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The Gazette Board of Regents State of Iowa President Bruce Rastetter of Alden speaks during a meeting at the University of Iowa in this 2013 photo.
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Want To Live Longer? Go For A Run, Says Iowa State Researcher AMES, Iowa - Need an incentive to lace up your shoes and go for a run? A new Iowa State University study, published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, found running for just five or 10 minutes a day can significantly reduce your risk of death from cardiovascular ... (more)
23 hrs ago | RedOrbit
Running can significantly reduce a person's risk of dying from cardiovascular disease , but you don't have to be preparing for a marathon to see the benefits, according to a new study appearing in Monday's edition of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology .
Running for just a few minutes a day - even at slow speeds - may significantly reduce the risk of death from heart disease compared to not running at all, according to Iowa State University researchers.
People who run in their spare time, even if it's not very fast or very far, tend to have a lower risk of dying from heart disease or from any cause than non-runners, according to a new study.
But, the best news from this study is that it appears that you can reap this benefit even if you run at slow speeds for mere minutes every day, the 15-year study suggests.
With the spread of the destructive Emerald Ash Borer insect pest in Iowa, a free educational workshop is being held in Gladbrook to help residents in the area learn about dealing with this pest.
More than half of Iowa farmland is rented, and the percentage of farmland rented has increased over time due to the changing demographics of farmland owners.
A national conference to enhance the knowledge of urban and minority legislators about agriculture was held in Ames July 17 through 19. "The Urban Ag Academy helps urban and minority legislators and other policymakers understand the important role agriculture plays in our economy and the challenges facing the agricultural community today," said ... (more)
Out at a restaurant the other night, it happened again. I sat with two young parents who tugged an iPad out of their diaper bag and placed it before their fussing toddler.
The latest technology designed to reduce the odor from hog manure will be the focus of a conference next month at Iowa State University.
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Bo Cai, who works for a Chinese technology firm, was arrested last year as he tried to board a flight home with a sensor hidden in a computer.
Updated: Tue Jul 29, 2014 06:40 pm
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