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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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Health/Medical
8:27 am
Tue January 6, 2015

Doctors: US medical worker exposed to Ebola wants privacy

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska doctors treating an American health care worker who was exposed to the deadly Ebola virus in Sierra Leone won't discuss the case because of privacy concerns.

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Health/Medical
12:10 pm
Mon January 5, 2015

Flu widespread in Nebraska

Three people have died from flu-related illness in Nebraska, and state health officials say the virus is widespread.

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7:23 pm
Sun January 4, 2015

NMC monitoring health care worker exposed to Ebola in Sierra Leone

An American health care worker will spend the next three weeks in the biocontainment unit at Nebraska Medical Center after being exposed to Ebola.

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Health/Medical
1:10 pm
Wed December 24, 2014

Iowa regulator takes control of struggling insurer

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A nonprofit health insurer has been taken over by Iowa's insurance regulator and is ending enrollments after suffering financial problems.

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