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2:18 pm
Mon May 18, 2015

Minnesota insurer to offer Nebraska, Iowa marketplace plans

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Minnesota-based health care insurer says it will offer individual policies on and off the Affordable Care Act marketplaces in Iowa and Nebraska starting later this year.

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2:15 pm
Wed May 13, 2015

UNO, UNMC team wins award from DARPA for chikungunya research

A team of UNO and UNMC researchers has received an award from DARPA for their work on a strategy to prevent the spread of a mosquito-borne illness.

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8:06 am
Thu May 7, 2015

Center for Preparedness Education Holding Symposium in Omaha this June

On June 18th, the Scott Conference Center will be the site of a one-day disaster preparedness symposium.

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3:34 pm
Mon May 4, 2015

Iowa sees big drop in people diagnosed with HIV

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa public health officials say the number of new HIV diagnoses fell dramatically last year, but it's too soon to tell if the drop represents a sustained trend.

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8:06 am
Fri May 1, 2015

UNMC's new Nebraska Center for Substance Abuse Research

A new center at UNMC will promote and foster innovative multidisciplinary research in the field of substance abuse in Nebraska.

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3:32 pm
Thu April 30, 2015

American Lung Association report says Douglas County's air quality is improving

A new report gives Douglas County a C grade when it comes to air pollution from ozone.

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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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6:42 am
Sat April 18, 2015

Nebraska DHHS to publish ACCESS Nebraska performance reports

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's beleaguered Department of Health and Human Services will publish public performance reports for its services to help residents apply for Medicaid and food stamps.

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7:53 am
Thu April 16, 2015

Nebraska hospitals, ambulances to get life-saving tool

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska hospitals and ambulance services will receive a life-saving tool as part of a nearly $6 million grant.

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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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