox News. ...
17:32, 08/12/2019

Iowa Rep. Steve King Sets Out to Prove He's Not Racist by Arguing That All Cultures Aren't Equal Republican Rep. Steve King of Iowa is such a white nationalist that even when he’s trying to argue that he’s not as racist and divisive as he’s made himself out to be, he just can’t stop stepping in all the mayonnaise....
12:32, 05/30/2019

Fungal disease may have caused tree limb to fall on Washington Square Park visitor The Washington Square Park tree that dropped a 35-foot limb on a tourist Monday night — striking a tourist and critically injuring her — may have a fungal disease that caused the branch to drop, the city said Tuesday. The 55-year-old woma...
12:00, 05/21/2019

Florida wildlife officer with Lyme disease opens up about living with tick-borne illness When it comes to living with Lyme disease, an officer with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) wasn’t afraid to be candid about how the tick-borne illness —  which he says he contracted while on the job —  has affected him....
11:32, 06/11/2019

Trump signs executive order simplifying agricultural biotech reviews during Iowa trip The White House said in a statement the order "will help eliminate delays, reduce developer costs, and provide greater certainty about the review process for farmers."...
20:16, 06/11/2019

Sterling Marlin plans return to racing in Nashville after Parkinson's disease surgery The two-time Daytona 500 champion, who underwent deep brain stimulation in the spring, will race late models Saturday night in Nashville.       ...
15:32, 07/12/2019

Hawaii confirms 3 recent cases of rat lungworm disease in US visitors, says tourist ate slug on a dare Health officials in Hawaii have announced three recent cases of rat lungworm disease in U.S. visitors to the state from Dec. 2018-Feb. 2019, including one that involved an adult who ate a poisonous slug on a dare....
07:48, 05/24/2019

Homeless man apologizes for killing Iowa State golf star Celia Barquin Arozamena A homeless man who admitted killing Iowa State University golf star Celia Barquin Arozamena has apologized for his savage act, saying he’s sorry for “stripping a life from society.” The handwritten note to a judge by Collin Richards, 22, was filed T...
07:32, 08/14/2019

As candidates flock to Iowa State Fair, officials watch for African swine fever As Democratic presidential hopefuls flock to the Iowa State Fair this weekend, officials there will be on the lookout for an unseen intruder: African swine fever....
01:16, 08/09/2019

Field of Dreams: From outfield windows to camera angles, how MLB will create baseball magic in Iowa Here's the details on how the temporary baseball stadium will come together near the Field of Dreams movie site in Dyersville, Iowa.       ...
02:32, 08/18/2019

UPDATE 1-Conatus Pharma to explore options as liver disease drug fails trial Conatus Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Monday it plans to explore options and implement a restructuring plan after its liver disease drug failed in a mid-stage trial....
15:32, 06/24/2019

A floodwall failed in Davenport, Iowa. When restaurant workers went back, they realized it was caught on video Large amounts of melting snow in the region has raised flood concerns, and rain this week pushed the Mississippi River crest in Davenport to record highs.        ...
12:00, 05/04/2019

Watch: Iowa family's 26.6-inch-tall bull dubbed world's shortest by Guinness An Iowa family's 5-year-old bovine has been officially recognized by Guinness World Records as the world's shortest bull, standing at only 26.6 inches high....
00:32, 08/21/2019

Iowa police pull couple from raging river in dramatic water rescue video: ‘Don’t let go’ Police officers in Iowa fought against the turbulent waters of the Des Moines River this week to rescue a couple after their inflatable raft drifted over a dam and capsized....
15:16, 07/31/2019

Iowa State's Matt Campbell addressed the inevitable NFL question at Big 12 Media Days Iowa State progress is Matt Campbell talking about football, and not uniform color and entrance music. Interest in NFL and college football jobs looms       ...
19:48, 07/16/2019

Kentucky toddler's tick bite led to rare disease, mom warns: 'I wouldn't wish this upon my worst enemy' A Kentucky mother who found a tick on her 2-year-old son’s neck now has a warning for other parents: Beware of these potentially disease-causing insects....
21:00, 06/04/2019

