health

Health/Medical
2:47 pm
Tue July 29, 2014

Omaha students take peer-to-peer approach to fighting obesity

A new program at Omaha’s Northwest High School uses a peer-to-peer approach to target obesity prevention.

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Health/Medical
2:00 pm
Thu July 24, 2014

American Red Cross says blood donations urgently needed

The American Red Cross says blood donations are urgently needed.

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Health/Medical
9:09 am
Fri July 18, 2014

Chikungunya case confirmed in Douglas County

Douglas County has its first confirmed case of the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus.

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Health/Medical
8:03 am
Tue July 1, 2014

Changes to school health screenings for 2014-15 year

Changes are coming to the health screenings Nebraska children have before starting school.

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Iowa
8:07 am
Mon June 16, 2014

Board: Number of Iowa doctors rose 2 pct last year

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A new report says the number of doctors practicing in Iowa has risen again.

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Health/Medical
8:44 am
Tue June 10, 2014

DHHS sees 1st case of rare, mosquito-borne virus

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska has received its first report of a rare, mosquito-borne virus.

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Health/Medical
7:32 am
Fri June 6, 2014

Iowa, Nebraska VA facilities under scrutiny

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Some patients at Veterans Affairs medical centers in Iowa and Nebraska are on waiting lists for treatment, but the facilities say they're unaware of any unauthorized lists like those uncovered in other states.

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Health/Medical
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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Omaha
1:00 am
Fri May 9, 2014

Live Well Omaha Commuter Challenge focuses on alternative transportation

Live Well Omaha’s Commuter Challenge is underway through the end of September.

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