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Stuart is the Director of Internet Operations at WHO-HD. He's worked in this role since 1995 and was a part of WHO-HDs on-line efforts since the beginning of the project. Long time viewers would recognize Stuart from his Today in Iowa Sunday appearances on Computer Corner!

Before taking the reigns of WHOtv.com, Stuart was a news photographer here at WHO. He began with the station in the summer of 1983 and worked as a news photographer until 1995 when he became webmaster.

Away from the station, Stuart is a private pilot and loves to spend his free time flying over central Iowa.

Recent Articles
  • LiveWell Minute: Hip and Knee Replacement

    Each year approximately 773,000 Americans have hip or knee replacement surgery. Since the early 1970’s the surgeons of Des Moines Orthopaedic Surgeons have performed over 12,000 total hip replacements and more than 20,000 total knee replacements.

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    LIVEWELL MINUTE: Migraine Headaches

    Migraine headache affects 36 million Americans. Migrane attacks may last from 4 hours to 3 days, with sufferers experiencing pounding head pain, nausea and sensitivity to sound and light. Dr. Lynn Rankin, MD, Neurologist, UnityPoint Clinic says, “Migraine typically arises from a family history, but may begin following a mild head injury, illness or a shift in hormones. People should log their attacks, looking for triggers or patterns, and seek a diagnosis from their physician.” Migraine treatment is individualized for […]

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    LIVEWELL MINUTE: Electromagnetic Navigation Bronchoscopy

    Iowa Methodist Medical Center and the John Stoddard Cancer Center are the first in the area to acquire a new Electromagnetic Navigation Bronchoscopy, allowing physicians to detect lung cancer earlier than before.

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    LiveWell Minute: Level 1 Trauma Designation

    Traumatic injury is the leading cause of death for persons in Iowa from one to 44 years of age. An estimated 30,000 Iowans are rushed to hospitals for emergency evaluation each year.

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    LiveWell Minute: Stroke Detection

    A stroke is an emergency situation, and time is important. During a stroke, vital blood flow and oxygen is cut off to the brain. In the U.S., stroke is the fifth leading cause of death, killing more than 133,000 people each year, and a leading cause of serious, long-term adult disability. Dr. Calvin Hansen, Neurology says, “Remember to act FAST to save a life and limit disabilities.  FAST stands for Face, Arm, Speech and Time.  Does their face droop on […]

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    Submit Your Gardening Questions

    Send us your gardening questions using this form…

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    LIVEWELL MINUTE: AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmill

    UnityPoint Health offers the latest technology in rehabilitation and training to central Iowa. Dan Sweet, Physical Therapist, UnityPoint Health says, “The AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmill allows a user to un-weight your body in 1% increments up to an 80% reduction in body weight without interfering with normal lower extremity mechanics.  Unlike pool therapy, this system allows the user complete control over the return to full weight bearing.  People have been amazed how they are able to walk and/or run again without […]

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    LIVEWELL MINUTE: Window Safety

    Each year in the United States, falls from windows account for an estimated 5,000 injuries, in some cases death.  Blank Children’s Hospital wants to remind anyone who watches infants and small children to be on guard for the potential of this often overlooked hazard. Anne Garinger, Advocacy and Outreach Coordinator, Blank Children’s Hospital says, “Don’t depend on screens to prevent falls. In 80% of window fall cases, a screen was in place.  Keeping beds and furniture away from windows can […]

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    St. Patty’s Fun In Downtown Parade

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Get your green on today and head down to the St. Patrick’s day parade downtown!  Iowa’s Irish sons and daughters will show off their pride alongside Irish musicians and bagpipes. The parade starts at noon.  Plan to get your spot early along Grand Avenue, between Ninth and 15th street. The parade will be followed with an after party.  You’ll find traditional Irish foods and live music at the Marriott downtown. Don’t party too hard.  The “Central […]

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    Cash Savers Coming To Town

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Now we know the fate of the final two Dahl’s stores. Monday it was revealed the two stores will become Cash Saver Food outlets. The two stores to become Cash Saver Foods are located at 4121 Fleur and 1320 East Euclid. D. G. S. Acquisitions, an affiliate of Associated Wholesale Grocers, plans to remodel both stores and make the change next month. So, what can you expect? Brush up on your math skills… Cash Saver follows […]

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    Water Works Suit Filed on Monday

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Des Moines Water Works officially filed a lawsuit in federal court Monday. The suit is against three Iowa counties. Named in the suit are the Boards of Supervisors in Sac, Buena Vista and Calhoun counties as the trustees of ten drainage districts. The lawsuit accuses those districts of violating the clean water act. The water works is seeking damages for the harm it says was caused by the unlawful discharge of nitrates. Des Moines Water Works […]

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    LIVEWELL MINUTE: Travel Clinic

    A unique and specialized service is available at Blank Children’s Hospital. The Travel Clinic assists children and parents from catching an infectious disease before going abroad. Dr. Amaran Moodley, Infectious Disease Pediatrician tells us, “Children are different than adults when it comes to dosage requirements, and may also experience different side effects to certain medications. By visiting the travel clinic prior to leaving the country, children will benefit from our country specific recommendations for vaccinations and preventative medicine.” “Our goal,” […]


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