Mollie Tibbetts' legacy: Iowa town celebrates a young life lost a year ago Tibbetts was killed in July 2018, but on Wednesday – what would have been her 21st birthday – her hometown of Brooklyn, Iowa, celebrated her life and legacy....
08:32, 05/08/2019

Daily on Energy: Trump faces court challenge over ethanol plan as he takes victory lap in Iowa Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
14:48, 06/11/2019

Collin Richards pleads guilty in killing of former Iowa State golfer Celia Barquin Arozamena Collin Richards on Friday pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in the death of former Iowa State golf star Celia Barquin Arozamena.        ...
13:16, 06/15/2019

Biden lead slips in latest Iowa poll; Sanders, Warren, Buttigieg are nearest contenders A new poll out Saturday of likely Democratic caucusgoers in Iowa shows Joe Biden in the lead, but with softer support than last December, and a tie for second place between Elizabeth Warren, Pete Buttigieg and Bernie Sanders....
05:00, 06/09/2019

Chicago woman accused in Iowa sister's stabbing death not guilty due to insanity, judge rules A Chicago woman whom prosecutors say fatally stabbed her sister while visiting Iowa in 2017 was found not guilty on reason of insanity last week and will undergo a complete psychiatric evaluation that will determine if she is fit to be released back ...
04:32, 05/02/2019

Virginia Tech researchers have identified a cellular component in bacteria that triggers Lyme Disease symptoms (WSLS) A Virginia Tech researcher has made a discovery that could open the door to Lyme disease treatment. Brandon Jutras is an assistant professor of biochemistry in the university’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. He’s discove...
23:16, 06/18/2019

Rabies Alert Issued Near Walt Disney World's Epcot After Feral Cat Tests Positive For the Disease If you’re visiting Epcot at Walt Disney World this summer, keep the kids away from any stray animals you might find. A feral cat just tested positive for rabies and the health department is warning people to be careful during the coming months becaus...
07:00, 07/10/2019

Pete Buttigieg meets woman who shook Robert Kennedy’s hand at Iowa state fair Presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg had an interesting encounter with a woman in Iowa on Tuesday. The woman stood in line to shake hands with the South Bend, Indiana, mayor at the state fair, telling him, “I shook Robert Kennedy’s hand in...
14:00, 08/13/2019

Former Iowa softball standout, 25, killed by apparent stray bullet; police investigate possible illegal hunter A hunter’s bullet may have accidentally struck and killed a woman and star athlete in college as she was driving on an Iowa highway in the middle of the night over the weekend....
10:32, 04/30/2019

DR Congo Ebola centre attacks could force retreat against the deadly disease, warns UN health chief Attacks on Ebola treatment centres in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), risk reversing the gains made during the current outbreak in the north-east of the country, the head of the UN health agency said on Thursday....
09:32, 04/28/2019

Miracle baby born with severe heart disease, taken off life support months ago, about to celebrate first birthday A young infant born with a severe heart defect is being hailed as a miracle baby as she is set to celebrate her first birthday just months after being taken off life support with little prospects of survival....
18:32, 08/14/2019

Pfizer gene therapy for rare muscle disease shows promise in small, early study Pfizer Inc on Friday presented promising results from a tiny early study of its experimental gene therapy for a rare muscle disease, but two of the six patients in the trial experienced side effects that landed them in the hospital....
08:00, 06/28/2019

Stress, overtime, disease, contribute to 2.8 million workers’ deaths per year, reports UN labour agency Stress, excessively-long working hours and disease, contribute to the deaths of nearly 2.8 million workers every year, while an additional 374 million people get injured or fall ill because of their jobs, the UN labour agency, ILO, said on Thursday....
09:32, 04/28/2019

'Bachelor' alum Chris Soules paid $2.5M in Iowa farmer wrongful death suit: report Chris Soules, a former contestant on “The Bachelor,” was ordered to pay the family of an Iowa farmer $2.5 million in a wrongful death suit settlement earlier this year, a report on Tuesday revealed....
14:00, 05/23/2019

