Put your family on a path of discovery and good fitness this summer. Here are 10 destinations with kid-friendly things to see and do along the foot trails.
One rare disease left an Omaha doctor eating a shakelike formula to supplement her diet. A friend said it tasted like cat food. An Omaha man woke up after his family took him off life support. And a Lincoln teen is allergic to almost everything.
There's the woman with MS who runs despite her diagnosis. The 7-year-old born without his left hand who plays baseball just like the other kids his age. The refugee who turned to Zumba to help her recover from cancer treatments. Check out their inspiring stories and others below.
Nebraska's Medicaid director said the state's share of that money will be used for six initiatives aimed at strengthening the health care system by making better use of health data across the state. Two state lawmakers questioned why a decision on the use of taxpayer funds was made with no opportunity for legislative oversight or involvement from consumers and taxpayers.
Janos Zempleni, director of the Nebraska Center for the Prevention of Obesity Diseases through Dietary Molecules, said about 50 professors in the NU system are attacking the problem in various ways.
After Patricia Washburn's husband, Marlyn, died in May 2017 of breast cancer, the Omaha woman wrapped his last car — a Dodge Dart — in breast cancer awareness logos and slogans to let men know it can happen to them, too.
As he rode his bike through a clearing, tall grass obscured a culvert, and Doug White flipped head over handlebars.
The proposed change would add the city’s 3% occupation tax on tobacco products to e-cigarettes and other vaping products. Vaping retailers said they plan to fight the tax. Mayor Jean Stothert said last week that she supports extending the tax to vaping for public health and tax fairness reasons.
I love my husband, but he does not care to leave the military due to job security, regardless of the impact on our family. I’m trying to stick it out, but I feel paralyzed. Any thoughts?
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Jenn Dellacqua, who works at Union Pacific’s dispatching center, works out at the nearby Anytime Fitness in downtown Omaha. She’s there for her exercise routine every day over the lunch hour.
A Nebraska nonprofit is looking to award financial support to women battling breast cancer.
"We know it's happened over and over again to different people," said Joe Sutter, who had his windows broken last fall. "We decided to take a stand and try to do something to make a difference."
I want to continue to support my great-nephew, but I personally need to know the money is in the account.
Lawmakers return to Washington this week to confront an escalating crisis in Syria and a House impeachment inquiry that’s gaining momentum. Also on tap, more routine to-do items: approve long-term spending bills, consider a new North American trade deal and reconcile differences in pending defense legislation.
I have always excused his behavior as him being socially awkward. I’ve never reacted or taken it personally until now.
Dear Amy: I have been married for over 20 years. My wife and I have had our share of issues. I have made my share of mistakes. Over the past 18 months, we have been going to marriage counseling and have worked to address some of those issues.
Construction begins this fall to create a new and better Heartland of America Park, where people can walk, run, bike, skate, shop, eat or relax.
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Children who have been covered by a special Medicaid waiver for disabled children and adults but who no longer qualify under the standards that took effect Jan. 1 may be transferred to a different Medicaid waiver, one designed for people with developmental disabilities.
Two of my guests stated that if they accidentally broke the crystal, they wouldn’t feel it was their responsibility to offer to replace the broken crystal, because it was my choice to set the table with them.
Supermarket chain Kroger, which operates Baker's Supermarkets and others, and drugstore chain Walgreens announced Monday that they would discontinue sales of e-cigarettes at their stores nationwide.
I want to stop, and I want to get over my ex. I have had two relationships since my marriage that were a disaster because I could not fall in love with them.