Children

Health/Medical
9:36 am
Tue October 21, 2014

Creighton doctor studying flu vaccine effectiveness in children

A Creighton doctor is studying whether children will respond better to a flu vaccine with an added ingredient called an adjuvant.

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Government
8:39 am
Mon October 20, 2014

Pilot program offers alternative in neglect cases

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska officials have launched a pilot program to keep more neglected children with their families, as long as steps can be taken to keep them safe.

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Nebraska
8:30 am
Thu October 16, 2014

Grant to provide rural Nebraska social services

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska at Omaha has received a $1.3 million federal grant to send graduate students in social work to rural Nebraska areas to help at-risk youth with behavioral health concerns.

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Health/Medical
8:17 am
Wed September 10, 2014

Type of enterovirus affecting children, leading to hospitalizations

Four states neighboring Nebraska, including Iowa, have confirmed cases of a serious strain of enterovirus that’s making children sick.

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Health/Medical
1:51 pm
Tue September 2, 2014

Omaha group gets grant to reduce infant mortality

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha-based health care organization is receiving money from the federal government to fund a program aimed at reducing infant mortality.

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Government
2:50 pm
Thu July 17, 2014

Nebraska launches child care quality rating system

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska has launched a new quality rating system for child care facilities and early childhood education programs.

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Education
4:00 am
Mon July 14, 2014

OPS studying student assignment plan options

The Omaha Public Schools received 3,500 responses to a survey on the district's student assignment plan.

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Education
10:10 am
Thu July 3, 2014

Bellevue school project focuses on kindness, understanding

Students at a Bellevue school spent the last three weeks of their school year on projects teaching about kindness, prejudice, and being misunderstood.

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Health/Medical
8:03 am
Tue July 1, 2014

Changes to school health screenings for 2014-15 year

Changes are coming to the health screenings Nebraska children have before starting school.

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Nebraska
2:04 pm
Wed April 16, 2014

Race for Results: report looks at barriers to success

A new report shows children of color face racial and socioeconomic barriers to success.

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