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2:07 pm
Fri March 29, 2013

1 in 3 Omaha metro area children are overweight or obese

Live Well Omaha officials hope metro area families will take a Family Dining Pledge.

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2:53 pm
Wed March 27, 2013

March is Low Vision Month

The most common causes of low vision are macular degeneration and glaucoma.

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1:00 am
Wed March 20, 2013

VA hospital temporarily closes operating rooms

Nebraska and western Iowa veterans who need surgery will undergo those procedures somewhere other than the Omaha VA hospital for the time being.

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2:32 pm
Mon March 18, 2013

Report looks at role of a school's design in reducing childhood obesity

A new study from a UNMC expert on childhood obesity asks whether a school’s design can reduce childhood obesity.

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6:06 am
Wed March 13, 2013

Possible New Treatment for Chronic Hives

20% of the US population gets hives at some point in their lives.  A smaller percentage of them are chronic sufferers, having hives for more than six weeks. 

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6:06 am
Thu March 7, 2013

Relief from Decades of Pain

A new clinic at the Nebraska Medical Center treats patients who have non-malignant issues or conditions with their pancreas or biliary tract. 

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1:00 am
Tue February 26, 2013

State of Public Health report looks at Douglas County's overall health, well-being

Seven outbreaks of norovirus were reported in Douglas County last year, according to a new report.

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6:06 am
Thu February 7, 2013

UNMC Study Examines Heart Failure Patients and Exercise

UNMC’s College of Nursing Lincoln Division recently received a $3.36 million grant to fund a 5-year study looking at the adherence to exercise in heart failure patients.

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3:24 pm
Tue January 29, 2013

Smoke Free Daycare Bill Introduced

Omaha Senator Rick Kolowski recently introduced LB 630, a bill that would make all daycares smoke free.

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