Our Health

Massage Therapy Offers Numerous Benefits

What was once considered a luxury, often during vacation, massage therapy is now a necessary part of overall health and well-being — similar to exercise and eating right. It is also affordable and available to anyone through membership programs. But not all massages are created equal, and Jamie Burrow, owner […]

Building Basketball Champions

Hoffman’s Hoops Academy helps athletes make it For more than a decade Brian Hoffman has trained kids of all ages how to become better basketball players. Whether first grade youth league teams or former Creighton University star Doug McDermott, he has helped players develop every aspect of their game from […]

Sleep Solutions

Omaha doctors share ways to solve sleep apnea By the time people see Dr. Ann Edmunds about their sleep apnea, the sleep disorder has usually been bothering them for weeks, if not months. The person with sleep apnea and their partner are likely sleeping in different rooms, and the partner […]

Yoga Lifestyle

One Tree Yoga’s passionate teachers bring out yoga’s many flavors Hanging from a wall rope, yoga students at One Tree Yoga exhale and deeply stretch. Yoga Karunta, as this new class is called, literally means “puppet yoga.” The wall ropes simulate the sense of being a suspended puppet, allowing students […]

Comforting Care

Male-centered clinics seek to lure reluctant patients: MEN   Research shows that when it comes to doctors, most men are quick to dodge any encounter. Three Omaha-area clinics are hoping to change that tendency by focusing on treatments and services related to men’s health. Specialty clinics like NuMale, a Wisconsin-based […]

Summer Skin Treatments

Experts share tips on keeping skin beautiful all summer long Kristen Hammes, Dreams MedSpa Village Pointe Aesthetic Surgery | Dreams MedSpa 17617 Burke Street, Omaha, NE 68118 (P) 402-596-4000   C.Q. Thompson, M.D., Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery Clarkson West Medical Center, 2727 S. 144th St., Suite 205 (P) 402-778-5555, cqthompson.com […]

Crossing Over

Fast-paced and physical, lacrosse lures youth to the field Watch out, football. Lacrosse, the fastest-growing sport in the U.S., is making headway in Nebraska. Nebraska’s youth lacrosse teams have grown in number since the sport first emerged in the state about a decade ago. More than 400 high school boys and […]

Skin Doctor

Dermatologist Joel Schlessinger balances a bustling practice and business Joel Schlessinger, M.D., puzzles over Post-it notes. He’s mapping out a possible warehouse design, tweaking the formula until he’s satisfied it’s optimal. Schlessinger, king of a perpetually expanding skin care empire, is enmeshed in every aspect of his kingdom — including, […]

Dancing with Heart

Cancer no match for determined dancer   The world shifted under her feet when Elizabeth Edwards, owner of Omaha Ballroom, found out last November that the egg-sized nodule in her neck was filled with malignant cells. She needed surgery, doctors told her, to remove her thyroid. Radiation would likely follow. […]