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10 genuinely surprising ways to save money on your weight-loss journey

With some careful planning and research, you can actually spend a lot less as you make your way on the path to weight loss and fitness. Here's how. Read more



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10 genuinely surprising ways to save money on your weight-loss journey

With some careful planning and research, you can actually spend a lot less as you make your way on the path to weight loss and fitness. Here's how. Read more

The WHO Says Congo's Ebola Outbreak Is Still Not A Global Emergency

Does hitting the snooze button really help you feel better?

To sleep or to snooze? You probably know the answer, but you don’t prefer it. Read more

Father's Day: Siouxland elected officials dish on how they juggle parenting with public tasks

BRET HAYWORTH bhayworth@siouxcityjournal.com

SIOUX CITY --  After Matthew Ung was first elected to the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors in 2… Read more

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KHN’s ‘What The Health’: Who Will Pay To Fix Problem Of Surprise Medical Bills?

Lawmakers and patients want to eliminate “surprise” out-of-network medical bills. Hospitals, doctors and insurers say they want to eliminate them, too, but their opposition to one another’s proposals could complicate legislative efforts. Stephanie Armour of The Wall Street Journal, Alice Miranda Ollstein of Politico and Kimberly Leonard of the Washington Examiner join KHN’s Julie Rovner to discuss this, plus the latest in news about reproductive health and health care sharing ministries. Read more

You could be swallowing a credit card's weight in plastic every week

Globally, we are ingesting an average of 5 grams of plastic every week, the equivalent of a credit card, a study suggests. Read more

Medical scribes let the doctor focus on you

Scribes are becoming increasingly common in doctor's offices. But what do they do, what type of training do they have, and why are they gaining in popularity? Read more

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Low carb? Low fat? What the latest dieting studies tell us

Before embarking on a new weight loss plan, here's a look at some of what was learned last year. Read more

The 10 best cities for public transportation

American families may want to consider whether public transportation would be a safer, more convenient, more eco-friendly and cost-effectiv… Read more

Featured Siouxland Homes

Neighborhood Siouxland Homes that you won't want to miss! Read more

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To turmeric!

Turmeric is trending high these days, especially in the wellness world. Nearly 4,000 years old, turmeric is native to India and has been important as a spice, in religious ceremonies, and in traditional and herbal medicine, especially for arthritis and digestive issues. There are about 70 varieties of turmeric grown around the world, mostly in India. Read more

The Medicine Cabinet: Ask the Harvard Experts: Is my blood pressure to low?

Q: I take blood pressure medicine. My top number is usually around 125, but my bottom number is often in the 60 s. Is my bottom number too low? Read more

Mayo Clinic Q&A: Weighing the benefits, risks of imaging tests that use radiation

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: At what level does radiation exposure from X-rays and other medical imaging increase the risk of getting cancer in the future? ANSWER: While there are wide-ranging benefits to modern X-ray imaging technology, you are correct that there also are risks. The answer to your question isn't clear-cut, so it's important to weigh the potential risk... Read more