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The Omaha Public Library is partnering with Boys Town Pediatrics' Center for Childhood Deafness, Language and Learning; and Lions Club International to offer a new storytime series this fall. 

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Farm and ranch families will have a new health insurance option under a new group plan unveiled by a Nebraska agricultural group.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Most epilepsy patients taking cannabis-derived oil in a clinical trial at the University of Nebraska Medical Center continue to see improvement in their seizures.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Health officials say more cases of the West Nile virus are being found in Nebraska this year, especially on the eastern end of the state.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Officials have announced a $6.5 million statewide commitment to improve stroke response and care in Nebraska.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska is phasing in a new electronic benefits card for the program that services low-income women and children.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska residents who use the Affordable Care Act's marketplace for health insurance could see a much smaller rate increase in 2019 compared to previous years.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha-based health system has established a community garden to offer more access to healthy food for its patients in the city.

The Salvation Army has long offered cooling stations for those who need a break from the oppressive heat during the hot Nebraska summers.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Midwest grocery store chain Hy-Vee Inc. has recalled its store-brand spring pasta salad after 20 people got salmonella in Minnesota, South Dakota, Nebraska and Iowa.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska health officials say several bats found around the state this year have tested positive for rabies, including seven in Lincoln.

U.S. News & World Report has ranked Children’s Hospital & Medical Center in five pediatric specialties in its new 2018-19 Best Children’s Hospitals report.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services has unveiled a new set of goals for the current fiscal year as part of its annual business plan.

Summertime means vacations, swimming pools, barbeques and lots of other outdoor fun.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraskans with disabilities and those who are at least 60 years old can continue to receive services through a state program made permanent by Gov. Pete Ricketts.

Patients and caregivers both have better, safer experiences when the caregiver is an active participant in the patient’s care.

Late last month the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a new enzyme substitution therapy for adults with a rare and serious genetic disease known as phenylketonuria or PKU.  

Tips for Better Hearing

Jun 6, 2018

Hearing loss affects more than 48 million people nationwide. 

Cholangiocarcinoma is a cancer of the bile ducts that extends from the liver to the small intestine. 

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — More than 600 Nebraska youths have received treatment through a new state initiative designed to help those who struggle with emotional and mental-health problems.

During the month of April, many organizations, including the Henry Doorly Zoo and Woodmen Life, are shining blue lights in honor of Child Abuse Awareness Month.

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

Trauma Matters Omaha is a new website focused on providing information and resources to trauma victims.

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.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Public Health Department says in its latest report that 157 Iowa residents have died of flu-related illnesses since Oct. 1 — the worst flu season since the swine flu outbreak in 2009.

The Adolescent Health Project’s Sweet Talk campaign is meant to normalize conversations teens have with their parents or guardians about sexuality and relationships.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nine organizations covering several states have filed lawsuits seeking to reverse a decision by President Donald Trump's administration to cut short funding for teen pregnancy prevention programs.

The lawsuits were filed Thursday on behalf of three Planned Parenthood affiliates, including those covering Alaska, Idaho, Iowa, Hawaii, Nebraska and Washington state, as well as organizations in North Carolina, South Carolina, Louisiana, Texas and Maryland.

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.

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