Welcome to Iowa Public Television! If you are seeing this message, you are using a browser that does not support web standards. This site will look much better in a browser that supports web standards, but it is accessible to any browser or Internet device. Read more on our technical tips page.

Iowa Public Television

 

Health: Health Care & Illnesses: Page 3

1 2 3

Displaying 31 to 41 of 41 results.

News Analysis: January 24, 2008 (#132)

posted on January 30, 2008 at 9:39 AM

Kay Henderson of Radio Iowa discusses financial issues in the Iowa legislature, health care initiatives on the state level, and Ed Fallon's chances in the upcoming senatorial race. Read More »

Iowa Legislative Preview (Full Program) (#128)

posted on January 3, 2008 at 5:25 PM

Iowa Legislative Preview (Full Program) (#128)
Full Program: When the legislators reconvene in Des Moines next Monday, which will be their most pressing issues? We preview the 2008 session, paying particular attention to small business issues, including affordable health care insurance for employees. 27:15 Read More »

Iowa's Mental Health Grade (#115)

posted on November 27, 2007 at 1:38 PM

Iowa's Mental Health Grade (#115)
The state of Iowa was recently given an 'F' for its mental health care coverage by the National Alliance on Mental Illness. What is the state doing to improve their grade? We visit one of the state's mental hospitals to see how care has changed... 05:30 Read More »

The Real Cost of the War (Full Program) (#112)

posted on November 8, 2007 at 12:09 AM

The Real Cost of the War  (Full Program) (#112)
Full Program: After World War II, the G.I. Bill not only provided health care for returning veterans, but also jump-started the American middle-class. What are today's policies doing to help veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan? That's the focus of this episode... 27:47 Read More »

Former Governors Branstad and Vilsack Discuss Health Care (#105)

posted on October 22, 2007 at 5:08 PM

Former Governors Branstad and Vilsack Discuss Health Care (#105)
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 issues.... Read More »

Health Care and Financial Security (#105)

posted on October 19, 2007 at 3:31 PM

Health Care and Financial Security (#105)
Democrat, Republican or Independent, nearly every poll of Americans reveals that the cost and availability of health care are big political issues. So too are other matters of family financial security, like pension viability, or mortgage... 01:28 Read More »

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 »

News Analysis: October 8, 2007 (#101)

posted on October 8, 2007 at 12:00 AM

In the headlines this week: There are worries about the market for Iowa's burgeoning ethanol industry, despite oil being at $80 a barrel; and the president has vetoed expanded funding for the health care of poor children. Dave Pitt of the... 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 »

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 »

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 »
1 2 3

Displaying 31 to 41 of 41 results.