Health Care

Health/Medical
5:06 am
Thu August 30, 2012

UNMC report details what Medicaid Expansion would mean in Nebraska

A new report released by UNMC looks at the expansion of the state’s Medicaid program under the Affordable Care Act.

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Politics & Elections
12:55 pm
Wed August 29, 2012

Second Congressional District candidate wants changes to Medicare system

The Democratic candidate for Nebraska’s Second Congressional District says changes are needed to the Medicare system to keep it solvent.

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Health/Medical
5:06 am
Wed August 29, 2012

Alzheimer's Association Works to Find Cure and Combat the Illness

67,000 people in Iowa and 40,000 individuals in Nebraska are currently suffering from Alzheimer’s disease.

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Health/Medical
2:38 pm
Tue August 28, 2012

Douglas County Health Department reports the season's first West Nile Virus death

A Douglas County man in his mid 60s has died after contracting West Nile Virus.

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Health/Medical
5:06 am
Wed August 22, 2012

New Three-Foot Bike/Pedestrian Passing Law in Effect

A new law requires motorists to give 3-feet of space when they pass bicyclists, pedestrians or someone using a motorized wheelchair on the road.

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Government
11:46 am
Wed August 15, 2012

Public meetings set on health insurance marketplace

Eight public meetings will be held statewide as Nebraska works to put together a state-based health insurance exchange program.

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Health/Medical
9:40 am
Thu August 9, 2012

Costs, services at Douglas County Health Center to be studied

The Douglas County Health Center provides assisted living and long-term care for up to 275 people.
Douglas County Health Department

The Douglas County Health Center is the subject of a study on costs and efficiency.

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Government
10:40 am
Tue August 7, 2012

Omaha Mayor Jim Suttle suffers a mild stroke

Omaha Mayor Jim Suttle will spend the night at Methodist Hospital after suffering a mild stroke during an international economic development tour.

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Health/Medical
5:06 am
Tue August 7, 2012

Swap Your Old Gas Can for a New One on Wednesday

The City of Omaha is hosting a Gas Can Exchange Event on Wednesday at Tranquility Park. 

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Government
12:30 pm
Mon August 6, 2012

Omaha Mayor Jim Suttle released from the hospital

Omaha Mayor Jim Suttle is out of the hospital in Ireland.

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