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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Research is clear about the benefits of inclusion, said Jon Burt, president of Madonna School & Community-Based Services. Inclusion aids the intellectual and social development of both the special education child and his neurotypical peers, he said.
I am worried that anything of substance I tell her about myself might become fodder for her drama machine. I have tried to avoid getting into more serious topics, but she keeps asking to get together to talk — one-on-one.
Members of the clubs, now known as The Athletic Club, won’t see interruptions or changes to their existing memberships, including costs, said Danny DeLaRosa, CEO of The Athletic Club.
Seventy-one veterans have participated in the Heartland Equine Therapeutic Riding Academy’s veteran program since it was established in 2010.
Re-wearing protective gear before washing it increases firefighters’ exposure to chemicals and compounds that, over a career, increase firefighters’ risk of getting cancer, fire union leaders say.
Turner died on July 9 in Los Angeles at 84.
I am receiving lots of positive feedback. However, my parents, and in particular my mother, are disturbed by me sharing “our” private life.
The Barons — who on Saturday hosted the Hawks and teams from Minnesota and Kansas City for an invitational slow-pitch wheelchair softball tournament — are 12-time World Series champions.
My ex-husband “Bert” and I were married for 40 years before getting divorced because of his involvements with other women and then, at the end, a long-term affair with the woman that he later married. We have three adult children.
The programs will use recreation technicians and volunteer peers to teach basic skills, everything from how to start a conversation to how to call for an Uber ride.
Iowa officials have reported the state's first confirmed human case of West Nile virus this year.
Amy! Since when is it appropriate to go to a restaurant in one’s pajamas?
We live in the age of anxiety. As a psychologist who has studied anxiety and treated hundreds of anxious patients, I see it eclipsing all other problems as a major psychological issue in the 21st century. Each day, I treat people who worry constantly and can't relax, who feel tense and achy,…
I recently took my two granddaughters to Paris. I did not bring a phone or camera, knowing they would bring theirs. I haven't seen a picture yet.
Nebraska's insurance carrier agrees that the medical profession has concluded that such procedures are medically necessary to treat gender dysphoria, the lawsuit says, but the state specifically excludes coverage for services or drugs related to gender transformations.
The plan, launched July 1, calls for returning most patients — once they’re stable — to their primary care providers for ongoing care, freeing more appointment slots for new patients.
The Omaha woman shaved two minutes off her best time and was the third female competitor across the finish line. She placed 20th overall at the June 29 race.
Authorities said Chalice Closen, 36, came under suspicion when a patient saw Closen kiss another patient in her office at the Lincoln Regional Center.
I have tried telling him how I need to feel like we are developing our own relationship outside of his family, but I don’t know if he hears me, or if I’m asking too much.
As Heidi Donner gets older, she still wants to be able to carry her own groceries into the house. That helps motivate the 55-year-old woman during her weekly workouts.
My husband is starting to think our punishment was too severe. He wants to back down. I do not think my son has learned his lesson. I believe he is playing us. Am I being too harsh here?
Facebook will "down-rank" posts that it believes contain health misinformation, meaning those posts will appear in the news feeds of fewer users, and less prominently.
Wounded Warriors Family Support, an Omaha-based nonprofit, proposes to build a 24-bed residential home for combat-wounded veterans who have no one in their lives capable of providing day-to-day care. The group still needs city approvals and funds.
The number of alcohol drinkers in the world has decreased by nearly 5% since 2000, according to the World Health Organization. The Beverage Information Group reports that beer sales have slumped for five years in a row.
A new study of toddlers exposed to the Zika virus during their mothers' pregnancies found that nearly a third suffered developmental delays and other problems — even if they were born without the abnormally small heads and underdeveloped brains often associated with the virus.
The artist advised me that she didn’t know how to proceed, and would not be able to complete the commission. But five years later, it was completed, and we have moved on and really don’t want the piece.
Lindy Foley, director of Nebraska VR, said a convergence of several factors forced vocational rehabilitation officials to adopt budget-tightening measures.
The situation is dire, but it’s hardly unprecedented.
On some days, I want nothing more than to have a child with my husband. Other days, I dread the thought of it and worry that I will spend too much time working when I have them.
Turning that June 27 moment on the second Democratic debate night into reality would mean reversing longstanding federal policies that have only gotten stricter.
Dear Amy: My husband has a habit of getting involved in family or social events and, at the last minute, making changes to the plans.
An Omaha man "mangled" his hand in a fireworks-related mishap this week, police say. His injury was one of several in the Omaha area, including burns and eye wounds, that occurred over the Fourth of July holiday.
The white-gloved women laid chocolates and cakes on silver trays. They filled the crystal vases with roses. Now the guests were arriving. Mariana Casmalla had been buffed, primped and polished in preparation for this moment. She was ready for her C-section.
Angela M. Hock, 36, was booked into the Douglas County Jail on Wednesday after a baby died following an unsuccessful home delivery in Omaha in June.
In private Facebook groups devoted to natural treatments for cancer and other ailments, hundreds of thousands of members tell each other that baking soda, apple cider vinegar, and frankincense are cures that doctors don't want you to know about. Parents of children with autism have their own…
I tried to explain to him that it was better for me to know the truth and move on than to wonder. It is quite obvious that he went with another woman. Now I can’t seem to let it go.
Tick Tag Go is a community-powered effort to establish baseline data on tick distribution in Nebraska, said Louise Lynch-O’Brien, an assistant professor of insect biology.
As the city of Council Bluffs moves toward welcoming an estimated 20,000 to 30,000 visitors for start of The Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa, the committee is looking for more volunteers July 19, 20 and 21.
At a time of intense focus on escalating drug prices, BCG shows an unexpected flip side: Prices can be too low to spur companies to produce urgently needed medications.
The issue can be complicated, because all meats have pros and cons, research can come up with conflicting results, and studies can surprise us.
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