I’m stuck at that place where I don’t know if I should wait to see how it pans out, or if I should move on.
A regimen of low-dose aspirin offers healthy, older people no benefit in staving off cardiovascular disease, dementia or disability and increases their risk of bleeding in the digestive tract and brain, according to a large study released Sunday.
We had originally planned to have no wedding party, but I don't want to hurt any family members' feelings.
Buehler, former director of UNMC's Munroe-Meyer Institute, died Wednesday at the age of 75. He was hailed for helping elevate the institute to one of the nation's top programs for genetics.
Runners waited 72 hours for their times from the Omaha Marathon.
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At Elizabeth Skinner’s request, the 30-story Woodmen Tower on Saturday will be lit in teal, the color for ovarian-cancer awareness. She also has become an advocate for teaching women and doctors alike to watch for subtle signs.
Children’s Hospital & Medical Center will operate and staff the Visionmobile with an optometrist, an optician, an optical technician and a coordinator. They'll roll to schools within OPS.
Most patients with severe forms of epilepsy who’ve been taking a marijuana-derived drug at the University of Nebraska Medical Center continue to see improvement in their seizures.
The Heartland Marathon will bring its familiar "town and country" course back this weekend.
The move will increase Creighton's presence in Phoenix, giving students in its health sciences programs more training opportunities and providing an in to recruit Arizona students for its health sciences programs.
Florence victims face snakes, carbon monoxide, disease, mold and PTSD in the aftermath.
Displaying a messy yard may not win any good-neighbor awards, but entomologists say our vital but dwindling insect pollinator populations would be much better off.
My daughter and I do not attend these gatherings. I am disappointed in my son. Am I wrong to feel this way?
The project will help UNMC and Nebraska Medicine, the university's clinical partner, move toward their goal of becoming carbon neutral by 2030.
Abboud, who started her career in health care 22 years ago as a critical care nurse, has been named the new president and CEO of Methodist Hospital and Methodist Women's Hospital.
I told my children I would not be a built-in sitter for my grandkids, but my lady friend is a sitter for hers at the drop of a hat.
Adia Brightman always wanted to be a teacher. While pursuing that dream at college, the first special education class she took really inspired her. She felt as if she could make a positive impact with children who had special needs.
I came home after the first day and had a terrible panic attack. I almost had to pull over while driving home!
About 2,000 people participated in the 43rd annual Omaha Marathon on Sunday. The event, organized by New York-based HITS Endurance, offered a marathon, half marathon, 10K, 5K and 1-mile run.
“The Dakota people and the Mayo Clinic are connected,” Jeffrey Bolton says. “History can also bind us in broken ways. We acknowledge our role in that broken relationship.”
"Just being able to relate to somebody in your shoes is just really hard to find. We never wanted a woman whose partner has a spinal cord injury to ever feel alone again."
I feel discriminated against because I have an Asian face and an Asian accent, and they want to point out the obvious — that I am not born here.
Miss USA Sarah Rose Summers, a Papillion native, visited patients at Children's Hospital & Medical Center on Friday. She hosted storytime in one of the hospital playrooms and later helped with arts and crafts.
John Patrick Nicholson, of Bellevue, died Sunday in his home, surrounded by family and friends, after a long battle with brain cancer.
According to the results of a new study published by Finnish and British researchers, half of plastic airport security bins may carry viruses that cause respiratory infections.
People lucky enough to receive a kidney or part of a liver from a living donor not only cut years off their wait for a transplant, but those organs also tend to survive longer.
They have been trying to have a child for more than five years. They’ve suffered through fertility testing and IVF, as well as a late-term miscarriage.
Tucked in the middle of his brain, the mass was inoperable. Eventually, tests would show it to be a very rare and aggressive type of brain cancer that had been classified by the World Health Organization only months before.
The Omaha Marathon, in its 43rd year, is expected to draw about 2,000 runners to a course that winds through parts of downtown and north Omaha on Sunday.
