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Health Insurance Concerns and the Iowa Legislature (#128)

posted on January 11, 2008 at 4:52 PM

Health Insurance Concerns and the Iowa Legislature (#128)
Senator Jack Hatch and John Gilliland, Senior Vice President of Government Relations for the Iowa Association of Business and Industry, discuss health insurance mandates and how they will affect the 2008 Iowa lesgislative session. Read More »

2008 Iowa Legislative Preview (#128)

posted on January 9, 2008 at 3:16 PM

2008 Iowa Legislative Preview (#128)
As the session begins Monday, the legislature faces a fiscal year 2009 budget gap of more than $400 million. Governor Chet Culver has already asked lawmakers and state agencies to hold the line on spending, and he says he does not want to increases... 02:48 Read More »

Iowa's Health & Fitness Challenges (#127)

posted on January 9, 2008 at 8:53 AM

Tim Lane, Fitness Consultant for the Iowa Department of Health and part of the “Lighten Up Iowa” program, and Jim Hallihan, Executive Director of the Iowa Sports Foundation, discuss statewide issues relating to health, fitness and obesity with... Read More »

Walkable Communities and Fitness (Full Program) (#127)

posted on January 3, 2008 at 5:25 PM

Walkable Communities and Fitness (Full Program) (#127)
Full Program: Health experts say that 30 minutes of walking a day is as important as an apple in “keeping the doctor away.” Exercise can be life-enhancing even for those few among us who aren’t overweight. How do we keep enticing and encouraging ourselves to... 27:46 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 »

Mental Health Issues in Iowa (#115)

posted on November 29, 2007 at 3:53 PM

Mental Health Issues in Iowa (#115)
Kevin Concannon, the director of the Iowa Department of Human Services; and Dr. Bruce Sieleni, Iowa President of NAMI, and Department of Corrections employee discuss the state of mental health issues in Iowa with host Todd Mundt. 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 »

Mental Health (Full Program) (#115)

posted on November 8, 2007 at 12:09 AM

Mental Health (Full Program) (#115)
Full Program: On a recent national mental health report card, the state of Iowa received an “F.” Are we failing those among us who most need our help? We’ll explore that matter tonight along with a look behind the headlines and a view of our state from an open... 28:14 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 »

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 »
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