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2:20 pm
Mon November 12, 2012

Science Cafe to focus on Immunizations

Childhood and adult immunizations are the focus of tomorrow’s Omaha Science Café

Dr. Ally Dering-Anderson, Clinical Assistant Professor at the UNMC College of Pharmacy, is the guest speaker. 

She’ll discuss types of diseases people are immunized against and the benefits of adult and child immunizations. 

Dr. Dering-Anderson says she’ll also talk about the changes in mortality rates as a result of vaccines.

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8:26 am
Fri November 9, 2012

UNMC dean says need for nurses continues to grow

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska already faces a nursing shortage. But a top dean at the University of Nebraska Medical Center says the need will grow even more under the federal health care law.

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6:06 am
Fri November 9, 2012

Binge Drinking Up, Youth Drinking Down in Nebraska

Nebraska ranks number two in the country in terms of the binge drinking rate among adults.

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8:08 am
Tue November 6, 2012

November is Diabetes Awareness Month

10.8 percent of Douglas County adults reported being diagnosed with diabetes last year, according to a Community Health Needs Assessment done by Live Well Omaha.

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6:06 am
Thu November 1, 2012

American Legion says VA does a great job

Overall the VA is providing quality healthcare to the nation’s veterans. 

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12:49 pm
Thu October 11, 2012

UNMC Cancer Center to include research facilities, inpatient and outpatient treatment centers

A rendering of the UNMC Cancer Center campus.
UNMC

The city of Omaha will put $35 million toward a new UNMC Cancer Center.

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12:05 pm
Fri September 21, 2012

What time is it? Time for a flu shot.

While September may seem a bit early to be worried about getting a flu shot, Kris Stapp Vice President of Visiting Nurses Services for the VNA, insists it's not.

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2:31 pm
Thu September 20, 2012

International Walk to School Day Set for October 3rd

More than 4,000 schools around the world are set to participate in International Walk to School Day on Wednesday, October 3rd.

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1:27 pm
Mon September 17, 2012

VNA, Easter Seals merge operations

The Visiting Nurse Association and Easter Seals of Nebraska are now one organization.

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Health/Medical
8:53 am
Fri September 14, 2012

Health Department program seeks to educate black women about protecting themselves from AIDS

A program starting next Monday in Omaha seeks to give black women the empowerment tools they need to prevent the spread of HIV and AIDS.

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