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Health/Medical
6:06 am
Wed January 14, 2015

UNMC and Primary Care Practitioners Launch Project Focused on Healthy Behaviors

The first project of the Nebraska Primary Care Practice-Based Research Network will focus on the relationship between patient activation and the management of weight.

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Health/Medical
8:22 am
Tue January 13, 2015

Patient being monitored at NMC has not developed Ebola

Nebraska Medical Center officials say an American health care worker being monitored for Ebola has not developed the virus.

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Health/Medical
8:27 am
Tue January 6, 2015

Doctors: US medical worker exposed to Ebola wants privacy

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) β€” The Nebraska doctors treating an American health care worker who was exposed to the deadly Ebola virus in Sierra Leone won't discuss the case because of privacy concerns.

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Health/Medical
12:10 pm
Mon January 5, 2015

Flu widespread in Nebraska

Three people have died from flu-related illness in Nebraska, and state health officials say the virus is widespread.

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Health/Medical
7:23 pm
Sun January 4, 2015

NMC monitoring health care worker exposed to Ebola in Sierra Leone

An American health care worker will spend the next three weeks in the biocontainment unit at Nebraska Medical Center after being exposed to Ebola.

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Health/Medical
1:00 am
Wed December 24, 2014

Nebraska among the healthiest states in the nation

A new report says Nebraska is the tenth healthiest state in the nation.

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Government
2:57 pm
Tue December 2, 2014

Groups: Lack of coverage a factor in bankruptcies

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) β€” Advocates who want to expand Medicaid say a lack of insurance is driving many of Nebraska's personal bankruptcies.

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Health/Medical
4:00 am
Mon December 1, 2014

Nebraska AIDS Project: ACA means more patients can afford care, medications

About 2,000 Nebraskans live with HIV and AIDS. 200 of them are part of a program helping low-income patients get care and medication.

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Health/Medical
6:06 am
Wed November 26, 2014

UNMC Researcher: Health Benefits for Ex-Smokers Outweigh Weight Gain

Results of a recent study conducted by UNMC staff indicate it’s better to be an ex-smoker who is overweight than a smoker at a normal weight when it comes to the risk of death.

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Health/Medical
11:22 am
Thu November 20, 2014

Nebraska insurer rejects medical network's offer

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) β€” Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska is rejecting the latest contract offer from one of the state's biggest medical networks because the insurer says the offer still costs too much.

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