For many Omahans, living on the brink of the worst flood in decades is a disaster waiting to happen. For the students and faculty in UNMC's College of Public Health, it's an opportunity to help the community.
At least one out of every five students on campus suffers from allergies, according to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America. At this time in the semester, many students are experiencing fall allergies.
The UNO Health Fair, presented by Student Health and Mav-Rec Wellness, was held last Thursday in the newly renovated Health, Physical Education and Recreation building.
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.