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6:06 am
Thu April 25, 2013

Curbing Cataracts One Rider at a Time

UNMC hosts its 2013 Bike for Sight event this Saturday. Jessica Feilmeier, from UNMC's Opthamology Department, says the purpose of the event is to raise awareness of and support for a vision restoring cataract camp in Addis, Ethiopia. 

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1:36 pm
Wed April 24, 2013

Douglas County Health Center moving forward with four priorities

The Douglas County Health Center is moving forward with four recommendations to address revenue and efficiencies.

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1:00 am
Mon April 22, 2013

Douglas County looks to move forward with Health Center recommendations

The Douglas County Health Center Board of Trustees could vote Tuesday to move forward with some recommendations in a report on the Health Center.

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6:06 am
Thu April 18, 2013

UNMC Collaborates Internationally

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UNMC has had a long standing international collaboration with researchers, pathologists and oncologists around the world regarding different types of lymphoma.

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2:36 pm
Fri April 12, 2013

No evidence of misconduct found in study involving UNMC researchers

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska Medical Center has found no evidence of research misconduct after questions were raised about data integrity in an academic article.

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5:46 pm
Wed April 10, 2013

Douglas County to form committee to discuss Health Center report recommendations

Douglas County will form a committee to focus on how to prioritize and implement the recommendations in a comprehensive report on the Health Center.

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3:05 pm
Mon April 8, 2013

UNMC oncologist chairs committee to develop new guidelines for cancer patients

Dr. Peter Coccia, a pediatric oncologist with UNMC, served as chairman of a committee that recently developed guidelines for cancer patients between the ages of 15 and 39.

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8:48 am
Thu April 4, 2013

April is STD Awareness Month

April is STD Awareness Month, and the Douglas County Health Department says there are 34 locations available this month for testing.

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2:07 pm
Fri March 29, 2013

1 in 3 Omaha metro area children are overweight or obese

Live Well Omaha officials hope metro area families will take a Family Dining Pledge.

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2:53 pm
Wed March 27, 2013

March is Low Vision Month

The most common causes of low vision are macular degeneration and glaucoma.

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