A new program at Omaha’s Northwest High School uses a peer-to-peer approach to target obesity prevention.
The American Red Cross says blood donations are urgently needed.
A new report says 44 percent of the Omaha metro area’s health care workforce doesn’t have a bachelors’ degree.
Douglas County has its first confirmed case of the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus.
Changes are coming to the health screenings Nebraska children have before starting school.
An AARP report gives Nebraska mixed results when it comes to meeting the long-term health care needs of older adults and the disabled.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska has received its first report of a rare, mosquito-borne virus.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Some patients at Veterans Affairs medical centers in Iowa and Nebraska are on waiting lists for treatment, but the facilities say they're unaware of any unauthorized lists like those uncovered in other states.
At the last Douglas County Board Meeting, Dr. Adi Pour, Director of the Douglas County Health Department, discussed the State of Public Health.
Encouraging healthy behavior is the goal of a Douglas County initiative called the GO! Challenge.