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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 »
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 »
Wash Those Hands! (#0)

Wash Those Hands! (#0)

posted on March 22, 2011 at 8:08 PM

Doctor Pete Hetherington, from Blank Children's Hospital, shows Dan Wardell how to wash his hands during Festival 2011! 01:40 Read More »
Doctor Pete Gives a Check-Up! (#0)

Doctor Pete Gives a Check-Up! (#0)

posted on March 22, 2011 at 6:43 PM

Doctor Pete Hetherington, from Blank Children's Hospital, gives Dan Wardell a check-up during Festival 2011! 01:51 Read More »
Healthy Minutes: Eating Together (#0)

Healthy Minutes: Eating Together (#0)

posted on September 2, 2010 at 4:45 PM

Full Program: Between school, work, sports, homework, bedtime, and everything else that happens in your family’s busy day, you should try sitting down and eating healthy together as often as you can. 01:00 Read More »
Healthy Minutes: Gardening Fun (#0)

Healthy Minutes: Gardening Fun (#0)

posted on September 2, 2010 at 4:44 PM

Full Program: All the fruits and vegetables you can buy in the store come from a farm or a garden. 01:00 Read More »
Healthy Minutes: Eating Vegetables (#0)

Healthy Minutes: Eating Vegetables (#0)

posted on September 2, 2010 at 4:44 PM

Full Program: Kids love eating vegetables? Dan Wardell checks out a local cafeteria to make sure that this fantastic story is true and that students really do love eating vegetables. 01:00 Read More »
Physical Education: Grundy Center's PE4Life Program (#330)

Physical Education: Grundy Center's PE4Life Program (#330)

posted on May 20, 2010 at 11:47 AM

In Grundy Center, a northeast Iowa school changes the way they do physical education in an effort to promote healthier lives. 04:44 Read More »
Lead-Based Paint Hazards (#0)

Lead-Based Paint Hazards (#0)

posted on May 3, 2010 at 2:07 PM

This session assists licensed child care centers and registered child development homes with understanding the regulatory requirements of the Iowa Department of Human Services (DHS) and the Iowa Department of Public Health (DPH) for visual... 01:54:43 Read More »
Safe Sleep for Infants in Iowa Early Childhood Care, Health and Education Settings  (#0)

Safe Sleep for Infants in Iowa Early Childhood Care, Health and Education Settings (#0)

posted on May 3, 2010 at 2:04 PM

This session will assist early childhood care, health and education consultants and child care providers in promoting safe sleep behaviors and maintaining safe sleep environments for infants in child care. 01:17:45 Read More »
Healthy Minutes: Cuts and Scrapes (#120)

Healthy Minutes: Cuts and Scrapes (#120)

posted on September 30, 2009 at 12:35 PM

Full Program: Taking care of cuts and scrapes is easy to do! 01:00 Read More »
Healthy Minutes: Lifelong Exercise (#121) (#121)

Healthy Minutes: Lifelong Exercise (#121) (#121)

posted on September 29, 2009 at 4:01 PM

Full Program: Exercise is important and fun for people of all ages! 01:00 Read More »
Healthy Minutes: Move and Read Every Day (#119) (#119)

Healthy Minutes: Move and Read Every Day (#119) (#119)

posted on September 28, 2009 at 9:56 AM

Full Program: Move your body and use your brain every day. 01:00 Read More »
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