Red Mango brings amazing dessert downtown

Walking into the new Red Mango downtown, I saw a sign advising me to "Rethink Yogurt." Well, I didn't think about yogurt much before my two trips to Red Mango, but I can't help but give it a bit of attention after my visits to the frozen yogurt shop.


Flu season in full swing: How to avoid getting sick

Influenza is a contagious disease that can be prevented with a flu shot each year, said Marcia Adler, director of UNO Health Services.


Goodnight, Smartphone: Powering down before bed for a good night’s rest

(Family Features) Checking email or flipping through channels instead of sleeping? Playing video games or browsing social media in bed? If you want to...

UNMC chancellor to visit 4 Nebraska communities next week

University of Nebraska Medical Center Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold will visit four Nebraska communities next week to learn about health care opportunities and challenges...

Win prizes for sharing your fitness goals

Ready to commit to your fitness goals? If you've made health and fitness New Year's resolutions, you might want to swing by the Wellness Center....

How to eat healthy on a college student’s budget

It's inevitable – once you start classes, you're going to be crunched for both time and cash. And since you're not looking to order all your meals from McDonald's Dollar Menu (at least, I hope you're not), you'll need a plan. Otherwise, you'll find yourself deciding how to make a half-eaten bag of Doritos and minimarshmallows into a balanced meal at 11 p.m. on a Tuesday night. Been there, done that.


Understanding the Yawn

(Family Features) Yawning is a natural part of everyday life, yet this simple phenomenon has some rather curious and mysterious features. To...

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.