DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — State lawmakers have reached a bipartisan deal to provide $11.6 million to counties to fund mental health services in the current budget year.
Fewer minorities are getting colorectal cancer screenings, according to a new study conducted in the Center for Health Policy at UNMC.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Doctors who treat newborns are urging Nebraska lawmakers to support a bill that would require congenital heart screenings as a way to help spot potential health threats.
A bill in the Nebraska Legislature would extend Medicaid coverage under the Affordable Care Act.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A top Iowa health official calls this the worst flu season the state has seen in many years.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A lawmaker has introduced a bill that would boot the governor, attorney general and other elected officials off Nebraska's state employee health insurance plan.
The flu is now widespread in Nebraska, according to the Department of Health and Human Services.
The Center for Rural Affairs is out with a new report on the Rural Implications of Health Insurance Coverage in Nebraska.
Intrabeam is a new treatment option for breast cancer patients. The procedure allows patients to have their surgery and radiation in a session lasting about 90 minutes.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad has informed the federal government that Iowa will create a state-federal partnership exchange to help Iowans buy health insurance, a requirement of the federal health care law.