DES MOINES — When working with obese children, nutrition is the first place to start, according to Stacey Milani, a pediatric physician at a MercyOne pediatric clinic in Pleasant Hill.

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The White House on Friday said the Iowa Department of Health and Human Services would receive $9 million in a state opioid response money, as part of the $1.5 billion it announced in nationwide funding to help combat the nation’s opioids epidemic.

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The White House on Friday said the Iowa Department of Health and Human Services would receive $9 million in a state opioid response money, as part of the $1.5 billion it announced in nationwide funding to help combat the nation’s opioids epidemic.

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The White House on Friday said the Iowa Department of Health and Human Services would receive $9 million in a state opioid response money, as part of the $1.5 billion it announced in nationwide funding to help combat the nation’s opioids epidemic.

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The White House on Friday said the Iowa Department of Health and Human Services would receive $9 million in a state opioid response money, as part of the $1.5 billion it announced in nationwide funding to help combat the nation’s opioids epidemic.

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The White House on Friday said the Iowa Department of Health and Human Services would receive $9 million in a state opioid response money, as part of the $1.5 billion it announced in nationwide funding to help combat the nation’s opioids epidemic.

Two Iowa caregivers accused of failing to protect elderly Iowans who froze to death on their watch are now facing very different consequences. One of the workers has been criminally charged with second-degree murder and faces up to 50 years of imprisonment if convicted, while the other is facing no criminal charges and has been […]

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Smith hid for three hours in the woman's vehicle. Smith threatened her with an Airsoft pistol and forced her into his vehicle, where he blindfolded her, bound her with zip ties and duct tape, and rendered her unconscious with homemade chloroform.

President Joe Biden’s administration is expanding funding for states’ opioid recovery programs as drug enforcers warn of new efforts to sell fentanyl to children, but Iowa’s U.S. senators say not enough is being done to criminalize drug distribution. Also this week, all four of Iowa’s U.S. House members supported part of a package that would […]

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Summit Carbon Solutions filed lawsuits this week against three sets of northern Iowa landowners who have allegedly prevented its agents from surveying their properties, according to court records. The company is in the process of finalizing the route of its proposed pipeline, which would carry carbon dioxide captured from Iowa ethanol plants for underground sequestration […]

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