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2:21 pm
Tue December 16, 2014

Massachusetts doctor cured of Ebola returning to Liberia

BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts doctor cured of Ebola says he's returning in January to Liberia, the West African country where he contracted the virus, to continue working at a medical mission.

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Health/Medical
6:06 am
Tue December 16, 2014

Students at UNMC learn through video game

Second-year medical students at UNMC are playing a video game to learn how to diagnose and treat gout.

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Health/Medical
6:06 am
Mon December 8, 2014

UNMC studying a new drug for people with mild-to-moderate Alzheimer's

Researchers at UNMC are studying a new drug that may assist people with mild-to-moderate Alzheimer’s disease. 

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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
Fri November 28, 2014

ACA Enrollment Period Underway

The Affordable Care Act Marketplace is open for enrollment through February 15th.

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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
8:28 am
Fri November 21, 2014

2 Nebraskans indicted on Medicaid fraud

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The owner of an Omaha medical equipment company and a southeastern Nebraska mental health professional have been indicted on federal counts of Medicaid fraud.

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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
4:54 pm
Mon November 17, 2014

Medical network makes counteroffer in rate dispute

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — One of Nebraska's biggest medical networks delivered a counteroffer to Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska Monday in an attempt to end a contract stalemate.

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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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