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Health/Medical
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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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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Health/Medical
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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Health/Medical
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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Health/Medical
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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Health/Medical
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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Health/Medical
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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Health/Medical
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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Health/Medical
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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Health/Medical
4:00 pm
Thu September 11, 2014

Condition of American doctor with Ebola 'improving daily'

Debbie Sacra reads to her husband, Dr. Rick Sacra, via videoconference. Rick Sacra is being treated in the biocontainment unit at Nebraska Medical Center.
Credit Nebraska Medical Center

The wife of an American doctor being treated at Nebraska Medical Center for Ebola says he’s steadily improving.

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