The eighth annual Omaha Health Summit takes place October 22nd at the Embassy Suites Omaha-Downtown.

A series of public meetings begin tonight on a state plan to address the needs of patients with Alzheimer’s Disease, and their caregivers.

This year’s flu vaccine will protect individuals from four different flu strains.

The Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center is getting a new building which is set to open in the first quarter of 2017.

A new report from the American Cancer Society says Nebraska could do better when it comes to policies to help prevent and fight cancer.

The report, released Thursday, looks at state policies regarding items such as smoking cessation programs, coverage for Medicaid patients, and access to screening. The report says Nebraska spends only 11 percent of what the CDC recommends on tobacco control programs.

Douglas County has its first confirmed West Nile Virus case of the season.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A group of tanning salon owners is suing the Nebraska Cancer Coalition, accusing it of making false, defamatory statements about tanning that have hurt the businesses.

The business owners operate 30 tanning salons in Omaha and Lincoln and said Wednesday they will file the lawsuit in Douglas County District Court.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Governor Pete Ricketts has named two division directors to serve in the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services.

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.