Vaccines for Seniors

October 29, 2018 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Health

Vaccines are not only for children. That’s one of many confusions about vaccinations, says Dr. Mark Rupp, a professor and chief of the Infectious Diseases Division at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. “Certain vaccinations […]

Have you Herd of the Goat Yoga Craze?

October 24, 2018 · Posted In: Health, Omaha Magazine, People

Megan Roth sits cross-legged on her mat in black shorts, a white tank, and a blue baseball hat with the words “Live Simply” etched into the front. “We know why you are here and it’s […]

Elderberry Bounty

August 20, 2018 · Posted In: Health, OmahaHome

Foraging berries is one of many underappreciated outdoor activities that Nebraska offers. Putting one’s kids to work on a ripe berry bush with a couple of pails will give them an opportunity to appreciate the […]

Curing Cancer One Machine At a Time

July 26, 2018 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Health

Driving down Leavenworth or Dodge streets, the average person might see the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center, located on the UNMC/Nebraska Medicine campus, as something of a museum because of its notable artwork and […]

Ironman Chef Paul Braunschweiler

July 13, 2018 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Fitness, People

Chef Paul Braunschweiler of Brushi started cooking when he was 6 years old, living in Switzerland with his family.  Although Braunschweiler claims he wasn’t “sporty” growing up, he did enjoy participating in track up until […]

Kids Otter Know

June 10, 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 […]

Ultramarathoner Kaci Lickteig

May 24, 2018 · Posted In: Fitness, Health, Omaha Magazine

There are runners. There are ultrarunners. And then there’s Kaci Lickteig. Nicknamed “the Pixie Ninja” by her friends, Lickteig has earned her place among the most competitive ultrarunners in the world. Ultrarunning is the sport […]

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 […]

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 […]