UNMC Earns Record Amount for Research

August 3rd, 2016

By Ryan Robertson

The $115.1 million will be used to fund a wide range of research projects, from how to care for people with Ebola, to ways to treat and prevent staph infections, even new ways of treating cancer.

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Integrated Behavioral Health

December 8th, 2015

By Grant Gerlock

Making mental health part of physical wellness is the goal of a groups of behavioral health providers in western Nebraska. They’re reaching out to patients at rural medical clinics to provide close to home.

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Health care restructuring focuses on prevention

December 7th, 2015

By Fred Knapp

In communities across Nebraska, there’s an increasing emphasis in health care on prevention rather than cure. One clinic in Lexington is trying to save money and increase wellness.

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Young and Overweight: An Omaha school battles youth obesity

June 21st, 2012

By Mike Tobias

Omaha, NE – In Nebraska and throughout the country, schools have become the frontline in the battle against youth obesity.

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Smoking key to closing racial gap in lung cancer in Nebraska

April 6th, 2012

By Grant Gerlock

Lincoln, NE – Lung cancer is the deadliest cancer in Nebraska and across the country, and it affects blacks at a higher rate than whites.

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Changes to school lunches still in the works

December 8th, 2011

By Clay Masters

Lincoln, NE – The U.S. Department of Agriculture is finalizing new nutrition guidelines for school meals. However, the overhaul has turned into a shadow of its former self since Congress blocked some of the ambitious proposals.

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