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6:06 am
Mon February 16, 2015

Nebraska Sees an Uptick in Whooping Cough Cases

There were more than 200 cases of whooping cough in January reported in the state of Nebraska.

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Health/Medical
6:00 am
Fri February 13, 2015

Co-Opportunity Health No Longer Viable Plan in NE and IA

Co-Opportunity Health will no longer be offered to consumers in Nebraska and Iowa.

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Health/Medical
6:06 am
Thu February 12, 2015

UNMC Researchers Working to Protect Soldiers Against Nerve Agents

The Department of Defense’s Defense Threat Reduction Agency recently awarded UNMC researchers $1.9 million to develop a therapy to protect against nerve agents.

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Health/Medical
6:06 am
Wed February 4, 2015

The Adolescent Health Project seeks to reduce teen pregnancy and STD rates

The Adolescent Health Project was established by the Women’s Fund of Omaha in collaboration with some of its key not for profit funders and program providers.

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Health/Medical
5:17 am
Tue February 3, 2015

Officials report 215 cases of whooping cough in January

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska health officials say 215 cases of whooping cough were diagnosed in January alone.

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Health/Medical
7:36 am
Sat January 24, 2015

Official seeks to close insurance co-op in Iowa, Nebraska

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa's top insurance official has asked a court to end a consumer-owned cooperative that was selling health insurance to residents in Iowa and Nebraska.

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Health/Medical
1:26 pm
Thu January 22, 2015

Health worker exposed to Ebola released from Omaha hospital

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An American health care worker who has been under observation at an Omaha hospital after he was exposed to the Ebola virus in Sierra Leone did not develop the disease and has been released.

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Health/Medical
6:06 am
Thu January 15, 2015

Creighton University Hospital won't get trauma patients

On Tuesday, Omaha Fire Chief Bernie Kanger said his department’s ambulances will send trauma patients only to Nebraska Medical Center and not to Creighton University Medical Center because they are not a certified Level 1 trauma center.

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Health/Medical
6:06 am
Wed January 14, 2015

UNMC and Primary Care Practitioners Launch Project Focused on Healthy Behaviors

The first project of the Nebraska Primary Care Practice-Based Research Network will focus on the relationship between patient activation and the management of weight.

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Health/Medical
8:22 am
Tue January 13, 2015

Patient being monitored at NMC has not developed Ebola

Nebraska Medical Center officials say an American health care worker being monitored for Ebola has not developed the virus.

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