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Equine therapy (#503)

Equine therapy (#503)

posted on July 2, 2015 at 1:26 PM

See how horses are being used in a therapeutic way to help some Iowans improve their quality of life. 06:10 Read More »
Branstad: Iowa took right path regarding Obamacare (#4238)

Branstad: Iowa took right path regarding Obamacare (#4238)

posted on June 26, 2015 at 5:47 PM

Gov. Terry Branstad (R-Des Moines) says it was not a mistake for Iowa to not create a state exchange under Obamacare. Instead, Branstad says his administration is trying to make the best of a bad situation by attempting to restore stability to... 02:11 Read More »
Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies Event - Iowa City (#0)

Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies Event - Iowa City (#0)

posted on March 30, 2015 at 10:07 AM

Full Program: Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies is a three-part, six-hour major television event from preeminent documentary filmmaker Ken Burns. Based on the 2010 Pulitzer Prize-winning book The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Dr. Siddhartha... 01:00:10 Read More »
Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies Event - Carroll (#0)

Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies Event - Carroll (#0)

posted on March 27, 2015 at 5:29 PM

Full Program: Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies is a three-part, six-hour major television event from preeminent documentary filmmaker Ken Burns. Based on the 2010 Pulitzer Prize-winning book The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Dr. Siddhartha... 49:06 Read More »
Explore More | Genetic Engineering | Uses for Genetic Engineering (#101)

Explore More | Genetic Engineering | Uses for Genetic Engineering (#101)

posted on March 26, 2015 at 3:09 PM

The possibilities of this genetic engineering are endless, and everyone from medicine to industry is scrambling to adopt it and adapt it to their specific needs. 02:07 Read More »
Explore More | Genetic Engineering | Genetic Engineering Methods (#101)

Explore More | Genetic Engineering | Genetic Engineering Methods (#101)

posted on March 26, 2015 at 3:01 PM

Genetic engineering changes or manipulates genes in order to achieve specific results, and there are many ways to "engineer" genetic material including fixing defective genes, replacing missing genes, copying or cloning genes, or combining genes. 02:00 Read More »
Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies Event - Johnston (#0)

Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies Event - Johnston (#0)

posted on March 18, 2015 at 10:55 AM

Full Program: Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies is a three-part, six-hour major television event from preeminent documentary filmmaker Ken Burns. Based on the 2010 Pulitzer Prize-winning book The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Dr. Siddhartha... 01:49:21 Read More »
Exercise at the Fair  | Iowa State Fair 2014 (#4504)

Exercise at the Fair | Iowa State Fair 2014 (#4504)

posted on August 14, 2014 at 7:54 PM

No need to make time for a workout to make UP for all that yummy Fair food we eat – we can just exercise at the Fair. 03:21 Read More »
Market to Market host Mike Pearson talks to 2013 World Food Prize intern award winners (#0)

Market to Market host Mike Pearson talks to 2013 World Food Prize intern award winners (#0)

posted on October 18, 2013 at 2:09 PM

Elizabeth Mueller of Waukee, Iowa, is the recipient of the 2013 Elaine Szymoniak Intern Award. She completed her internship at EARTH University in Guacimo, Costa Rica, where she explored the effectiveness of biodigesters to convert organic... 03:47 Read More »
At what age should kids start playing tackle football? (#4105)

At what age should kids start playing tackle football? (#4105)

posted on October 4, 2013 at 4:51 PM

High school football coaches Tom Wilson (Dowling Catholic) and Marv Cook (Iowa City Regina) talk about youth development programs and what is the appropriate age for kids to start playing tackle football. 02:21 Read More »
Doctor says protective gear doesn't prevent concussions (#4105)

Doctor says protective gear doesn't prevent concussions (#4105)

posted on October 4, 2013 at 4:47 PM

Dr. Andy Peterson, clinical assistant professor of pediatrics and director of the University of Iowa's sports concussion program, says helmets and other protective gear have no impact on whether an athlete may suffer a concussion. Protective... 01:52 Read More »
Can football be completely safe and still be football? (#4105)

Can football be completely safe and still be football? (#4105)

posted on October 4, 2013 at 4:35 PM

Marv Cook, standout University of Iowa and NFL tight end and Iowa City Regina High School football coach, and Dr. Andy Peterson, clinical assistant professor of pediatrics and director of the University of Iowa's sports concussion program, say... 01:03 Read More »
Recipe: Spinach Salad (#0)

Recipe: Spinach Salad (#0)

posted on April 25, 2013 at 12:00 AM

Chef Blake Landau, of Newton's Paradise Cafe prepares a spinach salad topped with a peach vinaigrette. Read More »
Recipe: Spinach Dip (#0)

Recipe: Spinach Dip (#0)

posted on April 25, 2013 at 12:00 AM

Chef Blake Landau, of Newton's Paradise Cafe, shares his recipe for spinach dip. Read More »
Recipe: Rhubarb Caponata (#101)

Recipe: Rhubarb Caponata (#101)

posted on January 14, 2013 at 4:29 PM

Matt Steigerwald from the Lincoln Cafe in Mount Vernon, shares his recipe for Rhubarb Caponata. Read More »
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