health

Omaha
8:30 am
Tue October 14, 2014

Omaha Health Summit focuses on future of community

A healthy future for Omaha is the focus of an upcoming health summit.

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Health/Medical
9:19 am
Mon October 13, 2014

NMC officials say Ebola patient's condition continuing to improve

Nebraska Medical Center officials say the condition of a NBC cameraman with Ebola continues to improve.

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Health/Medical
1:59 pm
Fri October 3, 2014

NBC cameraman with Ebola to be treated at Nebraska Medical Center

A 33-year-old cameraman for NBC who contracted Ebola in Liberia will be treated at Nebraska Medical Center.

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Health/Medical
6:06 am
Tue September 30, 2014

Flu Vaccine Clinics in Full Swing at VNA

This year’s flu vaccine is a quadrivalent, with four strains of vaccines instead of the usual three.

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Health/Medical
8:15 am
Mon September 29, 2014

Three-year program to address health disparities in Omaha's African-American community

Creighton University and four community partners have received a grant for programs to reduce health disparities in Omaha's African-American community.

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Health/Medical
1:20 pm
Fri September 26, 2014

Prescription drug take-back day Saturday

More than 780,000 pounds of unwanted, unused, or expired prescription drugs were turned in during drug take-back days nationwide in April.

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Health/Medical
9:18 am
Thu September 25, 2014

Iowa, Nebraska medical records networks linked

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Officials say Iowa and Nebraska medical records networks have been connected so records can be quickly shared over a secure link.

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Health/Medical
1:03 pm
Tue September 23, 2014

UNMC, Nebraska Medical Center expanding two campuses

UNMC and the Nebraska Medical Center are expanding their midtown and Village Pointe campuses.

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Health/Medical
8:43 am
Mon September 22, 2014

First lab-confirmed case of enterovirus reported in Douglas County

The Douglas County Health Department has reported the first confirmed case of enterovirus D68 in a Douglas County resident. The patient was a child less than a year old who was hospitalized with coughing and difficulty breathing and later released.

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Health/Medical
6:09 am
Sat September 20, 2014

State board adds gender identity to proposed rules

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska licensing board has proposed adding language to its rules to prevent mental health professionals from discriminating against clients based on gender identity.

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