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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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6:32 am
Sat April 4, 2015

UNK professors make economic case for Nebraska Medicaid bill

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A study by two University of Nebraska at Kearney professors says the state would see economic benefits if Medicaid coverage was expanded to cover more low-income residents.

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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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4:52 pm
Mon March 30, 2015

Person being watched for Ebola hospitalized with heart issue

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — One of the five American aid workers being monitored in Nebraska for exposure to Ebola has been hospitalized after developing a heart problem while jogging.

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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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5:55 am
Fri March 27, 2015

5 people watched for Ebola in Nebraska still healthy

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The American aid workers brought to Nebraska who were exposed to Ebola in Sierra Leone continue to show no symptoms of the deadly virus.

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5:29 am
Wed March 25, 2015

Lawmakers to debate allowing research on cannabis derivative

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lawmakers will debate a bill allowing patients with seizures to legally access a marijuana derivative under the supervision of University of Nebraska researchers.

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1:29 pm
Thu March 19, 2015

5 people monitored for Ebola in Nebraska remain healthy

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — All five American aid workers who are being monitored at a Nebraska hospital for Ebola exposure remain healthy.

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9:41 am
Sun March 15, 2015

Americans returning from Africa for Ebola monitoring

ATLANTA (AP) — Public health officials say a number of Americans are returning from Africa to be monitored after possibly being exposed to Ebola.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Saturday that several Americans who may have been exposed to Ebola in Sierra Leone will be monitored. The CDC did not say how many people are coming back, but University of Nebraska Medical Center officials say they'll be monitoring four Americans.

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6:06 am
Fri March 13, 2015

UNMC Takes Part in Ebola Drug Study

UNMC will participate in a clinic research partnership to test different medications meant to treat Ebola.

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