Health/Medical

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9:09 am
Fri July 18, 2014

Chikungunya case confirmed in Douglas County

Douglas County has its first confirmed case of the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus.

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8:03 am
Tue July 1, 2014

Changes to school health screenings for 2014-15 year

Changes are coming to the health screenings Nebraska children have before starting school.

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8:12 am
Fri June 27, 2014

AARP report focuses on long-term care services for older adults

An AARP report gives Nebraska mixed results when it comes to meeting the long-term health care needs of older adults and the disabled.

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8:44 am
Tue June 10, 2014

DHHS sees 1st case of rare, mosquito-borne virus

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska has received its first report of a rare, mosquito-borne virus.

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7:32 am
Fri June 6, 2014

Iowa, Nebraska VA facilities under scrutiny

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.

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6:06 am
Fri June 6, 2014

Dr. Adi Pour Reports on State of Douglas County Health

At the last Douglas County Board Meeting, Dr. Adi Pour, Director of the Douglas County Health Department, discussed the State of Public Health.

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2:30 pm
Wed May 21, 2014

GO! Challenge encourages teens to make healthy choices

Credit Matthew Thielker

Encouraging healthy behavior is the goal of a Douglas County initiative called the GO! Challenge.

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1:00 am
Tue May 6, 2014

VA working to re-establish medical foster home program

44 states have a medical foster home program where elderly veterans receive care in a private home.

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1:29 pm
Thu May 1, 2014

Nearly 43,000 Nebraskans enroll in marketplace

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new federal report says nearly 43,000 Nebraskans signed up for health insurance in the six months since the federal marketplace was launched.

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2:30 pm
Tue April 22, 2014

Prescription drug take-back day Saturday

You can dispose of unwanted or unused prescription drugs at one of at least a dozen metro area sites this weekend.

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