Nebraska's plan to create a two-tier Medicaid system for covering more low-income Nebraskans met with a wall of opposition at a public hearing in Omaha on Tuesday night.
The change is reflective of a national trend toward hospitals run by tribes.
Regulators found seven serious and three minor safety violations and proposed a $72,770 fine, which would be one of the largest against any Iowa government agency.
Recently, they had another big falling-out, and decided to cut each other out of their lives as a result. Both have stated that they’re not interested in attempting to reconcile.
A growing body of research has found that people with cancer who are routinely prompted to answer questions about their symptoms may live months longer and have a higher quality of life than people who don't track their symptoms as closely.
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After an unplanned year away from the gym, Laura Hansen decided she needed to take care of herself. She found a gym family at Better Bodies Fitness & Training.
Her daughter decided that she should give up her car, since where she is living, she could just take Uber or a cab. I think her daughter has made a big mistake to handicap her mother in this way.
The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services is seeking $8.8 million to reduce the risk of patients taking their own lives. The request was submitted after an inspection found numerous "ligature risks" — objects or fixtures that patients could use to hang or choke themselves — at the Lincoln Regional Center.
Leah Bochnicek, who had never smoked or lived with anyone who smoked, was diagnosed in December 2013 with Stage 4 lung cancer.
The discovery is a "breakthrough" that points to the oil as a likely culprit in the outbreak that has sickened more than 2,000 people and killed at least 39, a top official said Friday.
We just moved into this house recently. We managed to clean the house up and make it presentable, except for the kitchen. We ran out of time, and now she's mad.
The virus, which attacks the liver, can range in severity from a mild illness lasting a few weeks to a severe illness lasting several months. Symptoms can include fever, fatigue, appetite loss, nausea, vomiting, joint pain and jaundice.
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The "skybridge" that now connects Children's Hospital and Medical Center to the former HDR corporate headquarters was "essential" to growing the pediatric health care campus, says interim President and CEO Rodrigo López.
The holiday travel season is upon us, meaning all of that sneezing, coughing and aching will be boarding a plane with you.
A couple of days ago I was on the phone, telling him about a situation I was in. He interrupted me, asking me to put more money into his account.
"It's unlucky," one doctor said about the rare occurrence. "We don't want people to worry about getting eye worms every time they go running."
I find that people I have met before complete their inquiry with guilt trips and occasional inappropriate questions as to whether I am in recovery or pregnant.