A few months ago, we got an anonymous note in our mailbox, saying that the changes were “ugly,” “too modern” and that it looked “cheap.”
Sage, who died Thursday, believed in helping patients no matter their financial means.
The state high court ruled against a lawsuit filed by former State Sen. Mark Christensen of Imperial and Sen. Lydia Brasch of Bancroft that sought to keep the measure off the Nov. 6 ballot.
Since working out again, Kyle Schoonover has dropped 20 pounds and two pant sizes.
Don’t panic, but there is a medical condition in which a person’s tongue can take on a dark, woolly appearance — and it’s appropriately called “black hairy tongue.”
I come from a large family, and we get together often. Lately, I’ve come to dread our interactions. There are always some individuals who take pictures and videos from the minute the interaction starts until it finishes.
The woman said she was jogging about 5 p.m. Monday near Pentzer Park in northwest Lincoln when she noticed a black sedan drive past multiple times.
The researchers say they found no evidence confirming frequent complaints that the condition is overdiagnosed or misdiagnosed.
She has said that until she can move out, I am forbidden to ask her where she’s going and who she is with.
Nebraska is leading the nation this year in both debilitating and deadly cases of West Nile virus.
Most clinics on the "intent to award" list have gotten Title X funds previously. But the new list also includes Essential Pregnancy Services and Sancta Familia Medical Apostolate, both of Omaha.
The new spot is focused on acai bowls and smoothies.
For the uninitiated, the egg-shaped jade or quartz stones were sold through Goop, the actor's new-age wellness company and lifestyle brand.
Last weekend, my wife’s ex-husband (father of her 14-year-old son) died — either from an overdose or by suicide. My wife is torn up over his death and can't stop crying. Am I wrong for thinking there is something wrong here?
Representatives of assisted living facilities say they call the fire department because they want to be sure it's safe to move the person.
Westside isn't the only district to offer inclusive preschool programs — Bellevue, Elkhorn and Omaha, among others, have similar programs.
Chad Fuller is still recovering from an accident last July that caused him to break his neck. A year later, Fuller's still trying to get stronger. He's focused on what he can do, rather than what he can't.
I worry that the young woman is just using him to get out of an impoverished life in her country.
The Corporate Cup, in its 38th year, drew about 4,800 participants to Aksarben Village near 67th and Center Streets.
Jack Stoddard was general manager of digital health at Comcast Corp. until, CNBC reported, he was hired last week as chief operating officer of the new nonprofit health care company formed by Berkshire Hathaway, Amazon and JPMorgan Chase.
Rich Livengood soon will be formally recognized as dying in the line of duty.
The company said in a statement to The World-Herald that it is “strategically restructuring” to “position the brand for long-term success.”
Three friends, all with ties to Offutt Air Force Base, wound up in a Bellevue hospital’s labor unit at the same time this week and delivered within 48 hours of each other.
First he became a pilot. Then he became an attorney. But in the end, Raines, the son of a physician in North Platte, became a cardiac surgeon, and he’s never looked back.
Researchers decided to study the idea. To keep respondents honest, researchers used the gym's records of member check-ins to track actual exercise frequency.
Beginning work earlier this week, the hospital is renovating clinic space and creating a more recognizable and accessible entrance — with more parking — off 30th Street.
The park near 132nd Street and Highway 370 joins Papillion's Halleck Park and Monarch Gardens Park, which already have outdoor exercise equipment.
Wednesday's hearing is significant because an injunction would toss large parts of the nation's health-care system into chaos.
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"Mountain climbers look at mountains and think, 'I can climb that,'" the 52-year-old said. "Swimmers look at (water) and think, 'I could swim that.'"
Omaha man Paul Shadle is one of 25 individuals featured in a national campaign from the nonprofit Fight Colorectal Cancer. The campaign, which features video and images of the individuals, runs through the month of March.