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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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6:06 am
Mon March 9, 2015

UNMC, Nebraska Medicine yield large economic impact

A study recently released shows UNMC and Nebraska Medicine have an economic impact on the state’s economy of $4.2 billion annually.

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6:06 am
Thu March 5, 2015

5-4-3-2-1 Go! Dance Challenge Underway

The Go Dance Challenge is open to kids in kindergarten through 5th grade now through March 12th.

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6:06 am
Wed February 25, 2015

Creighton University Medical Center Re-Certified Level 1 Trauma Designation

Creighton University Medical Center has been re-certified as a Level 1 trauma center.

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12:24 pm
Fri February 20, 2015

More than 74,000 in Nebraska find coverage on exchange

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Federal officials say that more than 74,000 people in Nebraska have signed up for health care coverage on the federal exchange.

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