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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.

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. 

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.

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