Ironman Chef Paul Braunschweiler

June 14, 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 […]

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 […]


 
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