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Government
2:57 pm
Tue December 2, 2014

Groups: Lack of coverage a factor in bankruptcies

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — 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) — 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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Health/Medical
8:44 am
Mon November 17, 2014

Sierra Leone doctor dies of Ebola at Omaha hospital

Dr. Martin Salia died Monday morning, two days after arriving at Nebraska Medical Center to be treated for Ebola.

Nebraska Medical Center doctors say they did all they could to try to save the life of a Sierra Leone surgeon who died of Ebola.

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Health/Medical
8:13 am
Fri November 14, 2014

AP source: Doctor with Ebola coming to US for care

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal government source says a surgeon working in West Africa's Sierra Leone has been diagnosed with Ebola and will be flown to the United States for treatment on Saturday.

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Health/Medical
12:57 pm
Thu November 13, 2014

UNMC, Nebraska Medicine, Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital form partnership

UNMC and Nebraska Medicine are partnering with Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital on a new program.

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Nebraska
8:52 am
Mon November 3, 2014

One in three Nebraska families low-income

A new report from Nebraska Appleseed says 37 percent of low-income families have at least one parent without health insurance.

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Health/Medical
6:15 am
Sat November 1, 2014

UN Medical Center releases Ebola education course

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska Medical Center and affiliated Nebraska Medicine clinics have launched a free online public education course on Ebola.

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Health/Medical
1:17 pm
Wed October 22, 2014

Free of Ebola, NBC cameraman released from the hospital

A little more than two weeks after arriving at Nebraska Medicine-Nebraska Medical Center for treatment, Ashoka Mukpo is out of the hospital.

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