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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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Health/Medical
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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Health/Medical
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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Health/Medical
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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Health/Medical
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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6:06 am
Thu April 17, 2014

The Bed is Dead Campaign Aimed at Teen Girls

The Bed is Dead is a social-media based campaign focused on raising awareness among teenagers about the link between indoor tanning and malignant melanoma, the most dangerous of the skin cancers.

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4:00 am
Mon April 7, 2014

Study looks at young adults' attitudes, behaviors concerning alcohol

A new study finds nearly 45 percent of Nebraskans ages 19 to 25 report binge drinking in the past month.

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Health/Medical
7:55 am
Tue March 25, 2014

Nebraskans reminded of health insurance deadline

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Some lawmakers are urging Nebraskans to enroll in a health insurance plan under the federal health care law by the end of the month.

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Health/Medical
6:37 am
Mon March 17, 2014

The VNA's Senior Speaker Series Returns Thursday

"Whoops! Gotta Go” is the title of the first presentation in this year’s VNA Senior Speaker Series.

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Health/Medical
4:00 am
Fri March 14, 2014

Two UNMC programs get top-ten national rankings

UNMC has received two top ten rankings in a new U.S. News and World Report ranking of graduate schools.

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