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HEALTHBEAT4: Pack sunscreen to protect yourself over Labor Day weekend Video included

Just because we're heading into fall doesn't mean you don't need to protect our skin especially if you're young. More>>

New medical technology is helping patients suffering from sinus disease Video included

Navigation systems can be a great tool for getting around unfamiliar places, like when you're traveling through a big city or trying to figure out which dirt road leads to grandpa's farm. Now, it's also being used by doctors. Helping them find the correct route when performing surgeries. KTIV's Brianna Clark shows us a new piece of equipment that's helping patients who are suffering from sinus disease.
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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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    SportsFource Extra highlights and scores

    SportsFource Extra highlights and scores

    Sgt. Bluff-Luton lost to Lewis Central, 35-28, on Friday night.Sgt. Bluff-Luton lost to Lewis Central, 35-28, on Friday night.
    Watch highlights of 11 Siouxland football games and see the SportsFource scoreboard from Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota.More >>
    Watch highlights of 11 Siouxland football games and see the SportsFource scoreboard from Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota.
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    Musketeers fall in Junior World Cup semifinal

    Musketeers fall in Junior World Cup semifinal

    The Musketeers lost to Toplar of Russia, 6-4, in the Junior World Cup semifinals on Friday.The Musketeers lost to Toplar of Russia, 6-4, in the Junior World Cup semifinals on Friday.
    The run for the gold medal in the 2014 Junior Club World Cup for the Sioux City Musketeers hit a snag on Friday night as they fell 6-4 to the tournament host Tolpar Ufa in semifinal actionMore >>
    The run for the gold medal in the 2014 Junior Club World Cup for the Sioux City Musketeers hit a snag on Friday night as they fell 6-4 to the tournament host Tolpar Ufa in semifinal action
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    East tops arch-rival Heelan in football season opener

    East tops arch-rival Heelan in football season opener

    Austin Ahrendt scores a touchdown in East's 31-21 win over Bishop Heelan on Thursday.Austin Ahrendt scores a touchdown in East's 31-21 win over Bishop Heelan on Thursday.
    In one of Iowa's best rivalries, Bishop Heelan and East met for the 77th time on Thursday. The Black Raiders never trailed, winning 31-21.  See the highlights and the SportsFource scoreboard.More >>
    In one of Iowa's best rivalries, Bishop Heelan and East met for the 77th time on Thursday. The Black Raiders never trailed, winning 31-21.  See the highlights and the SportsFource scoreboard.
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