A kind of one-stop shop for people in need, the event brings more than 40 service agencies under one roof in Creighton University’s Peter Kiewit Fitness Center.
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“I didn’t have anything to lose," says Jessie Green, who enrolled in the nonprofit's Fresh Start program, turned her life around and now helps others in need.
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Aug 21Serenity Matters Counseling
Aug 21Flanagan Lake & Recreation Area
Aug 22Boys Town Medical Clinics, Brookhouser Conference Room
Aug 22Bayliss Park
Aug 22Boys Town Medical Clinics, Brookhouser Conference Room
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.
Attorney General Doug Peterson concluded that federal drug law still preempts state legalization proposals. But State Sen. Anna Wishart, who introduced LB 110 and is co-chair of the medical marijuana petition drive, said Peterson's opinion was based on a flawed interpretation of a Supreme Court ruling.
Omaha-based health system is trying to "understand what is best practice and implement that."
I grew up with an alcoholic, physically abusive father, and a cold, distant and critical mother. It has been 15 years since I have seen my parents. I do not miss them.
“(Payne’s) story of redemption matches their story of redemption. We realize we had a problem and needed a ‘doctor’ to help us. Darrell is like an angel to the guys."
It will be the first location of the franchise to open in Bellevue.
All five of my now-adult children were adopted. The youngest two are bio-sisters. They have always struggled, and we were in and out of counseling as they grew up. Now they won't talk to us.
BALTIMORE — Scampering around the floor of her father’s family room, 1-year-old Syah Weddington is quicker on four limbs than two. After a few passes crawling from one end of the room to the other, her mom scoops her up to her lap.
Drinking a smoothie is a great way to get lots of nutrition in a tasty treat, and in the hot summer months, they tend to sound even more enticing.
Here are a few of my favorite ways to break the fitness monotony, without breaking the bank.