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Former Iowa Governors Terry Branstad and Tom Vilsack (Full Program) (#105)

posted on October 12, 2007 at 12:00 AM

Former Iowa Governors Terry Branstad and Tom Vilsack (Full Program) (#105)
Full Program: Having held the state's highest office for a combined 24 years consecutively, Branstad and Vilsack discuss access to quality health care, long-term financial security and where they think the presidential candidates should stand on these... 27:48 Read More »

Matters of the Heart (Full Program) (#106)

posted on May 21, 2007 at 12:00 AM

Matters of the Heart (Full Program) (#106)
Full Program: How well are you caring for yourself, both physically and emotionally? We hear advice from experts in the fields of wellness, nutrition, and medical science. 27:38 Read More »

Fred Hoiberg: Extended Interview (Web Exclusive) (#106)

posted on May 21, 2007 at 12:00 AM

Fred Hoiberg: Extended Interview (Web Exclusive) (#106)
Producer Andrea Coyle sat down with Iowa’s most well-known heart patient to talk about the road from recovery to retirement, and his current life plan following this life-altering diagnosis. 25:42 Read More »

Take One Step (Full Program) (#108)

posted on April 24, 2007 at 12:00 AM

Take One Step (Full Program) (#108)
Full Program: With 1.3 million Iowans overweight or dangerously obese, are we headed for a disaster? Are we sentencing our kids to a lifetime of weight-related problems? Assignment Iowa examines these questions and others. 27:14 Read More »

Matt Hoover, Iowa's “Biggest Loser” (#108)

posted on April 9, 2007 at 9:06 AM

Matt Hoover, Iowa's “Biggest Loser” (#108)
When Belle Plaine’s Matt Hoover was cast on NBC's “The Biggest Loser 2” the former 190-pound athlete had ballooned to a staggering 339 pounds. After losing a total of 157 pounds, he walked away with the grand prize of $250,000, but more... 05:32 Read More »

Harkin Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (#108)

posted on April 9, 2007 at 9:06 AM

Harkin Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (#108)
Iowa Senator Tom Harkin talks about his work with health and wellness, particularly with children. 04:59 Read More »

New Heart Disease Research & Technology (#106)

posted on February 12, 2007 at 2:09 PM

New Heart Disease Research & Technology  (#106)
Researchers at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics are investigating whether a patient’s own stem cells can be used to repair cardiac arteries, helping to restore vital blood flow to the heart itself. 03:46 Read More »

Yoga Poses for Stress Relief (#106)

posted on February 12, 2007 at 10:55 AM

Yoga Poses for Stress Relief (#106)
Maggie Rooney of Firehouse Yoga Studio in Des Moines takes us through three yoga poses she says are good for both the body and the mind. 02:12 Read More »

Emotional Wellbeing & Heart Disease (#106)

posted on February 12, 2007 at 12:00 AM

Emotional Wellbeing & Heart Disease (#106)
Stress and how we react to it may be a greater risk factor for heart problems than even high blood pressure and high cholesterol. 04:33 Read More »

An Interview with Fred Hoiberg (#106)

posted on February 12, 2007 at 12:00 AM

An Interview with Fred Hoiberg (#106)
After doctors found a serious heart defect during a routine insurance physical, Fred Hoiberg now calls himself lucky. 07:46 Read More »

What Your Heart Does For You (#106)

posted on February 12, 2007 at 12:00 AM

What Your Heart Does For You (#106)
Doctors at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics and a dietician at the Iowa Heart Center talk about lifestyle factors that play a role in heart disease. 02:12 Read More »

Heart Doctors Help Children in the Yucatan (#106)

posted on February 12, 2007 at 12:00 AM

Heart Doctors Help Children in the Yucatan (#106)
For nearly 30 years Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines has been donating time and expertise to help children with heart problems from Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula. 03:19 Read More »
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