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  • Seasonal favorite winter squash full of vitamins, fiber

    Fall is here and that means the perfect time to enjoy winter squash. Common types of winter squash are acorn, butternut, delicata, spaghetti and, of c ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 11:58 am
  • Go green to reduce lung cancer risk

    Lung cancer affects millions of people across the globe. The second most common cancer in both men and women, lung cancer accounts for roughly 13 perc ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 11:28 am
  • Medicare prescription drug programs

    As complex and confusing as Medicare can be for most seniors, its prescription drug program really only offers two different ways to get coverage.
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 10:22 am
  • Slow-cook your way to good nutrition

    Want to solve the how-to-get-dinner-on-the-table dilemma as you start back to the routine of school?
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 11:30 am
  • Six strategies to boost your weight loss momentum

    The rules of weight loss are constantly changing — eat this, don’t eat that, take this supplement and do this exercise routine. While eating less and ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 11:30 am
  • Kids in the kitchen

    Children love to be involved in activities with adults, so why not let them join in preparing family meals? Learning to cook is a valuable experience ...
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 12:19 pm
  • Health insurance programs

    Health insurance seems so complicated, although the premise seems so simple. You want you and your ...
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 2:19 pm
  • Medicare Parts A & B

    Many seniors who are enrolled in Medicare don’t understand the government program. Gaining a better ...
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 3:12 pm
  • Tickets for ‘The Wizard Of Oz’ go on sale Monday

    DES MOINES — Des Moines Performing Arts is delighted to announce the North American tour of the new stage adaptation of “The Wizard Of Oz” will make i ...
    Sept. 18, 2015 - 11:58 am
  • Panel backs aspirin for heart health in only certain adults

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A government task force says a daily low-dose aspirin could help certain people in their 50s and 60s prevent a first heart attack or ...
    Sept. 17, 2015 - 11:25 am
  • Think rice for healthy family meals, sides

    September is National Rice Month, and rice is such a great food to celebrate. Why choose rice? It is ...
    Sept. 17, 2015 - 11:59 am
  • Healthy eating

    The younger you are, the easier it is to get away with unhealthy eating habits. The young body usually can manage overeating, fast food, late night me ...
    Sept. 10, 2015 - 11:52 am
  • Rotisserie Chicken: Family mealtime made mostly homemade

    Can you commit to making one more meal at home per week? Research from the Food Marketing Institute ...
    Sept. 10, 2015 - 12:19 pm
  • Surgeon general calls for steps to promote healthy walking

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Take a walk: That’s the U.S. surgeon general’s prescription for sedentary Americans — but communities will have to step up, too, and ...
    Sept. 10, 2015 - 12:21 pm
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