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Heart health and fiber

A new study shows heart attack survivors should increase their fiber intake.

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County Health Rankings released

Just how healthy are you, and the community you live in? We’re getting a better idea of where north Iowa stacks up as an annual list is rele…

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Could a DNA test replace the Pap Smear?

An FDA advisory committee is recommending that the human papillomavirus test replace the Pap test, which involves examining a cervical sampl…

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A new household poison

We told you about different cleaning chemicals found in many homes and what to watch out for, but lately, there’s another poisonous substanc…

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Household hazards under your sink

While it’s important to know what hazardous materials are being held in different facilities, it’s just as important to know what’s in your …

KIMT WEB Covering Your Health

New technology to treat asthma

There’s a new technology that allows respiratory therapists to diagnose and treat asthma by measuring the amount of nitric oxide in a person…

KIMT WEB Covering Your Health

Cancer Prevention Study enrollment begins

We’ve told you about the nation-wide cancer research study taking place in our area. It’s called the Cancer Prevention Study 3 or “CPS-3” an…

Autism Fair: Special Kids, Special Love

Autism back to school fair

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KIMT WEB Covering Your Health

Two weeks to live

A north Iowa man’s story of survival after being told cancer would end his life early.

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Obesity rankings list Iowa 12th

Iowa’s obesity rate ranks in the top 15 nationwide according to a new study. The trust for america’s health report shows Iowa’s adult obesit…