The Douglas County Health Department wants 11,000 people to have access to smoke-free housing by the fall of 2014.
A new report shows Nebraska is making some progress when it comes to lowering the rate of babies born prematurely.
The Douglas County Health Department is encouraging everyone to get a flu shot.
Childhood and adult immunizations are the focus of tomorrow’s Omaha Science Café.
Dr. Ally Dering-Anderson, Clinical Assistant Professor at the UNMC College of Pharmacy, is the guest speaker.
She’ll discuss types of diseases people are immunized against and the benefits of adult and child immunizations.
Dr. Dering-Anderson says she’ll also talk about the changes in mortality rates as a result of vaccines.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska already faces a nursing shortage. But a top dean at the University of Nebraska Medical Center says the need will grow even more under the federal health care law.
Nebraska ranks number two in the country in terms of the binge drinking rate among adults.
10.8 percent of Douglas County adults reported being diagnosed with diabetes last year, according to a Community Health Needs Assessment done by Live Well Omaha.
Overall the VA is providing quality healthcare to the nation’s veterans.
The city of Omaha will put $35 million toward a new UNMC Cancer Center.
While September may seem a bit early to be worried about getting a flu shot, Kris Stapp Vice President of Visiting Nurses Services for the VNA, insists it's not.