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8:23 am
Tue September 23, 2014

Nebraska doctors ID experimental Ebola drug used

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska doctors treating an American aid worker battling Ebola have identified the experimental drug they used.

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8:43 am
Mon September 22, 2014

First lab-confirmed case of enterovirus reported in Douglas County

The Douglas County Health Department has reported the first confirmed case of enterovirus D68 in a Douglas County resident. The patient was a child less than a year old who was hospitalized with coughing and difficulty breathing and later released.

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6:09 am
Sat September 20, 2014

State board adds gender identity to proposed rules

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska licensing board has proposed adding language to its rules to prevent mental health professionals from discriminating against clients based on gender identity.

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8:19 am
Thu September 18, 2014

Nebraska health insurance cost dispute unresolved

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A major Nebraska health insurer remains unable to come to terms with one of the state's biggest medical networks, so thousands of people are either facing significantly higher costs or changing doctors.

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6:06 am
Thu September 18, 2014

Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital's Omaha Campus

Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital broke ground earlier this month on a new 110-bed hospital campus in west Omaha.

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3:34 pm
Wed September 17, 2014

NMC officials optimistic American doctor with Ebola will make full recovery

Dr. Rick Sacra has been treated in the biocontainment unit at Nebraska Medical Center since September 5th.

An American doctor being treated at Nebraska Medical Center after contracting Ebola is expected to make a full recovery.

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8:16 am
Wed September 17, 2014

Nebraska's uninsured rate held stable in 2013

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's rate of uninsured people stayed relatively flat last year while those in neighboring states and the nation declined slightly.

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8:23 am
Tue September 16, 2014

Ebola patient in Omaha continues improving

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska doctors treating an American aid worker battling Ebola say he continued to improve over the weekend, but he is getting bored in his isolation room.

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1:00 am
Mon September 15, 2014

Ebola Information Line working to reassure public

Douglas County Health Department officials say a hotline set up to answer questions about Ebola has worked well.

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6:49 am
Sat September 13, 2014

Ebola patient in Omaha continuing to improve

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Officials at the Nebraska Medical Center where an American aid worker infected with Ebola is being treated say the patient is getting his appetite back.

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