LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An advocacy group for affordable health care has sued the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services on behalf of a 21-year-old Omaha college student denied Medicaid benefits.
A recent study by UNMC professor and HIV researcher, Dr. Howard Fox, and his collaborators, investigated something medical personnel have observed – that people with HIV seem to be getting age-related illnesses earlier than would be expected.
Dr. Tanya Morgan, Director of the Master of Public Health Program at Creighton University, says the American Public Health Association’s goal is to make the United States the healthiest nation in the world by 2030.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Even though officials say Omaha's tap water has met federal standards for lead for years, a local health organization is planning to test tap water for lead in light of the widespread contamination in Flint, Michigan.
The Munroe-Meyer Institute at UNMC and the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services’ Nebraska Respite Program are looking for individuals across the state who are interested in being trained to provide respite care services.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska state agency says it has improved how quickly it processes applications for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program after it failed to meet federal standards last year.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Department of Public Health says flu activity is on the rise in Iowa. Three flu viruses are active in the state, including two types of influenza A and an influenza B strain, all of which are covered by this year's flu shots.