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More Nebraska kids are going to emergency rooms with severe allergies

More Nebraska children are being taken to emergency rooms (ER) with serious allergic reactions according to a Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association childhood allergies study. The number increased by 39 percent from 2014 to 2017 among Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska members. “What that tells me is that parents are reacting to

By |2018-03-19T11:26:48+00:00March 19th, 2018|Categories: Health and Wellness, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on More Nebraska kids are going to emergency rooms with severe allergies

Become a mentor, change a life

Many of us can identify a person in our own lives that we consider a mentor-maybe it was a great boss, a former professor or your high school sports coach. These are the people who guided and supported us along the way. And now, we have the opportunity to do the same for someone else-

By |2018-02-02T09:27:08+00:00February 2nd, 2018|Categories: Articles, Community Engagement, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Become a mentor, change a life

Nebraska doing good job with childhood vaccinations but must remain vigilant

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska members are doing a good job keeping their children’s vaccinations current.  Eighty-five percent received the seven required shots during the first three years of life.  That compares to 80 percent nationwide. The findings come from the latest Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association Health of America study on

By |2018-01-19T13:42:00+00:00January 19th, 2018|Categories: Health and Wellness, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Nebraska doing good job with childhood vaccinations but must remain vigilant