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Nancy Andreasen - National Medal of Honor Winner - Brain Researcher (#1212)

posted on November 26, 2008 at 2:33 PM

Nancy Andreasen - National Medal of Honor Winner - Brain Researcher  (#1212)
Iowa Public Television visited with the University of Iowa professor in January of 2002 to discuss her work with schizophrenia which earned her the National Medal of Science in 2000, one of only a dozen such awards ever given. 07:33 Read More »

Discussion: Green Living and Eliminating Household Toxins (#155)

posted on May 6, 2008 at 1:27 PM

Discussion: Green Living and Eliminating Household Toxins (#155)
author and consultant Linda Mason Hunter and Lynnae Hentzen, Executive Director of the Center on Sustainable Communities in Iowa, discuss ways to breathe easier in our homes. 14:42 Read More »

Green Products and Healthy Home Interiors (#155)

posted on May 6, 2008 at 12:51 PM

Green Products and Healthy Home Interiors (#155)
Indoor air quality is often worse than outdoor air quality. A toxic brew of synthetic chemicals found in building materials, furnishings, and cleaning products may be making you sick. 04:34 Read More »

Green Interiors (Full Program) (#155)

posted on May 6, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Green Interiors (Full Program) (#155)
Full Program: Indoor air quality is often worse than outdoor air quality. We'll look at ways to breath easier in our homes. 27:46 Read More »

Discussion: Smoking, Drinking, and Gambling Addictions in Iowa (#154)

posted on April 28, 2008 at 5:41 PM

Discussion: Smoking, Drinking, and Gambling Addictions in Iowa (#154)
"The Iowa Journal" explores legal addictions in Iowa—alcohol, nicotine, and gambling. 15:36 Read More »

Smoking, Drinking, and Gambling Addictions in Iowa (#154)

posted on April 25, 2008 at 10:49 AM

Smoking, Drinking, and Gambling Addictions in Iowa (#154)
"The Iowa Journal" visits Iowa City for a look at the University of Iowa’s alcohol prevention efforts. 03:33 Read More »

Legal Addictions (Full Program) (#154)

posted on April 10, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Legal Addictions (Full Program) (#154)
Full Program: Smoking, drinking and gambling are all legal pastimes for adults in Iowa. They’re used to relax, socialize, and celebrate - as such, for many hold positive associations. And although they’re legal, use of these substances can have serious negative... 27:46 Read More »

Iowa Water Issues (Full Program) (#133)

posted on January 28, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Iowa Water Issues (Full Program) (#133)
Full Program: Iowa may seem rich in water resources, but how much of it is protected from pollution and available for Iowans to use for drinking water, recreation and industry? 27:46 Read More »

Iowa's Water Issues (#133)

posted on January 25, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Iowa's Water Issues (#133)
What new issues are rising to the surface in the fight to clean and protect Iowa's 72,000 miles of water? The Iowa Journal dives in to see. 04:44 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 »

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 »

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 »
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