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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Officials say switching health insurance companies would save the University of Nebraska around $12.3 million next year.

The University of Nebraska Medical Center recently released its Rural Health Care Workforce Report.

Omaha Public Schools recently launched its SAFE Schools Hotline. 

Earlier this month, UNMC released a new online toolkit that’s meant to make mentoring easier for providers.

The 2018 VNA Senior Speaker Series starts with “Tips for Keeping Your Mind Sharp” on Thursday, April 19th.

UnitedHealthcare Motion allows people to access wearable devices and earn more than $1000 a year by meeting certain walking goals.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska has adopted federal guidelines on avoiding opioids as painkillers.

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April is STD Awareness Month.  In preparation, the Adolescent Health Project is encouraging teens to get tested for STD’s in a variety of ways.

The Visiting Nurse Association will host its annual Art & Soup fundraiser Sunday, February 25th.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Ponca Tribe of Nebraska is planning to move its health clinic and administrative offices from Omaha to a campus southwest of the city in an effort to offer health care services to more people.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Some Nebraska residents could see their health insurance premiums spike in future years now that Congress has effectively repealed a legal requirement to purchase coverage, but advocates say it's too early to know by how much.

Phil Rooney, Spokesman for the Douglas County Health Department, says the flu is a serious disease and it needs to be taken seriously. 

Neena Nizar is the Supervisor at the Learning and Tutoring Center South Campus for Metropolitan Community College.  

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A nonprofit advocacy group has asked Nebraska's State Board of Education to create a model policy for schools to assess and monitor students who have brain injuries.

With more millions of Nebraskans looking to select new healthcare or change plans, UnitedHealth Group is offering some enrollment tips to help people better navigate the process.

Children’s Hospital & Medical Center was one of two programs nationwide to receive a “Project ECHO” grant from the American Academy of Pediatrics.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs officials say an unauthorized, secret waiting list for psychotherapy appointments at Omaha's VA hospital delayed care for 87 veterans this year.

The Visiting Nurse Association is offering Flu Immunization Clinics at its office at 125th and West Center Road.

Eight female physicians and a second-year medical student from the University of Nebraska Medical Center went to Girls Inc. last week to speak with 40 young women about the exciting career options available in the health care field. 

When a person undergoes a cardiac arrest, often the person nearest to them is a family member or bystander with no medical expertise.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's only provider of individual health insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act wants to raise its monthly rates by an average of nearly 17 percent, and some rates could increase by more than 50 percent.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A judge has ordered Nebraska officials to reinstate an Omaha college student's Medicaid coverage.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Aetna Health says it will be leaving the individual health plan market in Nebraska.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The last carrier of individual health insurance policies in most of Iowa might stop offering them to residents.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The City of Lincoln will begin a program to keep veterans or active duty military members facing felony criminal charges out of prison and to get them the support and services they need to stay out of trouble.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A state agency says a second case of measles has been confirmed in Nebraska.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska Medical Center is creating a facility that will give those in the medical field high-tech visualization and virtual reality tools to teach and learn.

Parenting University returns to Children’s Hospital & Medical Center this spring.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha-based cancer research network that's administered clinical trials at eastern Nebraska hospitals for the past 20 years is reorganizing as a statewide group.

An upswing in Norovirus cases in Douglas County

Jan 26, 2017

The Douglas County Health Department has investigated nine outbreaks of norovirus since the middle of December.  Norovirus is highly contagious and is often referred to as “the stomach flu.”

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