Punching Back Against Parkinson’s

March 20, 2018 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Fitness, Health

The up-tempo music pulsating from the rehabilitation wing at Life Care Center of Elkhorn doesn’t signal “party time” for physical therapists ending their shift; it signals the start of another Rock Steady Boxing session for […]

Kids Otter Know

March 16, 2018 · Posted In: Family, FamilyGuide, Health

Summer camps with swimming activities will certainly have safety practices in place, but parents should take steps ahead of time to help their children be safer in and around pools and lakes. According to Tracy […]

Breaking the Silence of Osteoporosis

March 2, 2018 · Posted In: Health, Omaha Magazine

Underdiagnosed and undertreated, osteoporosis is a bone disease that often leads to severe and debilitating bone fractures. Roughly 35 million Americans are at risk of developing osteoporosis, and many who are living with the condition […]

No Sick Days Allowed

February 24, 2018 · Posted In: FamilyGuide, Health, Parenting

A badly congested and bleary-eyed man pokes his head through a door and intones, “Dave, I’m sorry to interrupt. I’ve got to take a sick day tomorrow.” The recipient of the man’s pronouncement isn’t his […]

The Hidden Menace of Elder Abuse

February 20, 2018 · Posted In: Health, Omaha Magazine

During Labor Day weekend in 2014, Jill Panzer and her youngest aunt set out for a seven-hour drive to Hemingford, Nebraska, to pick up Jill’s grandmother, Edna. The two were going under the guise that […]

Legislating Health Care Solutions for Small Businesses

February 4, 2018 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Health

Health care consultant Sean McGuire has a background in political science. “My first job out of college was working in Washington, D.C., which is what I always wanted to do,” McGuire says. The Iowa native […]

Urgent!

January 28, 2018 · Posted In: FamilyGuide, Health

It happens. A child who spent the day happily, healthily, playing with his friend wakes up at night with a fever of 102 degrees. When the child and family can’t get in to see the […]

Strong Medicine, Community Healing

January 23, 2018 · Posted In: Giving, News, Omaha Magazine

“My grandmother—who was my first mentor, and I idolize her to this day—was a shaman,” says Donna Polk, a licensed mental health practitioner who has a Ph.D. in administration from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. “I […]

New Technology

December 8, 2017 · Posted In: FamilyGuide, Health

When Dr. Manju Hapke finished medical school more than 40 years ago in India, the latest technology at her school was an X-ray machine. Since then, the CHI Health Clinic physician completed residencies at New […]

Caregiver’s Golden Years, Between a Rock and a Hard Place

November 5, 2017 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Health

When Franklin Delano Roosevelt presented America with the Second New Deal, he created a national social safety net to prevent vulnerable senior citizens from dying in poverty. Social Security came into being with the Social […]


 
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