The Iowa Department of Public Health is offering free nicotine replacement patches and gum during the month of June. It’s available to smoke…
A new patient portal provides access to a variety of information.
It’s an opportunity to raise awareness for a disease many are still learning about.
The psychiatric manual that many in the industry rely on to help diagnose patients with mental illnesses is getting some revisions. While th…
Saturday May 18th, 9:00 am starting at NIACC in Mason City.
Two local breast cancer survivors talk about some difficult choices, and measures they’ve had to take to stay healthy.
A north Iowa woman is looking to raise awareness as she takes part in the Walk MS event this weekend.
When it comes to grabbing a snack on-the-go, there aren’t always healthy options in those vending machines. But one north Iowa city is hopin…
According to the Centers for Disease Control, there were almost 300 people who died due to the disease.
Hospitals in north Iowa and southern Minnesota receive high marks for patient safety. The recognition names Mayo Clinic’s hospitals Rocheste…
The product once told could protect from any kind of bacteria may actually be ineffective in the long run.
MASON CITY, IA – The Mercy Cancer Center is encouraging people to get tested for colorectal cancer. They will help give out free colorecal …
The American Cancer Society is looking for volunteers for a new cancer prevention study.
A new study looks at a new way of counting calories.
The number of Americans with heart failure is expected to climb drastically by the year 2030.
A new grant is looking to help rural towns throughout Iowa take care of derelict buildings.
Planting a garden might be the last thing on your mind with these cold temperatures we’ve been seeing but once it warms up, you might want t…
Local runners come together to not only race but to remember.
MASON CITY, IA — It could be a simple stroll in the park for some; but one group is helping to turn that into a lifetime of well-being. Memb…
These days the word “superfood” gets used a lot, and research is showing a certain snack that deserves that title.
Much Ado About Pollen
For millions of people, it’s what they eat that could kill them. That’s because they have food allergies, and the number of these folks seem…
A north Iowa care center is shattering the stereotype of the “typical” nursing home.
A new coil procedure may help Emphysema patients breathe easier.
A $1 million gift will be put towards a project that aims to help north Iowans.
Mercy Palliative Care is partnering with health organizations across north Iowa.
Autism now impacts 1 in 88 children which is why a local group wants to bring awareness to the issue.
Insurance gives the go ahead for a baby to undergo a bone marrow transplant.
A local cancer center will be a location for a nationwide clinical trial on using cholesterol drugs to prevent colon cancer.