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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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Government
7:59 am
Wed March 19, 2014

Health, fiscal costs cited in Neb. Medicaid debate

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A proposal to extend health-care coverage to low-income Nebraskans is once again stirring debate among lawmakers.

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Government
2:59 pm
Mon March 17, 2014

Faith groups endorse Wellness in Nebraska Act

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A group of faith leaders is calling on lawmakers to pass the Wellness in Nebraska Act, which would allow more low-income residents to qualify for Medicaid or subsidized private health insurance.

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Government
7:55 am
Mon March 17, 2014

Wellness in Nebraska Act looks to expand Medicaid

Debate is set to begin Tuesday in the Legislature on a bill that would expand Medicaid in Nebraska.

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