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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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1:00 am
Wed March 20, 2013

VA hospital temporarily closes operating rooms

Nebraska and western Iowa veterans who need surgery will undergo those procedures somewhere other than the Omaha VA hospital for the time being.

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2:32 pm
Mon March 18, 2013

Report looks at role of a school's design in reducing childhood obesity

A new study from a UNMC expert on childhood obesity asks whether a school’s design can reduce childhood obesity.

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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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