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6:06 am
Wed March 13, 2013

Possible New Treatment for Chronic Hives

20% of the US population gets hives at some point in their lives.  A smaller percentage of them are chronic sufferers, having hives for more than six weeks. 

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6:06 am
Thu March 7, 2013

Relief from Decades of Pain

A new clinic at the Nebraska Medical Center treats patients who have non-malignant issues or conditions with their pancreas or biliary tract. 

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Health/Medical
1:00 am
Tue February 26, 2013

State of Public Health report looks at Douglas County's overall health, well-being

Seven outbreaks of norovirus were reported in Douglas County last year, according to a new report.

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6:06 am
Thu February 7, 2013

UNMC Study Examines Heart Failure Patients and Exercise

UNMC’s College of Nursing Lincoln Division recently received a $3.36 million grant to fund a 5-year study looking at the adherence to exercise in heart failure patients.

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Health/Medical
3:24 pm
Tue January 29, 2013

Smoke Free Daycare Bill Introduced

Omaha Senator Rick Kolowski recently introduced LB 630, a bill that would make all daycares smoke free.

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6:06 am
Tue January 29, 2013

Fewer Minorities Getting Screened for Colorectal Cancer

Fewer minorities are getting colorectal cancer screenings, according to a new study conducted in the Center for Health Policy at UNMC.

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Health/Medical
2:55 pm
Fri January 11, 2013

Flu cases widespread in Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A top Iowa health official calls this the worst flu season the state has seen in many years.

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1:00 pm
Wed January 9, 2013

Two flu deaths in Nebraska this season

The flu is now widespread in Nebraska, according to the Department of Health and Human Services.

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Health/Medical
6:06 am
Wed January 9, 2013

Rural Nebraskans have less health insurance

  

The Center for Rural Affairs is out with a new report on the Rural Implications of Health Insurance Coverage in Nebraska. 

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