The ultimate goal of Nebraska Medical Association member physicians is the health of all Nebraskans.


Affordable Care Act resources

Healthcare.gov -  Nebraska specific information
HealthCareandYou.org

Enroll Nebraska 

How much will it cost you? (Zip code specific calculator) - updated November 20, 2013
Estimate cost

What this year's health insurance open enrollment means to you(September 23, 2013)

Health insurance marketplace - a better way to buy coverage

Health care changes coming your way under the Affordable Care Act

What the Affordable Care Act means to Nebraskans (August 8, 2013)
  
What you need to know about health care exchanges under the Affordable Care Act(how you go about getting insurance)


Health and safety links:

Child restraint: 

Nebraska Child Passenger Safety
American Academy of Pediatrics Car Safety Seats 

Motor vehicle safety

Distracted driving - Please don't text and drive!
Buckle up!

Immunizations and vaccines:

Immunizations
2013-14 immunization requirements - school-aged children
HPV facts
 
Where to find science-based vaccine information on the web:
CDC
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
World Health Organization
Science based vaccine search engine

Reducing Sudden Infant Death Syndrome - safe sleeping practices

American Academy of Pediatrics
Back to sleep 
Safe sleep for your baby 
AAP updates policy to discourage use of crib bumpers (2011) 
Bed sharing on the rise despite risks

Sun safety

Protect your skin from the sun

Tobacco Use

Stop smoking
 
Concussion awareness      

CDC – Centers for Disease Control  
NFHS—National Federation of High Schools  Concussion in Sports—What You Need to Know
ConcussionWise (Courses for Coaches, Athletes, Parents, Athletic Trainers, Physicians, and Nurses) 
ACTive™Athletic Concussion Training for Coaches 
Injury prevention website   
Brain Injury Association of Nebraska 
Heads up to Parents website
Download the Heads Up app

 

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