Live Well Omaha officials hope metro area families will take a Family Dining Pledge.
A new study from a UNMC expert on childhood obesity asks whether a school’s design can reduce childhood obesity.
A new report shows Nebraska children are removed from their homes at almost twice the national rate under the state’s child welfare system.
A new report shows one in five Nebraska children lived in poverty in 2011.
The Midlands Mentoring Partnership says there are 30,000 children in the Omaha area living below the poverty line who could benefit from mentoring.
A UNMC therapist says a child’s age and maturity level should guide conversations with them about last week’s school shooting.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says Nebraska's effort to privatize child welfare services wasn't necessarily bad — it just went too fast.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Child advocates are asking Nebraska lawmakers to extend state services to youths who are pushed out of foster care because of age limits.
Omaha is one of 11 cities nationwide to get grant funding that'll help afterschool programs provide meals for students.
The $28,000 grant is part of an effort by the National League of Cities and the Walmart Foundation to combat childhood hunger. There currently are 260 afterschool programs in the Omaha area.
About 325 Nebraska children with developmental disabilities will have new services available to them.