Health Care

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1:00 am
Fri November 16, 2012

Nebraska opts for federally-run health insurance exchange

The state of Nebraska will participate in a federally-run health insurance exchange, according to Governor Dave Heineman.

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Health/Medical
6:06 am
Tue November 13, 2012

13 cases of flu reported in Douglas County

The Douglas County Health Department is encouraging everyone to get a flu shot.

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Health/Medical
8:26 am
Fri November 9, 2012

UNMC dean says need for nurses continues to grow

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska already faces a nursing shortage. But a top dean at the University of Nebraska Medical Center says the need will grow even more under the federal health care law.

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Health/Medical
8:08 am
Tue November 6, 2012

November is Diabetes Awareness Month

10.8 percent of Douglas County adults reported being diagnosed with diabetes last year, according to a Community Health Needs Assessment done by Live Well Omaha.

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Health/Medical
12:05 pm
Fri September 21, 2012

What time is it? Time for a flu shot.

While September may seem a bit early to be worried about getting a flu shot, Kris Stapp Vice President of Visiting Nurses Services for the VNA, insists it's not.

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Health/Medical
2:31 pm
Thu September 20, 2012

International Walk to School Day Set for October 3rd

More than 4,000 schools around the world are set to participate in International Walk to School Day on Wednesday, October 3rd.

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Health/Medical
1:27 pm
Mon September 17, 2012

VNA, Easter Seals merge operations

The Visiting Nurse Association and Easter Seals of Nebraska are now one organization.

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Health/Medical
8:53 am
Fri September 14, 2012

Health Department program seeks to educate black women about protecting themselves from AIDS

A program starting next Monday in Omaha seeks to give black women the empowerment tools they need to prevent the spread of HIV and AIDS.

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Health/Medical
1:00 am
Thu September 13, 2012

Nebraska Medical Center opens new endoscopy clinic in Omaha

The Centers for Disease Control says colon cancer is the second deadliest type of cancer and third most diagnosed in the U.S.

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Health/Medical
4:05 am
Tue September 11, 2012

Violence Prevention Program comes to two universities in Omaha

Alegent Creighton Health, in partnership with the Women’s Center for Advancement, is helping bring the Green Dot violence prevention program to Omaha college students at UNO and Creighton.

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