Advocating for Physicians and the Health of all Nebraskans

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

Breast Cancer Screening
Colon Cancer Screening
Lung Cancer Screening
Skin Cancer Screening

NET Good Healthy Life
The NMA and Past President Rob Rhodes, MD, are proud to be content advisors on this series. Visit the link to see upcoming air times.

Affordable Care Act Resources
Enroll Nebraska 
Healthcare.gov -  Nebraska specific information
How much will it cost you? (Zip code specific calculator) 

Child Restraint 
American Academy of Pediatrics Car Safety Seats
American Academy of Pediatrics updates car seat recommendations - August 30, 2018
Nebraska Child Passenger Safety 

NEW CAR SEAT LAW effective January 1, 2019
LB42 took effect on January 1, 2019. The key points to the law are:

  • Rear-facing until age 2 or until the child reaches the upper weight or height limit allowed by the child safety seat manufacturer.
  • Children up to age 8 must be correctly secured in a federally approved child safety seat. This includes booster seats for older kids.
  • Children up to age 8 must ride in the back seat unless the back seat of the vehicle is not available (children are recommended to ride in the backseat until age 13).

Concussion Awareness    
ACTive™Athletic Concussion Training for Coaches
Brain Injury Association of Nebraska  
CDC – Centers for Disease Control  
ConcussionWise (Courses for Coaches, Athletes, Parents, Athletic Trainers, Physicians, and Nurses)   
Heads up to Parents
Heads up to Parents App
Health provider training modules (CME available)
Injury prevention
Nebraska Concussion Awareness Act
When in Doubt Nebraska

Immunizations and Vaccines
CDC
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
HPV facts
School requirements
World Health Organization

Motor Vehicle Safety 
Buckle up!
Distracted driving
Drive Smart Nebraska
Every teen killed in Nebraska last year was not wearing a seat belt (June 9, 2017 article) 

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome - Safe Sleeping Practices
AAP updates policy to discourage use of crib bumpers 
American Academy of Pediatrics 
Safe to sleep

Sun Safety
Protect your skin from the sun
Parents needs to be 'voice of reason' to keep teenagers healthy, out of tanning beds

Tobacco Use
Stop smoking

Additional Resources
The danger of the medical celebrity
You're not alone: medical conspiracies believed by many
Zika Virus

 

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