Artwork Aims to Alleviate Health Care Anxiety

Panda Pediatrics, seeks to address areas that perpetuate stress and comfort for patients with a community led, evidence-based approach that incorporates local art and natural elements..

The Urgency of Narcan Kits in Douglas County

In nearly 40% of overdose deaths, someone else was present. Narcan, also known as naloxone, is a medication that can reverse the effects of opioid overdose—including heroin, fentanyl, and prescription opioid…

Care Cupboard Rises to Combat Food Insecurity in Douglas County 

The Care Cupboard supports individuals and families as they improve their health with regular access to nutritious foods and nutritional support. In 2022, Heartland’s Care Cupboard Served 4,996 Households, representing more than 9,000 unique individuals. 

NPs: Rising to Meet the Needs of Patients

Let’s Celebrate NP Week! National Nurse Practitioner (NP) Week, celebrated November 13-19, is an annual celebration recognizing the contributions of NP professionals. More than 355,000 NPs are licensed to practice in the United States and continuously bring vital solutions to patients in all community settings. Some fun facts: The NP role was developed in the […]

Need-to-Know Facts About Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is the most common non-skin cancer and the second leading cause of cancer deaths in people with male reproductive systems. The prostate is…

The Power of Purpose

Finding your purpose in life is a process—but one that science says is well worth it. Researchers recently found that when people feel like their lives have…

PCOS and Gynecological Cancer 101

Every 5 minutes, someone will be diagnosed with gynecological cancer. Lack of awareness is often the biggest barrier, and early detection leads to better..