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Study suggests Affordable Care Act is improving health

posted August 10, 2016, 2:31 PM by

The Affordable Care Act has provided health insurance to some 20 million people. But are they any better off?

This has been the central question as we’ve been watching the complex and expensive health law unfurl. We knew the law…

2016 Annual Conference Poster Session-Call for Entries

posted June 27, 2016, 10:46 AM by

The Public Health Association of Nebraska is soliciting entries for a Poster Session, to be held at PHAN’s Annual Conference in Lincoln on September 29th & 30th. Posters must be on display by 8:30AM on Thursday, September 29th and…

UNMC College of Public Health Accreditation Review

posted June 24, 2016, 2:13 PM by

The University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC)™ College of Public Health is undergoing accreditation review by the CEPH, with an accreditation site visit scheduled for October 2016.

CEPH is accepting written comments on the College’s program, practices, procedures and policies…

Many Sports-Related Concussions May Go Untreated in Children, Study Finds

posted June 24, 2016, 10:06 AM by

// // Nearly 2 million children may be suffering sports- and recreation-related concussions (SRRCs) every year, and many of those may go untreated, according to a new study published today.

Researchers from the University of Washington and Seattle Children’s Research…

Skin cancer will hit 1 in 5–learn how to protect yourself

posted June 14, 2016, 2:36 PM by

One if five Americans will be diagnosed with skin cancer in their lifetime, making it the most common form of cancer in the United States. There are different types of skin cancer, and they each have different treatments and…