Safe Summer Swimming

July 6, 2015 · Posted In: Education, Family, Fitness, Health, HerFamily, Publications

This article appears in Her Family July 2015. Summer means swimming, and it takes a few precautions for parents to ensure the activity is safe and healthy, says pediatrician Melissa “Dr. Mel” St. Germain of […]

Wading Through the Floodwaters

July 2, 2015 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Finance, Health, Publications

Article originally appears in July/August 2015 60-Plus. Commie Schaben’s 82-year-old father, Ed, is a Korean War veteran who served at Virginia Beach. He survived horrors untold, but last year, he almost died after his small intestine […]

Side Plank

June 13, 2015 · Posted In: Fitness, Health, HerFamily, Publications

This article originally published in June 2015 Her Family. The side plank strengthens the wrists, arms, abdomen, and legs. It also improves your sense of balance and concentration. 1. Begin by kneeling with hands on […]

Iron Woman

June 4, 2015 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Fitness, Health, Publications

This article originally published in May/June 2015 issue of 60-Plus. The Ironman Triathlon consists of a 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike ride and a 26.2-mile run. Surely, one might think, such a feat of athleticism would […]

Joint Griefs

May 22, 2015 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Health, News, Publications

This article originally appeared in May/June 2015 edition of 60-Plus. If you’ve never complained of knee pain, consider yourself lucky. The knee is the largest joint in the body and one of the most commonly […]

Life’s a Beach

May 13, 2015 · Posted In: Fitness, Health, Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, People, Publications

This article was published in Omaha Magazine’s May/June 2015 issue. A day at the beach has a different meaning for Lauren Sieckmann than it does for most folks. For the majority it conjures images of sun, […]

The Ultimate Gift

April 29, 2015 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Health, News, Publications

This article appeared in May/June 60-Plus When Karen and Allen Harn checked the box on their driver’s license to become organ donors many years ago, it was more of an abstract idea, one they never […]

Sensitive Information

April 22, 2015 · Posted In: Health, HerFamily, Parenting, Publications

As spring cleaning season is underway, many households in 2015 are finding one less thing they have to get rid of—paper records. Digitally storing sensitive information, such as medical records, is becoming a popular choice […]

Free Ride

April 21, 2015 · Posted In: Fitness, HerFamily, Publications

Charles Mitchell has never driven a car.  He doesn’t even have a license. Why not slow life down a bit and experience the outdoors instead? So he bikes. It’s a challenge and there is no […]

Omaha Magazine Announces Finalists In The Inaugural Excellence In Nursing Awards

March 31, 2015 · Posted In: Events, Health, Omaha Magazine

Omaha Magazine will honor nurses and their extraordinary contributions to patients, their families, the nursing profession, and the healthcare system at the inaugural Omaha Magazine Excellence in Nursing Awards on April 23, 2015, at the […]


 
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