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HEALTHBEAT4: Cutting edge of surgery Video included

The future of medicine arrived at the Pierce Street Surgery Center just a few weeks ago. More>>

Ebola death toll rises to 1,229, WHO says

The number of deaths from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has climbed to 1,229, the World Health Organization said Tuesday. More>>

Ebola: New Mexico hospital on alert Video included

Health officials continue to monitor a New Mexico woman showing symptoms similar to the Ebola virus. More>>

Could an Ebola outbreak spread to the U.S.? Health experts say it's not likely Video included

West Africa is dealing with the deadliest Ebola outbreak on record as international health organizations struggle to contain it.
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Boosting Your Brain

(NBC News) It's predicted the number of people with Alzheimer's disease will nearly triple in the coming decades. More>>

Health care changes in America proceed with a lot of uncertainty

There will be several factors to consider before enrolling in plans under the Affordable Care Act and not all the details are clear at this point. More>>

The vaccines you still need as an adult

The CDC recommends adults get a tetanus booster shot every ten years. The CDC recommends adults get a tetanus booster shot every ten years.

Many vaccines are required for kids starting school, but even as you get older, there are several you need to keep up to date on. More>>

Study says melanoma survivors need to be more careful

A new study finds that many melanoma survivors still go outside without protection. A new study finds that many melanoma survivors still go outside without protection.

Even though more people are living after a melanoma diagnosis, they have to be careful, especially when it comes to being out in the sun. More>>

Keeping kids safe from child abuse

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. April is Child Abuse Prevention Month.

Child abuse is completely preventable, and getting the word out to parents and caregivers can keep kids safe. More>>

Brushing up on healthy dental habits for your kids

Flavored toothpaste, flossing aids, and Xylitol  suckers can help encourage healthy oral hygiene. Flavored toothpaste, flossing aids, and Xylitol suckers can help encourage healthy oral hygiene.

February is National Children's Dental Health Month to bring awareness about good oral hygiene, and to brush up on healthy dental habits for kids. More>>

App allows patients to request prescriptions refills on smartphones

Patients can request prescription refills through a new app and website. Patients can request prescription refills through a new app and website.

An app called Refill Rx makes it easier for patients to request prescription refills. More>>

Wear your red for heart disease awareness

Wear Red Day kicks off American Heart Month. Wear Red Day kicks off American Heart Month.

Friday, February 1st is National Wear Red Day. More>>

Keeping young athletes safe from head injuries

Players need to do a better job communicating news of their injuries. Players need to do a better job communicating news of their injuries.

The threat of head injury has become a serious topic of discussion among young athletes. More>>

Exercise-triggered asthma shouldn't keep you from working out

Tests can determine if you have exercise-triggered asthma. Tests can determine if you have exercise-triggered asthma.

Don't give up on exercising because you're short of breath, because doctors can test to see if you suffer from exercise-triggered asthma. More>>

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    West hopes to build on playoff return

    West hopes to build on playoff return

    Sioux City West hopes to build on their playoff appearance last season.Sioux City West hopes to build on their playoff appearance last season.
    Sioux City West made the playoffs last year for the first time since 2007. The Wolverines were just 2-7 and lost to Dowling Catholic in round one but hope the playoff appearance will lead to better things.More >>
    Sioux City West made the playoffs last year for the first time since 2007. The Wolverines were just 2-7 and lost to Dowling Catholic in round one but hope the playoff appearance will lead to better things.
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    Musketeers open Junior World Cup with win over Austria

    Musketeers open Junior World Cup with win over Austria

    The Musketeers celebrate a goal by Adam Johnson during a 7-2 win over Austria on Friday.The Musketeers celebrate a goal by Adam Johnson during a 7-2 win over Austria on Friday.
    The Sioux City Musketeers opened play in the 2014 Junior Club World Cup in grand fashion as they scored five unanswered goals on the way to earning a 7-2 win against Austria representative Red Bull Salzburg at the Ice Palace Salavat Yulaev in Ufa, Russia, on Friday.More >>
    The Sioux City Musketeers opened play in the 2014 Junior Club World Cup in grand fashion as they scored five unanswered goals on the way to earning a 7-2 win against Austria representative Red Bull Salzburg at the Ice Palace Salavat Yulaev in Ufa, Russia, on Friday.More >>
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    Muskies ready for World Cup opener

    Muskies ready for World Cup opener

    The Sioux City Musketeers play Austria in the first game of the Junior Club World Cup in Russia.The Sioux City Musketeers play Austria in the first game of the Junior Club World Cup in Russia.
    The Sioux City Musketeers have been in Russia for almost a week, getting ready for the Junior Club World Cup. The Muskies play an Austrian team in the first of four pool play games on Friday.More >>
    The Sioux City Musketeers have been in Russia for almost a week, getting ready for the Junior Club World Cup. The Muskies play an Austrian team in the first of four pool play games on Friday.
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