Fernando Ricksen throws birthday party for daughter, 7, at hospice where he is battling Motor Neurone Disease Former Glasgow Rangers footballer Fernando Ricksen threw a birthday party for his seven-year-old at the hospice where he is battling Motor Neurone Disease....
10:00, 06/19/2019

Iowa runner, 26, dies near finish line of 12 mile race, two weeks after coming back from Mt. Everest An Iowa man died during a 20K race just two weeks after traveling to Nepal to Mt. Everest, but medical examiners say the cause of his death wasn’t the medications he had taken to prepare for the journey....
10:32, 06/15/2019

UK mom bitten by Lyme disease-carrying tick develops 'bullseye rash,' warns others about common signs of illness A mom from Leicester, England, is warning others to be on the lookout for a common sign of Lyme disease this summer after she contracted the tick-borne illness. ...
11:48, 07/30/2019

Man riding tractor accused of impaling Iowa sheriff's car with bale spear, charged with attempted murder A man is accused of attempted murder of an Iowa sheriff after officials say he used a bale spear to impale the lawman's car. The sheriff was unharmed.        ...
20:16, 05/24/2019

Iowa sports radio pioneer Marty Tirrell emerges as alleged scam artist with multiple victims Marty Tirrell, an Iowa sports radio pioneer, has allegedly cheated countless people and businesses out of money through multiple scams.        ...
10:16, 04/28/2019

Keep Ya Head Up: Iowa Official and Tupac Superfan Forced to Resign After Sending Mass Email Quoting the Rapper Jerry Foxhoven—his real name, not his rap name—was the director of Iowa’s social services agency. He was also a huge fan of late rapper Tupac Shakur and he reportedly let his workers know it....
22:00, 07/17/2019

Tiara-wearing Iowa Pork Queen lends a hand to help struggling sow give birth at State Fair Gracie Greiner is just your average Iowa Pork Queen, stepping in to pull a piglet without disturbing her tiara.        ...
21:32, 08/15/2019

Iowa agency director who hosted 'Tupac Fridays' for years asked to resign soon after mass rap lyrics email A 66-year-old Iowa state official was asked to resign last month days after he sent an agency-wide email to 4,300 employees highlighting lyrics from rap legend Tupac Shakur. ...
14:48, 07/17/2019

This Free People Apparel Isn't Free, People, But It's Cheaper Than Usual Ultimate boho brand Free People’s effortlessly cool, vintage-y styles don’t come without some heavy lifting on the part of your wallet. But today, flower children should head over to Nordstrom Rack, where Free People clothing and lingerie is marked w...
12:00, 05/09/2019

Davenport, Iowa's 3rd-largest city, floods after temporary barrier fails to hold back Mississippi River Temporary barriers held back the water for weeks, but when the system finally broke Tuesday, a surge of floodwaters cascaded through Davenport.        ...
23:00, 04/30/2019

Trump signs executive order revamping kidney disease care, includes better access to home dialysis, transplants President Donald Trump is directing the government to revamp the nation’s care for kidney disease, so that more people whose kidneys fail have a chance at early transplants and home dialysis — along with better prevention so patients don’t get that s...
12:00, 07/10/2019

Cyclone Idai: UNICEF warns of ‘race against time’ to protect children, prevent spread of disease in flood-ravaged Mozambique A week after the flooded Mozambican port of Beira was hit by Cyclone Idai, “aid agencies are barely beginning to see the scale of the damage”, the head of UNICEF said on Saturday, as she called for more international support to help quickly get relie...
09:16, 04/28/2019

Donald Trump calls Joe Biden a 'dummy' as he heads to Iowa Preparing to hold dueling events in Iowa, President Donald Trump is employing schoolyard taunts for his leading Democratic rival, former Vice President Joe Biden. Trump called Biden "a loser" and "a dummy" as he left the White House Tuesday. (June 1...
12:48, 06/11/2019

