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Woman with Parkinson's Disease prepares for brain surgery Video included

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An Elk Run Heights woman is using humor to help cope with Parkinson's Disease.

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Reports show heroin use in Iowa is on the rise

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According to the 2014 Iowa Drug Control Strategy report, the number of Iowans to die from heroin overdose leaped 700 percent from 2003 to 2012. More>>

Family hosts March of Dimes fundraiser at Buffalo Wild Wings

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Brooke and Shaun McMorris understand the value of the March of Dimes organization after their son was born at just 26 weeks gestation.Carter, now two years old,weighed 1 lb, 6.4 oz. when he was born; he was 12.5 inches long. More>>

Sebelius: Health care launch 'terribly flawed' Video included

The Obama administration's timeline for having ready the new health care law's online sign-up system "was just flat out wrong," outgoing Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said in an interview... More>>

Medical marijuana bill may still be alive in Iowa Senate

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Senate Majority Leader Mike Gronstal says he will sponsor a bill legalizing the sale of medical marijuana in Iowa, reviving an issue once thought dead this year. More>>

FDA approves UI's implantable hearing device Video included

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An ear implant invented at the University of Iowa has been recently approved by the Food and Drug Administration.  More>>

Cedar Rapids students take the "not tanning pledge" before prom Video included

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With prom season here, many teens will be laying here in taking beds and laying in ultraviolet radiation, but students in eight Cedar Rapids schools are taking a no tanning pledge.

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Iowa sees a decline in smoking according to national study Video included

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More people are finding the will to quit smoking. A new study by the the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation broke down cigarette smoking. More>>

Dietician: Juicing benefits similar to eating fruits, veggies Video included

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Have you tried juicing? It's purported to enhance immune systems and prevent and treat a wide variety of conditions. More>>

UPDATE: McCaffery heading back to Dayton following son's surgery Video included

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Iowa head men’s basketball coach Fran McCaffery says his son Patrick's thyroid surgery went as planned Wednesday morning and is headed back to Dayton, Ohio for Iowa's NCAA tournament game against Tennessee. More>>

Republicans call for Senate vote on telemed abortion drugs

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Republicans in the Iowa Senate want legislative leaders to revive a measure that would ban the remote distribution of abortion-inducing drugs. More>>

UIHC offers rare incision-free treatment for achalasia

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The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics is the first and only hospital in the state to adopt an incision-free procedure for those with achalasia. More>>

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