Long-Term HIV Survivor Credits Positive Attitude, Dr. Dworak With Continued Health

Leslie, a patient of Dr. Alex Dworak at OneWorld Community Health Centers, is a middle-aged man with an impressive background. His resume boasts a bachelor’s degree, an MBA, a Master of Divinity degree, a Doctor of Divinity degree, a Ph.D. in romance languages and literatures, and an unfinished degree in Germanic languages and literatures. At […]

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United Way Grant Helps Promotoras Spread the Word

OneWorld’s promotora program has proven to be effective at increasing health care access and disease prevention within minority populations in Sarpy and Dodge counties, and now, a United Way grant will allow the program to expand into Douglas County. Promotoras are peers and community members who connect with their neighbors, families, friends and communities to […]

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Reach Out and Read With OneWorld

At OneWorld, every time a child (from six months to age 5) attends a well-child checkup, the child’s family receives a developmentally and culturally appropriate book, and medical providers work to incorporate literacy into the exam. During pediatric exams, doctors and nurses speak with parents about the importance of reading aloud to children. Reach Out […]

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Cervical Health Awareness Month: Screenings Help Prevent Cervical Cancer

According to the National Cervical Cancer Coalition, each year in the United States, nearly 13,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer, and more than 4,000 of these women die as a result. While cervical cancer can usually be detected through screenings (pap and HPV tests) and prevented with vaccines, not everyone has access to these […]

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