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April 2015

Living with Cancer in Nebraska

April 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

“Living With Cancer in Nebraska” will feature segments on “Rural Health and Advancements in Cancer Treatment,” “Pancreatic Cancer,” and “Impact on Families.” UNMC’s Ken Cowan, M.D., Ph.D., director of the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center, Sarah Thayer, M.D., Ph.D., physician-in-chief of the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center, and Renaisa Anthony, M.D., deputy director of the Center for Reducing Health Disparities at the UNMC College of Public Health, are among the featured participants. The program complements the most comprehensive documentary on a single disease…

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Employability Skills 101

April 7 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Children and Family Center,
3549 Fontenelle Blvd, Omaha, NE 68104
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The Teen Parent Leadership Academy presents: Careers Under Construction Keepin’ it Real Facilitated by:  Kimberly Nichols and Damany Rahn Every Tuesday in April from 3:30 -5:00 PM (April 7, 14, 21, 28) Free childcare and meal provided Transportation assistance as needed Speakers, prizes, and much more! To Learn More or to Register Please Call Laura Evans at (402) 898-4785 Sponsored by the Nebraska Children’s Home Society Employability Skills 101 Flyer  

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May 2015

Diabetes Prevention Program

May 6 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
EngAge Wellness Center,
730 South 38th Ave, Omaha, NE 68105
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If you have pre-diabetes or other risk factors for Type 2 diabetes, UNMC’s EngAge Wellness Center is offering a program to help you take charge of your health and make a change. Enrollment is now open in the Center for Disease Control’s Diabetes Prevention Program, which begins May 6 at UNMC’s EngAge Wellness, 38th Avenue and Leavenworth Street. The Diabetes Prevention Program features an approach that is proven to prevent or delay type 2 diabetes. The program will meet weekly for the first 16 weeks,…

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