At the last Douglas County Board Meeting, Dr. Adi Pour, Director of the Douglas County Health Department, discussed the State of Public Health.
Encouraging healthy behavior is the goal of a Douglas County initiative called the GO! Challenge.
Live Well Omaha’s Commuter Challenge is underway through the end of September.
You can dispose of unwanted or unused prescription drugs at one of at least a dozen metro area sites this weekend.
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.
A new study finds nearly 45 percent of Nebraskans ages 19 to 25 report binge drinking in the past month.
Omaha’s Partners for a Healthy City program is helping organizations access local, healthy food for their employees.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's latest attempt to expand Medicaid may have died this year, but the issue is certain survive through the November elections and beyond.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A proposal to expand health care coverage to low-income Nebraskans won't make it out of the Legislature this year.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa House has approved a bill that would require state educators to provide schools with information on radon safety and encourage them to test for the gas.