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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Study shows high rate of health problems among troubled adolescents

November 29th, 2011

By Ben Bohall

Lincoln, NE – More often than not, adolescents in residential care have typically suffered from behavioral problems at both home and school. But that might not be the whole story.

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Neighborhood stores get healthy makeover

September 27th, 2011

By Angel Martin

Omaha, NE – A partnership with the Omaha Douglas County Health Department has some neighborhood corner stores receiving makeovers — both inside and outside.

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Nebraska documentary sheds personal light on mental illness

September 13th, 2011

By Grant Gerlock

Lincoln, NE – In her film, My Dad’s Illness, Megan Plouzek shares candid discussions with family members about the difficult the ups and downs of dealing with depression.

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Why do seniors fall?

December 8th, 2010

By Angel Martin

Omaha, NE РResearchers at the University of Nebraska at Omaha are hoping to better understand how walking and multitasking might be connected to some older people’s risk of falling.

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Woman living with HIV shares story

December 2nd, 2010

By Angel Martin

Omaha NE, – About 15 people were tested for HIV/AIDS at UNO Wednesday, and another 25 for sexually transmitted diseases. The free health clinic marked national World AIDS Day. And at a panel discussion, two people shared their personal accounts with the virus.

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