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Health/Medical
2:30 pm
Fri February 14, 2014

Bipolar disorder the focus of upcoming presentations in Omaha

Two upcoming performances at the Omaha Community Playhouse focus on the struggles of a family dealing with mental illness.

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Health/Medical
3:15 pm
Thu February 6, 2014

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

The Malcolm X Foundation is holding a special testing and treatment event for the community Friday in recognition of  National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day.

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Government
8:18 am
Wed January 29, 2014

Sarpy County extends benefits for same-sex couples

PAPILLION, Neb. (AP) — Sarpy County commissioners have decided to extend health insurance benefits to spouses of gay county employees who have legally married in another state but live in Nebraska.

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Health/Medical
11:00 am
Fri January 24, 2014

More smoke-free housing options in Omaha

Two more Omaha apartment complexes are now smoke-free.

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Omaha
2:47 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

OPS superintendent diagnosed with skin cancer

OPS superintendent Mark Evans.

OPS Superintendent Mark Evans has been diagnosed with skin cancer.

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Health/Medical
6:06 am
Thu January 16, 2014

A new partnership expands Grab-N-Go breakfast in schools

ConAgra Foods and Omaha Public Schools are partnering to expand the Grab ‘N Go breakfast program.

Kori Reed, Vice President of the ConAgra Foods Foundation, says child hunger is an important issue to ConAgra. 

She says statistics indicate 30,000 children in Douglas and Sarpy Counties are food insecure, which means they don’t have consistent access to food throughout the year. 

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Health/Medical
2:00 pm
Tue January 14, 2014

Flu activity widespread in Nebraska

The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services says flu activity is widespread.

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Health/Medical
1:17 pm
Tue January 14, 2014

State agency reports flu death of Iowa child

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Officials have reported the flu death of an otherwise healthy Iowa child.

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Health/Medical
6:06 am
Tue December 24, 2013

Nebraska Ranks 27th in New Report

The state of Nebraska comes in 27th in the nation for protecting kids from tobacco.

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Health/Medical
2:37 pm
Thu December 12, 2013

Creighton researcher: colon cancer survival rate good if it's caught early

A Creighton University Medical School expert on colon cancer says age 50 may be too late for some people to wait to have a colonoscopy.

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