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1:20 pm
Fri September 26, 2014

Prescription drug take-back day Saturday

More than 780,000 pounds of unwanted, unused, or expired prescription drugs were turned in during drug take-back days nationwide in April.

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11:28 am
Fri September 26, 2014

Massachusetts doctor cleared of Ebola is home

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts doctor who is one of three American aid workers successfully treated after contracting the Ebola virus in West Africa said Friday that as soon as he came down with a fever and chills on Aug. 29 he feared he had the disease.

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11:40 am
Thu September 25, 2014

Massachusetts doctor cleared of Ebola, released from Nebraska Medical Center

Dr. Rick Sacra spent 20 days in the Nebraska Medical Center's biocontainment unit.
Credit Nebraska Medical Center

A Massachusetts doctor has recovered from Ebola and been released from the Nebraska Medical Center’s biocontainment unit.

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9:18 am
Thu September 25, 2014

Iowa, Nebraska medical records networks linked

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Officials say Iowa and Nebraska medical records networks have been connected so records can be quickly shared over a secure link.

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1:03 pm
Tue September 23, 2014

UNMC, Nebraska Medical Center expanding two campuses

UNMC and the Nebraska Medical Center are expanding their midtown and Village Pointe campuses.

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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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