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Obama: 8 million signed up for health care
Obama: 8 million signed up for health care
Eight million people have signed up for health care through new insurance exchanges, President Barack Obama said Thursday.

Heart attacks, strokes drop in diabetics, new federal study finds
Heart attacks, strokes drop in diabetics, new federal study finds
In the midst of the diabetes epidemic, a glimmer of good news: Heart attacks, strokes and other complications from the disease are plummeting.

Judge overturns North Dakota abortion ban tied to fetal heartbeat
Judge overturns North Dakota abortion ban tied to fetal heartbeat
A federal judge on Wednesday overturned a North Dakota law banning abortions when a fetal heartbeat can be detected, as early as six weeks into pregnancy and before many women know they're pregnant.

Omaha woman, 30, battling breast cancer for third time
Omaha woman, 30, battling breast cancer for third time

 
New treatment offers a less invasive option to repair bulging aortas

New treatment offers a less invasive option to repair bulging aortas

The Nebraska Medical Center is so far the only hospital in the state using fenestrated stent grafts to repair aortic aneurysms just below the kidneys' arteries.
Nebraska boy gets his wish: flying like Iron Man

Nebraska boy gets his wish: flying like Iron Man

Make-A-Wish Colorado says Max, who loves to pretend to fly like a superhero, soared Tuesday at an indoor skydiving facility near Denver called SkyVenture Colorado.
Exercising to prevent falls, injuries

Exercising to prevent falls, injuries

One out of three adults 65 or older falls each year, and 20 to 30 percent of people who fall suffer moderate to severe injuries.
8 things you need to know about your end-of-life care

8 things you need to know about your end-of-life care

Today is National Healthcare Decisions Day. Take time to talk to your family about your wishes for end-of-life care.
Richard Brown steps down as Charles Drew Health Center CEO

Richard Brown steps down as Charles Drew Health Center CEO

Brown, 67, called it a retirement but said he expected to work more in a couple of capacities.
Study finds signs that pot use changes brains

Study finds signs that pot use changes brains

A small study of casual marijuana smokers found evidence of changes in the brain, a possible sign of trouble ahead, researchers say. The young adults who volunteered for the study were not dependent on pot, nor did they show any marijuana-related problems.
Geriatrics chat replay: Get your health questions answered

Geriatrics chat replay: Get your health questions answered

Dr. Heather Morgan shares info about end-of-life care and other health issues.
Vet without leg to run Boston Marathon in honor of bombing victims

Vet without leg to run Boston Marathon in honor of bombing victims

Doctors had told Edward Lychik if he walked again, it would be on crutches. Yet, the Army veteran will run the Boston Marathon on April 21.
7 tips to improve posture, make your desk job more comfortable

7 tips to improve posture, make your desk job more comfortable

Is your desk job becoming a pain in the neck? Here are some simple and effective solutions.
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