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The TheraP Deluxe Automatic Blood Pressure Monitor with DK Technology(TM), which uses a built-in microphone to take an accurate reading.  (PRNewsFoto/HoMedics)

Higher blood pressure threshold OK in older adults

CHICAGO (AP) — Many older adults with high blood pressure can be treated less aggressively, which could mean taking fewer pills to get it under control, according to new treatment guidelines from an expert panel. […]

12/18/2013

New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez, bottom center, signs autographs at U.S. Cellular Field before a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox, Monday, Aug. 5, 2013, in Chicago. Rodriguez was suspended through 2014 and All-Stars Nelson Cruz, Jhonny Peralta and Everth Cabrera were banned 50 games apiece Monday when Major League Baseball disciplined 13 players in a drug case, the most sweeping punishment since the Black Sox scandal nearly a century ago. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday: 1. INTERCEPTED COMMUNICATION LED US TO SHUT EMBASSIES The secret message between al-Qaida chief al-Zawahri and his deputy […]

08/06/2013

University of Iowa students before an NCAA college football game against Penn State in Iowa City, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

University of Iowa claims top party school title

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — College students consider the University of Iowa the nation’s best party school, even though Iowa City has tried to make its famous bar scene less hospitable to underage drinkers. The […]

08/05/2013

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At more colleges, classes on genetics get personal

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — University of Iowa student Bakir Hajdarevic didn’t have to study for the most important test in his genetics class. He just had to spit.

03/01/2013

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Need surgery? Good luck getting hospital cost info

CHICAGO (AP) — Want to know how much a hip replacement will cost? Many hospitals won’t be able to tell you, at least not right away — if at all. And if you shop around and find centers that can quote a price, the amounts could vary astronomically, a study found.

02/11/2013

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Iowa court: Bosses can fire ‘irresistible’ workers

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Supreme Court says a dentist did not commit gender discrimination when he fired an attractive female assistant he viewed as a threat to his marriage.

12/21/2012

Judge calls mistrial in liberal bias trial

DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) – A judge has declared a mistrial in the case of a conservative scholar who claims she was passed over for jobs at the University of Iowa law school because of liberal […]

10/24/2012

Conservative: U. Iowa law school rejection stung

DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) – A conservative lawyer says she was shocked when she was passed over for a faculty job at the University of Iowa law school in favor of a less qualified candidate who […]

10/22/2012

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