Author Archives: Michael Huckabee

About Michael Huckabee

Michael Huckabee is professor and director of the physician assistant program at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. He earned a master's from UNMC and a doctorate from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Michael has worked as a physician assistant for 30 years, primarily in rural Nebraska. He occasionally fills in for a pediatric practice in Lincoln. He and his wife have four children. Click here for more information.

Could oxytocin nasal spray keep marriages alive?

If the hormone helps keep spouses faithful, could prescribing it as a nasal spray keep marriages alive? Continue reading

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When your doctor says ‘I’m sorry’

Should doctors be protected when the words “I’m sorry” come out? Continue reading

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Nasty flu vomiting explained

It’s not pretty, but there’s actually a lot that goes into the flu’s worst symptom. Note: Don’t read over breakfast. Continue reading

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The drug we forget to talk about with our kids

We talk about marijuana and alcohol, even prescription drugs. But one often forgotten substance needs attention, too. Continue reading

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3 lesser-known Christmas hazards

What happens if your dog eats mistletoe? Or if holiday stress becomes more than just the blues? Solutions to these and more. Continue reading

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Understanding the ‘brain freeze’ and how it relates to migraines

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‘Smart Bras’ and male breast cancer

Before October comes to a close, here are four lesser-known breast cancer hallmarks. Continue reading

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And the cutest belly button is …

Why do belly buttons collect lint? Why don’t some people have them? And who has the cutest? Answers to these questions and more. Continue reading

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4 ways to “self-reform” health care

Ideas for moms, young people, patients and more. Continue reading

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Hot dogs and Huskers: Go ahead, indulge

It’s a rite of the season. So check that nutrition label and enjoy a hot dog! Continue reading

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