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Helping Women Lead Healthier Lives


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  • Tanning beds increase your chances of developing Melanoma by 60%, according to the Nebraska Cancer Coalition.
  • 30% of Nebraska teen girls report using tanning beds in the last year.
  • 2.3 million Teenagers tan indoors in the US each year.

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    “I’m sick of seeing young women die from a preventable cancer.” 

    - Dr. Dave Watts, Vice-Chair of NC2 and Skin Cancer Surgeon at Dermatology Specialists of Omaha



Every Woman Matters 
 VIDEO Every Story Matters ~ Voices from Every Woman Matters and
the Nebraska Colon Cancer Screening Program.
Featuring personal stories of survival from Nebraskans.



Established in 2000 by the Nebraska Legislature, the Nebraska Office of Women's Health (OWH) was created to help and encourage all women to lead healthier lives. To this end, the OWH provides screening, data, and public health education services with the needs of Nebraska women in mind. The OWH is part of the Public Health Division of Nebraska Health and Human Services.
Top Killers of Nebraska Women:
1. Heart Disease
2. Cancer
3. Cerebrovascular
4. Chronic Lung Disease
5. Alzheimer’s Disease
PDF Annual Reports
Podcasts/Media Spots
Did you know that Every Woman Matters not only pays for breast and cervical cancer screenings, BUT they pay for heart and diabetes screening as well? Listen to this 60 second radio spot to learn about a particular clients’ experience with the Every Woman Matters Program and receiving her heart healthy exams.
Listen in each week as the Every Woman Matters Program and other other professionals speak on a variety of men’s and women’s health topics designed to keep both you and your family healthy.
Volunteer Opportunities
Training Opportunities
Health Campaigns
~ Every Women Matters:
~ Nebraska Colon Cancer Screening Program
~ General Questions:
402-471-0158, Toll-free 877-257-0073
Nebraska Office of Women’s and Men's Health
P.O. Box 94817
Lincoln, NE 68509-4817
Language Assistance.
Reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities. TDD (800) 833-7353. The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services will provide language assistance at no cost to limited English speaking persons who seek our services. Please call (800) 532-2227 for more information.
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