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A simple message – get a mammogram

Lisa Vogt has a simple message – get a yearly mammogram. She knows. At age 49, she had a routine mammogram. No lumps were found. But she had calcifications—tiny white dots—on her screening. Lisa had a biopsy, which confirmed it was cancer, DCIS (ductal carcinoma in situ). It’s a cancer where abnormal cells are found

By |2019-08-06T09:20:16-06:00October 4th, 2018|Categories: Health and Wellness, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on A simple message – get a mammogram

Nebraska Lions Foundation provides fast, free vision screenings for Special Olympics athletes

Two Nebraska Lions Foundation programs teamed up to provide Special Olympics athletes with fast, free vision screenings at the May 2018 games. According to the Lions Club International Foundation (LCIF), research shows that 68 percent of Special Olympics athletes haven’t had an eye exam in three years, 37 percent need glasses and 18 percent wear

By |2019-08-06T09:30:25-06:00June 11th, 2018|Categories: Community Engagement, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Nebraska Lions Foundation provides fast, free vision screenings for Special Olympics athletes