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Health and Medical stories

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nearly 57,000 Nebraskans will continue to receive subsidized health insurance now that the U.S. Supreme Court has rejected a conservative challenge to the Affordable Care Act.

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A new report identifies five options for a new VA Medical Center in Omaha.

Nebraska Medicine-Nebraska Medical Center will be one of nine regional centers in the U.S. designated to treat patients with highly infectious diseases.

A Creighton University professor has received a National Institutes of Health grant to study the effects of gene and stem cell therapies in coronary artery bypass grafts.

A new study by a UNMC researcher has found that having a comorbid condition directly impacts a patient’s chances of surviving lung cancer.

An Omaha mother is among those in Washington, D.C., this week, advocating for changes to medical care for kids with complex conditions.

Every year approximately one in 10 older Americans is a victim of elder abuse.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Thirty individual health insurance plans in Iowa are proposing double-digit increases for next year, citing higher medical and prescription drug costs and greater use of services.

A new report says fewer adolescents are smoking cigarettes.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A dozen individual health insurance plans in Nebraska are proposing double-digit premium increases for next year, citing higher medical and prescription drug costs and greater use of services.

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