While MHP waits for the LUCAS 2 to be purchased Mahaska Health Partnership staff want county residents to reduces their chances of cardiovascular disease, especially in women. According to the American Heart Association, heart disease and stroke are responsible for 1 in 3 deaths among women each year.
As Iowans prepare to caucus on Monday, February 1st presidential candidates are flooding the airwaves with advertisements and other political information this week. Throughout the state campaigners were making as many stops as possible jockeying for the republican and democratic nominations.
The sudden death of former NFL and Iowa safety, Tyler Sash is back in the headlines. The 27-year-old was found dead at his Oskaloosa residence on September 8, 2015 from an accidental overdose of methadone and hydrocodone.