The difficulty of obtaining breastmilk from a milk bank makes turning to Facebook a necessity for some moms.
I am ready to demand my father give me three-fourths of the estate because of all the work I do for them. But if I don’t help these people in my life, I feel terrible, and if I keep at it, I am going to lose my mind.
Jarrod Paitz was looking for a new challenge to add to his running routine. And after his dad, Bruce Paitz, encouraged him to try CrossFit, he went with it. Almost two years later, Paitz is a regular at the gym.
Coping with life's changes doesn't have to be complicated. Here are a dozen things you can do for a healthier, happier you.
Steve's wife has no idea that he wants to leave her, but Brad knows about it and he is OK with whatever the outcome is. I want to be with Steve and know he’s my soulmate, but feel bad leaving Brad.
Thirty-five children have died in hot cars already this year. That follows a disturbingly high toll in 2018, when 53 children died, according to kidsandcars.org.
Nebraska Medicine officials said in a statement Tuesday that they are aware of allegations involving one of their former physicians. "Because of pending litigation," they said in the statement, "we cannot talk further about the circumstances."
Pollen counts have increased and will continue to do so until they peak around Labor Day.
My older brother is basically saying that I just need to get over it, but I AM over it, and I do not wish to be exposed to his mean-spirited attacks any longer.
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My partner and I recently traveled abroad with her family. During our time abroad, it became apparent to both of us that her family’s dynamics stifled our experience. Her mother and brother bickered for much of the time. In addition, her brother, who was very far removed from his comfort zone, complained endlessly about all sorts of things beyond anyone’s control.
As specialty shoe stores decline in number and shopping trends shift toward online ordering and big box chains, just how essential is a professional shoe fitting? Can parents handle it themselves, or search their phones for an app that might help?
Flirty is a miniature service horse belonging to Abrea Hensley, and the two have been together since 2017. “I don’t know what I would do without her, even if I was cured today,” Hensley said. “She’s my constant companion.”
Immigrants with an illness or insufficient savings to cover unforeseen medical costs could soon find it harder to gain admittance to the United States or stay here permanently.
My husband and I separated a while back because he had an affair and left me for another woman. He hasn’t seen or spoken to our sons in over a month.
It wasn't until the man's condition worsened, prompting a second trip to the emergency room, that doctors finally discovered the real source of his symptoms.
Do we need to just make the choice between uncomfortable arrangements and uncomfortable arguments?
Gov. Pete Ricketts announced Friday that Matt Wallen will step down as director of the Department of Health and Human Services’ Division of Children and Family Services to take a job with United Way of the Midlands.
An assistant professor of theology at Concordia University of Nebraska has been named interim president while the university searches for its next permanent president.
I have sincerely apologized to my sister. She refuses to accept my apology. I have not spoken to my sister in years. At family functions, she literally pretends as though I am physically not there (e.g., she won’t set a place for me at the table).
Hannah Green has been dealing with the brain injury and pain, but her mom said they've felt an overwhelming amount of support in person and via social media.
A little more than two years later, the 5-foot-7-inch woman is down 115 pounds. She overcame self-doubt in the gym thanks to the guidance from her gym family.
My ex-boyfriend is getting married. We broke up only five months ago. After I left him, I felt really good about my decision to end the relationship. So why do I feel so sad and upset now?
The two companies said this would be the largest acquisition of a health care staffing company in the industry's history.
During our first year of marriage, I had a hysterectomy, and so early on we realized I couldn’t give birth to a child.
The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved a new drug for highly drug-resistant tuberculosis, the world's leading infectious cause of death.
I believe that my wife should let her cousins know. If it was me, I would want to know if my father had sired another child and that I have a half-sibling out there. My wife feels just the opposite, and will not tell them.
On Monday, Gov. Pete Ricketts announced a collaborative initiative aimed at combating addiction by providing specialized training to prepare more of the state’s health care providers in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of addiction.
Since retiring from her District-based obstetrics-gynecology practice in 2015, Sara Imershein has spent her time this way: performing first-trimester abortions and ritual circumcisions, known in Hebrew as brit milahs.
I'm hurt. I've come across mini-novels that he wrote back in the day about ex-loves, or lovely things he's written to extended family members.
The 72-year-old British man couldn't stop coughing up blood and was unable to swallow solid food for more than a week.
There’s a common misconception that more water means more mosquitoes infected with the West Nile virus.
It's a common complaint: Surgeons don't help older adults and their families understand the impact of surgery in terms people can understand, even though older patients face a higher risk of complications after surgery.
One of my dearest friends is married to a man many of the people in our group don’t enjoy. I tolerated him, but I can't anymore after he was verbally abusive towards me.
Jennifer Olsen has been traveling back and forth between Lincoln and Minneapolis regularly since her daughter, Maylena, was 8 months old.
I was in a two-year relationship with “Tiffany” that ended over a year ago. I feel bad about how things ended. Now she wants to be friends, but I don't.
Jamie Gehringer's work is among examples of how local researchers and clinicians are seeking to take virtual reality beyond simulation and education and put it to therapeutic uses.
Today, a growing number of clothing and footwear companies offer style, dignity, independence, even joy to younger, hipper consumers with disabilities, whether they dress themselves or get help from others.
I have an extremely severe food allergy. My husband explained this to his parents when we started dating, but they still manage to find a way to add the ingredient to almost everything.
A group of tanning salons filed suit in 2015 alleging that a campaign by the Nebraska Cancer Coalition had defamed the salons and disparaged their business with "false or misleading" statements. The high court upheld a decision that said the statements made in the campaign were about the tanning industry generally and weren't directed at specific businesses.
Medicare will cover an innovative but high-priced cancer treatment nationwide, a step Trump administration officials said Wednesday would ensure patients have "consistent and predictable access" to a potentially life-saving therapy.
I’m a 65-year-old, married woman. I also love social media, possibly because I’m lonely for attention. I meet young guys on social media and develop strong feelings for them.
Doctors said the lifesaving gift from a 2-year-old Nebraska boy would give Lily Allen five years to live. Thirty-five years later, she’s in good health and still has the liver donated by Matthew Bemis, a Rising City boy who drowned in 1984.
It is now time for me to reduce the size of my library, but I’m afraid these books will be bought by people who will be reinforced in their racist ideologies.
As a fellow sperm donor child, I feel an obligation to tell her, but I also am concerned about destroying my relationship with my aunt and uncle.
Former Husker pole vaulter and "American Ninja Warrior" veteran Jessie Graff has earned a spot in the show's national competition.
The Omaha facility is funded by the Fisher House Foundation with local donations and will be given to the VA when complete to operate as a federal building. It is expected to open in late 2020.
Melissa Jordan and Boenerges Duran were married Monday after a nurse at Creighton University Medical Center-Bergan Mercy and one of her colleagues decided to make the couple's wedding dream a reality. After a plea for help on Facebook, "perfect strangers" offered to provide the wedding essentials.
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