When Life Gives You Parkinson’s podcast: Tips for thriving with Young Onset Parkinson’s Disease On this episode, two Young Onset Parkinson's patients share their experiences living with the disease and offer tips around finding happiness, parenting and working....
09:00, 05/15/2019

Iowa official who liked to host "Tupac Fridays" might've been ousted for liking Tupac too much It might make you roll your eyes to hear that a 66-year social services director in Iowa liked to slip quotes from the late Tupac Shakur in emails to his staff, an act that gives off a real “how do you do, fellow kids” vibe. The story of Jerry Foxhov...
22:48, 07/17/2019

Excess Body Fat And Weight May Cause Cardiovascular Disease; Eat These Foods To Lose Weight According to a recent study, published in the European Heart Journal, an increase in the fat mass and body mass index (BMI) is directly linked to increased risk of blood vessel diseases....
07:48, 06/14/2019

No, a love for Tupac wasn't why an Iowa official was ousted, governor's office says Attention on Jerry Foxhoven's fandom of Tupac and whether it caused his ouster as DHS director caught the internet's imagination.        ...
11:16, 07/19/2019

Bernie Sanders, Bill de Blasio, Bill Weld take 'soapbox' at Iowa State Fair The fourth day of "soapbox speeches" at the Iowa State Fair featured Democratic candidates Bernie Sanders and Bill de Blasio, who told fair-goers they could beat President Donald Trump in next year's election....
15:32, 08/12/2019

Mississippi River floodwaters at historic level – and rising – in Davenport, Iowa The river reached 22.64 feet just before noon Thursday, according to the National Weather Service — and it continues to rise.        ...
19:00, 05/02/2019

Biden tells minority voters in Iowa that ‘poor kids’ are just as bright as ‘white kids’ The former vice president, who has a history of gaffes, sought quickly to recover while speaking at a town hall hosted by the Asian and Latino Coalition in Des Moines....
11:48, 08/09/2019

Iowa boy, 8, with rare brain condition has talking device stolen, mom says his voice was 'literally stolen' An 8-year-old Iowa boy with special needs has literally been left speechless after a thief broke into his family’s car over the weekend and stole a backpack containing a special device that helps him communicate with others....
08:48, 06/14/2019

Rich people hunt people who we're assuming aren't rich in teaser for Blumhouse's The Hunt One of our most anticipated flicks of the year might be The Hunt, a Blumhouse thriller that, like the Purge franchise before it, appears to have the 1% in its satirical crosshairs. Billed as an exploration of the “escalating aggressiveness between th...
08:16, 07/15/2019

White Sox, Yankees set to play first ever MLB game in Iowa next year at 'Field of Dreams' site Major League Baseball announced Thursday that the Chicago White Sox and New York Yankees will face each other in Iowa next season.       ...
12:48, 08/08/2019

Measles cases continue climb; 'eliminated' disease see highest total in 25 years The number of measles cases reported in the U.S. is continuing to climb despite efforts to stifle spread of a disease that was declared eliminated in 2000.        ...
17:00, 05/20/2019

Joe Biden Is Ahead in the Iowa Polls. But His Rivals Are Ahead on Organizing To read the polling binders, former Vice President Joe Biden is a runaway favorite here in Iowa in the Democratic primary. But behind the scenes, he’s playing a furious game of catch-up. As the Democratic frontrunner kicked off events Tuesday i...
12:32, 06/11/2019

Vaccine doubts spread like disease, must be taken offline: vaccine chief Doubts about vaccines have spread across social media like a disease and false information that "kills people" should be taken down by the companies running digital platforms, the head of global vaccine alliance Gavi said on Tuesday....
14:00, 05/21/2019

Iowa signs sports betting and fantasy sports bill into law Iowa became the latest state to allow gambling on college and pro sports since the Supreme Court opened the door for sports betting last year.        ...
18:00, 05/13/2019

'Bachelor' Chris Soules to be sentenced in August for his role in fatal 2017 Iowa crash The sentencing for Chris Soules, a reality TV star charged in relation to a fatal 2017 road crash, has been rescheduled for August.        ...
09:00, 05/28/2019

