Drug dealers are turning to Facebook and other popular social media sites to peddle steroids, raising more questions about whether the companies are properly policing their platforms.
State Sen. Adam Morfeld of Lincoln labeled the department’s failure to appear “despicable” and “completely unacceptable.” Sen. Machaela Cavanaugh of Omaha said she was troubled as well.
Papillion city officials have not been able to verify reports of a dog death linked to a lake at Walnut Creek Recreation Area. A city spokesman said the water will be tested next week out of caution.
As a result, tissues become blue and the blood that is now "selfishly holding onto the oxygen" darkens from a "bright brilliant red color" to a "chocolatey brown."
An ongoing study at UNMC is showing that so-called microbubbles may be able to help break up attack-causing blockages in heart arteries.
The crudely drawn sign was supposed to be a joke. Carson King took Sharpie to poster board and sketched out a simple plea: "Busch Light Supply Needs Replenished." The 24-year-old added his Venmo handle and crossed his fingers that someone watching ESPN's "College GameDay" would see the sign and send him a "couple dollars" for his favorite beer. His wish was granted. And then some.
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds signed a bill in May that reversed an Iowa Supreme Court ruling guaranteeing protection under the Iowa Civil Rights Act for Medicaid-funded gender reassignment surgery.
Mumps persists in troubling the state as another college student, this one at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, has been confirmed with the disease. The measles, mumps and rubella vaccine series is required for UNL students.
The Immanuel Rehabilitation Institute has partnered with the Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium in using virtual care technology to allow hospital-bound patients to experience the zoo.
Health and Human Services CEO Dannette Smith said, "(We) will not make changes to protocols that are not thoroughly researched and consistent with industry best practice."
"Overwhelming is the best way to explain it," Andy Hoffman said. "We're just so thankful that God gave Jack this opportunity."
The decline was seen in both conservative-led states that have restricted the procedure, including Nebraska, and liberal-led states that have expanded access.
Activist John Maisch recently purchased a cluster of buildings in the remote village with the intention of creating a “trauma center” that treats children and families affected by fetal alcohol syndrome and other alcohol-related maladies.
The teenager opted for a grilled chicken breast, but just to be safe, Owen alerted the Byron chain staff about his dairy allergy.
The biomechanics program grew from a 300-square-foot hideaway on campus to its own, 23,000-square-foot building on the southeast corner of the Dodge Street campus. Now it has grown again, with a three-level, $11.6 million, 30,000-square-foot addition.
Luckily, writes Indiana University medical professor Richard Gunderman, there's a test that can save smokers' lives, even among those who have been on cigarettes for years.
“The supply has increased pretty dramatically, but changes in people’s health and health care are resulting in more demand,” said Juliann Sebastian, dean of the University of Nebraska Medical Center’s College of Nursing.
Advisers to the Food and Drug Administration voted Friday to recommend approval of a first-of-its-kind peanut allergy treatment, which can desensitize children to potentially life-threatening allergies.
The species is common in more tropical areas where it transmits not only Zika virus but also chikungunya, dengue and yellow fevers.
Sarpy County has confirmed its first human West Nile infection of the year, health officials said Tuesday. The individual, who is under 40, was not hospitalized, according to the Sarpy/Cass Health Department.
Eric Samuel Timm of Rochester, Minnesota, combined art, humor and wisdom in a presentation Thursday at a Council Bluffs school.
Bats are at peak activity this time of year, which increases the possibility of exposure.
The number of Americans without health insurance edged up in 2018 — the first evidence from the government that coverage gains from President Barack Obama’s health care plan might be eroding under President Donald Trump.
The first Deborah Lowndes knew anything was amiss, she was sitting across from an Omaha police detective. He began relaying allegations that during routine hip surgery, Dr. Mark Dietrich had touched Lowndes' breast and vagina while she was under anesthesia. "Wait, what?" Lowndes thought, in the ultimate wait-what moment.