Urgent!

December 8, 2017 · Posted In: Family Guide, 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 […]

No Sick Days Allowed

Posted In: Family Guide, 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 […]

New Technology

Posted In: Family Guide, 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 […]

MeanStreets Omaha

September 13, 2017 · Posted In: News, Omaha Magazine, Social Media

“Forecast: random mid-air explosions with a chance of the neighbors setting your house on fire.” This post from July 4 captures the sarcastic-but-informative tone of MeanStreets Omaha, “a group of passionate volunteers live-tweeting the Omaha […]

Angling For Safe-To-Eat Fish

May 25, 2017 · Posted In: Entertainment, Health, Omaha Home, Recreation

Eating wild-caught fish from rivers, streams, and dam sites is almost as fun as catching them. But consuming too much of certain fish species is not advised. Mercury, polychlorinated biphenyls, and other pollutants can bioaccumulate […]

Nettles, and Ivy, and Ticks—Oh My!

April 28, 2017 · Posted In: Family Guide, Health

Christine Jacobsen likes to see parents taking their kids outside. “There’s more of a risk to keeping them inside,” she says, citing obesity and other problems. Jacobsen, the education specialist for the Papio-Missouri River Natural […]

A Professor in Motion Stays in Motion

April 27, 2017 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Fitness, Health

The sun barely penetrated the narrows of the canyon. Kris Berg, Ph.D., scrambled over dusty red rock, carefully avoiding the steep cliffs that plunged down 50 yards on either side of him. History and geology […]

In Bloom

April 13, 2017 · Posted In: Chefs, Nutrition, Omaha Magazine

Just as bright yellow dandelions emerge throughout the city in spring, Dandelion Pop-Up will re-emerge in the Greater Omaha Chamber Courtyard, adding a dash more culinary color to Omaha (at 13th and Harney streets). Dandelion […]

New Agriculture Program Aimed at Youth

April 12, 2017 · Posted In: Health, Nutrition, Online Exclusive

People are increasingly moving away from farms and into suburban areas and cities, but a need for farming still exists. USDA Deputy Undersecretary Ann Bartuska and Rep. Don Bacon toured the Omaha Home for Boys’ […]


 
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