health

A new study by a UNMC researcher has found that having a comorbid condition directly impacts a patient’s chances of surviving lung cancer.

Every year approximately one in 10 older Americans is a victim of elder abuse.

A new report says fewer adolescents are smoking cigarettes.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts declared an emergency to make sure state agencies have what they need to battle bird flu in the state.

A team of UNO and UNMC researchers has received an award from DARPA for their work on a strategy to prevent the spread of a mosquito-borne illness.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The ongoing bird flu outbreak has spread into northeast Nebraska, and officials are planning to kill 1.7 million chickens on a farm where the disease has been confirmed.

On June 18th, the Scott Conference Center will be the site of a one-day disaster preparedness symposium.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa public health officials say the number of new HIV diagnoses fell dramatically last year, but it's too soon to tell if the drop represents a sustained trend.

A new report gives Douglas County a C grade when it comes to air pollution from ozone.

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Game bird producers in the Midwest are ramping up disease prevention measures in an effort to shield their multi-billion-dollar industry from the highly contagious avian influenza outbreak sweeping the region's poultry producers.

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