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1:07 pm
Mon September 8, 2014

Health officials monitor respiratory virus in Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Public health officials on Monday said they're monitoring a high number of reports of a respiratory virus in several Midwest states including Iowa.

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5:21 pm
Sun September 7, 2014

American doctor with Ebola stable, alert and talkative

NMC officials say a Massachusetts doctor with Ebola is stable and showing signs of improvement.

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2:48 pm
Fri September 5, 2014

American doctor with Ebola seriously ill, undergoing treatment

Dr. Rick Sacra is being treated in the biocontainment unit at NMC.

An American doctor who contracted Ebola while working in Liberia is seriously ill, but stable, at Nebraska Medical Center.

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5:51 pm
Thu September 4, 2014

Third American with Ebola to be treated in Omaha

Drs. Mark Rupp, Phil Smith, and Angela Hewlett speak Thursday at a news conference about a third American with Ebola being brought to Nebraska Medical Center for treatment.
Credit Katie Knapp Schubert / KIOS-FM

A Massachusetts doctor who contracted Ebola while working in Liberia is in Omaha for treatment.

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1:51 pm
Tue September 2, 2014

Omaha group gets grant to reduce infant mortality

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha-based health care organization is receiving money from the federal government to fund a program aimed at reducing infant mortality.

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6:06 am
Tue September 2, 2014

VA of Nebraska-Western IA Awarded Grants

The VA of Nebraska-Western Iowa recently announced that community partners in the Omaha metro area and throughout the state were awarded grants totaling more than $2.7 million to help provide supportive services for veterans and their families.

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12:00 pm
Mon September 1, 2014

Blue Cross Blue Shield contract with CHI Health expires

A contract between Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska and CHI Health has expired, with no new agreement reached.

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1:15 pm
Thu August 28, 2014

Douglas County has its first West Nile Virus case of the season

Douglas County has its first human case of West Nile Virus this season.

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1:00 am
Tue August 26, 2014

In rural areas, physician assistants play a larger role in health care

The director of UNMC’s Physician Assistant program says the need for PA’s and physicians is growing in rural areas.

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3:05 pm
Mon August 25, 2014

The VNA Senior Speaker Series continues with the prevention of falls

The Prevention of Falls is the subject of the next VNA Senior Speaker Series event on September 9th.

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