'We're never going to see this kind of stuff again': Iowa prep baseball star shatters national records North Linn (Iowa) star Jake Hilmer has been playing varsity baseball since he was in eighth grade. Over time, he's put together a one-of-a-kind baseball career.       ...
20:16, 07/29/2019

'He's a hero': Family mourns for man who died saving his daughter from dog attack in Iowa Robert Joseph Quick's 5-year-old daughter was bitten, but she survived and is recovering from the attack.        ...
21:00, 06/07/2019

Man races to help child hit by car in Iowa: 'I didn't even realize it was my son' The Marshalltown, Iowa, family of Christian Maxon, 8, is mourning the bright-eyed boy, who loved Cub Scouts, video games and fishing.        ...
17:00, 05/19/2019

Iowa Rep. Steve King Continues to Be Steve King: If Not for Rape and Incest, Would There Be Any Population Left? Iowa Rep. Steve King is the pus-filled boil on America’s ass. Assuming, of course, that the boil is so racist that the New York Times was able to create a timeline of all the racist shit that he’s said....
13:00, 08/14/2019

We Found the Very Best Truly Wireless Earbuds Deciding which of the many sets of truly wireless earbuds to buy can feel like a daunting task. Unless you’re one of those people who believes the AirPods hype, in which case the decision might seem very easy. Don’t be that person. Read more......
10:00, 05/31/2019

Everything you need to know if you lost or found a pet this July 4 TUCSON – From the blasting fireworks to being left alone at home while their owners are celebrating America’s birthday, it is no surprise that more pets get lost on Fourth of July than any other holiday of the year. As such, Pima Animal C...
10:48, 07/05/2019

How you can see which companies found you on Facebook Facebook's new ad-transparency features can give valuable context into how companies find you, but it’s not likely to stop a tracking industry.       ...
07:48, 07/13/2019

Drugs found in deadly hit-and-run TUCSON – As police continue to investigate a deadly hit-and-run that occurred Monday night, court records reveal new details about the suspect. Detectives with Tucson Police Department recovered several personal items from inside the BMW sedan involv...
14:48, 06/14/2019

De Blasio has found a new out-of-the-way gym in Brooklyn With his go-to Park Slope gym out of commission over contaminated water, Mayor Bill de Blasio is still making the 11-mile schlep from Gracie Mansion to a different Brooklyn YMCA — instead of a handful of facilities that are much closer to the mayor’s...
15:32, 07/08/2019

FAA: New 'risk' found on Boeing 737 Max The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said Wednesday it has found a new "risk" with Boeing's best-selling 737 Max aircraft that must be addressed....
20:00, 06/26/2019

Last known US slave ship found in Alabama The Clotilda was found by SEARCH Inc in collaboration with the Alabama Historical Commission The last ship known to smuggle slaves from Africa to the US has been discovered in Alabama’s Mobile River, nearly 160 years after it was deliberately sunk, a...
12:48, 05/23/2019

Missing California mother's car found not far from where she was last seen Investigators in California found a car Friday that they say belongs to a mother of three who has been missing for nearly a month, according to a report....
08:48, 08/10/2019

The Latest: Man found dead in flooded van FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on severe flooding in Oklahoma and Arkansas (all times local): 8:20 p.m. Police in Arkansas have pulled a body from a van found submerged in floodwater at Fort Chaffee. Barling police Officer James Breeden says a di...
21:16, 05/28/2019

| Italy's PM Conte: 'Mr Nobody' who found his voice Dubbed "Mr Nobody" when he was named Italy's prime minister, Giuseppe Conte became increasingly assertive in a political crisis that has ripped apart the governing coalition....
01:00, 08/21/2019

Guidemaster: Ars tested and found the best USB-C accessories you can get now Enlarge (credit: Valentina Palladino) The transition to USB-C hasn't been smooth or swift, but that won't matter when you need to upgrade accessories to fit your new USB-C computer. OEMs started forcing users into the USB-C world by making their fl...
07:48, 07/25/2019