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Health/Medical
6:23 am
Sat April 25, 2015

Midwest pheasant producers are nervous as bird flu spreads

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Game bird producers in the Midwest are ramping up disease prevention measures in an effort to shield their multi-billion-dollar industry from the highly contagious avian influenza outbreak sweeping the region's poultry producers.

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Government
8:00 am
Tue April 21, 2015

Bill to increase Nebraska Medicaid reimbursement advances

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have advanced a bill designed to increase Medicaid reimbursements from the estates of recipients with large amounts of money or property.

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Health/Medical
6:06 am
Wed April 15, 2015

Giving Caregivers a Break

The Respite Education and Support Tools training program or REST will be offered at the end of the month on the UNMC campus.

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Health/Medical
2:00 pm
Tue April 7, 2015

CDC public health expert discusses U.S. response to Ebola outbreak in West Africa

Early diagnosis of Ebola is key to stopping its spread, according to a Centers for Disease Control public health expert.

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Health/Medical
8:27 am
Wed April 1, 2015

5 US aid workers monitored for Ebola in Nebraska released

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — All five American aid workers being monitored in Nebraska for exposure to Ebola have completed their quarantine periods free from symptoms of the deadly virus.

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Health/Medical
6:05 am
Mon March 30, 2015

VNA Senior Speaker Series Returns Next Month

The Visiting Nurse Association kicks off its Senior Speaker Series on April 9th with “Ten Tips for Better Brain Health."

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Health/Medical
6:06 am
Wed February 18, 2015

Keeping Seniors Healthy

Keeping seniors healthy and out of the hospital is the goal of Home Instead Senior Care’s latest public education program.

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General News
7:37 am
Sat February 14, 2015

Creighton University hospital expects trauma certification

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Catholic Health Initiatives officials say they're confident that Creighton University Medical Center's trauma center soon will be certified for Level 1 patients.

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Health/Medical
5:17 am
Tue February 3, 2015

Officials report 215 cases of whooping cough in January

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska health officials say 215 cases of whooping cough were diagnosed in January alone.

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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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