Fuel up like Team USA

(Family Features) U.S. Olympic athletes know what it takes to build a champion: a lifetime of determination and training, countless competitions and...

4 tips for staying ahead of the seasonal elements

(Family Features) Whether an outdoor concert-goer, sports fan or avid vacationer, Mother Nature can be harsh on your eyes, skin and hair regardless of...

VIDEO: Several Dundee restaurant closures wrongfully announced

By Avery Wenck The Omaha News Last week a controversial list was released by the Omaha Health Department naming 165 restaurants to be closed down in...

5 simple ways you can create more healthy days

(Family Features) Creating more healthy days is easier than you may think. Contrary to popular belief, overall health is more than just being free...

UNO researchers speak at autism conference

Asperger's Syndrome, or AS, is a common condition part of a larger subset of developmental disorders collectively known as the autism spectrum. Individuals who have AS are often very intelligent and have focused and narrowly defined interests, but have difficulty understanding and interpreting social cues, such as tone of voice and body language. Often they seem aloof, uncaring or even rude, when in reality they simply don't understand. They must be taught the social skills that their typically developing peers learn naturally, which can be a laborious process.


Let’s talk about mental health: Prevention and awareness

Candice Mayfield CONTRIBUTOR *Trigger warning*  If you or someone you know is struggling with depression or has had thoughts of harming themselves or taking their own life,...

The Malleable Body

Ages ago, the atoms that make up your body at this very moment were born through nuclear fusion in the cores of stars.  As the saying goes, you're nothing more than stardust.


It’s not “just stretching:” How I turned my New Year’s resolution into a lifestyle

By Kamrin Baker ONLINE REPORTER When you go to Build-A-Bear Workshop to, well, build a bear, you are instructed to pick a fabric heart halfway through...