health http://kios.org en American Red Cross says blood donations urgently needed http://kios.org/post/american-red-cross-says-blood-donations-urgently-needed <p>The American Red Cross says blood donations are urgently needed. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 19:00:00 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 50713 at http://kios.org Chikungunya case confirmed in Douglas County http://kios.org/post/chikungunya-case-confirmed-douglas-county <p>Douglas County has its first confirmed case of the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 14:09:42 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 50412 at http://kios.org Changes to school health screenings for 2014-15 year http://kios.org/post/changes-school-health-screenings-2014-15-year <p>Changes are coming to the health screenings Nebraska children have before starting school. Tue, 01 Jul 2014 13:03:50 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 49532 at http://kios.org Board: Number of Iowa doctors rose 2 pct last year http://kios.org/post/board-number-iowa-doctors-rose-2-pct-last-year <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A new report says the number of doctors practicing in Iowa has risen again. Mon, 16 Jun 2014 13:07:45 +0000 Associated Press 48767 at http://kios.org DHHS sees 1st case of rare, mosquito-borne virus http://kios.org/post/dhhs-sees-1st-case-rare-mosquito-borne-virus <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska has received its first report of a rare, mosquito-borne virus. Tue, 10 Jun 2014 13:44:17 +0000 Associated Press 48471 at http://kios.org Iowa, Nebraska VA facilities under scrutiny http://kios.org/post/iowa-nebraska-va-facilities-under-scrutiny <p></p><p>DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Some patients at Veterans Affairs medical centers in Iowa and Nebraska are on waiting lists for treatment, but the facilities say they're unaware of any unauthorized lists like those uncovered in other states.</p><p> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 12:32:34 +0000 Associated Press 48321 at http://kios.org Dr. Adi Pour Reports on State of Douglas County Health http://kios.org/post/dr-adi-pour-reports-state-douglas-county-health <p>At the last Douglas County Board Meeting, Dr. Adi Pour, Director of the Douglas County Health Department, discussed the State of Public Health.</p><p></p><p> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 11:06:06 +0000 Cheril Lee 48287 at http://kios.org Dr. Adi Pour Reports on State of Douglas County Health GO! Challenge encourages teens to make healthy choices http://kios.org/post/go-challenge-encourages-teens-make-healthy-choices <p>Encouraging healthy behavior is the goal of a Douglas County initiative called the GO! Challenge.</p><p></p><p> Wed, 21 May 2014 19:30:00 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 47541 at http://kios.org GO! Challenge encourages teens to make healthy choices Live Well Omaha Commuter Challenge focuses on alternative transportation http://kios.org/post/live-well-omaha-commuter-challenge-focuses-alternative-transportation <p>Live Well Omaha’s Commuter Challenge is underway through the end of September. Fri, 09 May 2014 06:00:00 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 46882 at http://kios.org Prescription drug take-back day Saturday http://kios.org/post/prescription-drug-take-back-day-saturday <p>You can dispose of unwanted or unused prescription drugs at one of at least a dozen metro area sites this weekend.</p><p> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 19:30:00 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 46071 at http://kios.org