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Alex's Army Marches On, Part 2 Video included

They are know as Alex's Army, the family and friends of Alex Hermstad, a twin sister from Spencer, Iowa, who was a teenager when she died from complications caused by A-L-S, or Lou Gehrig's Disease.  


Healthbeat 4: Spencer Hospital set to open new dialysis center Video included

Spencer Hospital is just days away from treating patients at their new dialysis center in Spencer, Iowa. On Healthbeat 4, we take a look inside the facility to see what it has to offer patients. 


Alex's Army marches on Video included

An Iowa mother is one of seven women who recently traveled to New York for a special trip. 


Second grade Iowa student dies from complications of E. coli

An email sent to parents from the school’s principal and counselor offers the following advice for speaking to children about death and recognizing signs they may need help. 


Settlement in Colgate-Palmolive baby powder lawsuit


A settlement has been reached between Colgate-Palmolive and a Southern California man who claimed in a lawsuit that he developed cancer by using the company's talc-based baby powder. More>>

New technology gives stroke patients immediate care plans Video included

New technology at Unity-Point Health -- St. Luke's now offers stroke patients instant access to care.


A stressful job could take a toll on your health

A new Swedish study found work stress was linked to a 48% higher risk of atrial fibrillation. 


Exercise may lower the risk of death among adult survivors of childhood cancer

Researchers tracked over 15-thousand adults diagnosed with cancer before they were 21. 


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