Chanell Jaramillo, Ph.D.

Taming the Monkey Mind

November 4, 2019 · Posted In: Health, Omaha Magazine, People

More than a decade ago, few Americans used alternative therapies such as yoga and meditation to treat mental health problems. Today, almost a fifth of the population practices yoga. The term alternative medicine refers to […]

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The Influenza Virus and the Elderly

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Health

Each year as fall rolls around, people start hearing the call to get vaccinated for the flu. But does one need to get the flu vaccine every year? The simple answer is yes. The influenza […]

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Pediatric Psychiatry

Posted In: Health, Omaha Magazine

Many in Omaha remember Dec. 9, 2007. On that day, at 1:42 p.m., 19-year-old Robert Hawkins of Omaha opened fire in Westroads Mall, leaving eight dead and five wounded, before turning the gun on himself. […]

Dave Wingert

Radio Edit

October 29, 2019 · Posted In: Health, Omaha Magazine, People

Mental Illness, specifically depression, runs through Dave Wingert’s family. But it wasn’t until he told his mother he wanted to go into radio broadcasting that he realized how deep that depression ran. Wingert knew he […]

Jesse Neese at Nuclear INK

Seniors Gone Wild

June 17, 2019 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Health, Omaha Magazine

Lynn and Thom Sinnette, both in their 60s, received tattoos from Nuclear Ink tattoo artist Jesse Neese around five years ago. “I didn’t go in looking to have half of my chest done, but then […]

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Type 2 Diabetes

May 22, 2019 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Health

Everyone knows Type 2 diabetes is caused by bad foods. Everyone also knows you can reverse Type 2 diabetes by eating the right foods if you work hard enough to not give in to temptations. […]

runner Bea Sides

Step Into Running

April 19, 2019 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Fitness, People

Bea Sides has been running for more than half her life, but joy is not the word she would use to describe the feeling that running evokes. “It’s not so much joy, it’s a sense […]

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“CBD Madness” Sweeps Nebraska

February 22, 2019 · Posted In: Health, Omaha Magazine

Fact of life in Nebraska: If a police officer catches you buying, possessing, or smoking pot, you’re looking at anything from a ticket to a jail sentence. Second fact of life in Nebraska: If you […]

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2019 Medical Cannabis Op-Eds

February 19, 2019 · Posted In: Health, Web Exclusive

Omaha Magazine‘s March/April issue offers an in-depth look at the legality of cannabidiol (CBD) in Nebraska. Because CBD is sourced from cannabis, the magazine’s coverage in the article touches upon discussions of medical cannabis legalization ongoing […]

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600 Dives and Counting

February 14, 2019 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Fitness, People

Native North Dakotan Shirley Ortman was 19 before she learned to swim. “I’m a pretty good swimmer, but I don’t enjoy it,” she says. “And I do not like to lie on the beach; I’m […]