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Dawn Hemesath says when a person is diagnosed with breast cancer, she never forgets the exact date — and even the exact time — that she hears the news.

The Eastern Iowa Mental Health Region, along with other mental health regions around the state, are seeking a delay in implementation of mandates in children’s mental health services that are scheduled to be completed by July 2021.

There are families in the Central DeWitt Community School District that are struggling financially.

Community pulls together in battle against breast cancer

Marta Brooks had a hard time believing she was writing a letter of recommendation on behalf Savanna Bachus, for the 2019-2020 Outstanding New FCS (Family and Consumer Science) Educator of the Year.

Once the initial shock of a breast cancer diagnosis wears off, many patients are ready to get down to business and begin treatment. Based on data collected by the SEER database, which is maintained by the National Cancer Institute, five-year survival rates for breast cancer in the United Sta…

A cancer diagnosis can be difficult to process. However, advancements in cancer research over the last several decades have helped more people survive such diagnoses. That should come as good news to people who have recently been diagnosed with breast cancer.

Breast cancer affects millions of women across the globe every year. According to the World Health Organization, breast cancer is the most frequent cancer among women, affecting 2.1 million women each year. As daunting as that may seem, the WHO also notes that early diagnosis can greatly red…

Breast cancer researchers have worked tirelessly over the last several decades as they work to eradicate the disease once and for all. While breast cancer still affects millions of women across the globe each year, advancements in treating the disease have dramatically improved five-year sur…

 The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) helps qualifying low-income Iowa homeowners and renters pay for a portion of their primary heating costs for the winter heating season. The assistance is based on household income, household size, type of fuel and type of housing.