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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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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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Health/Medical
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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Health/Medical
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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Omaha
3:00 pm
Thu March 27, 2014

CSAs connecting businesses, employees with healthy food options

Omaha’s Partners for a Healthy City program is helping organizations access local, healthy food for their employees.

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Government
7:53 am
Mon March 24, 2014

Nebraska Medicaid bill dead, but debate not over

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.

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Government
1:50 pm
Wed March 19, 2014

Nebraska lawmakers won't expand Medicaid this year

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A proposal to expand health care coverage to low-income Nebraskans won't make it out of the Legislature this year.

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Government
8:03 am
Wed March 19, 2014

Iowa House OKs bill to encourage radon testing

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.

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