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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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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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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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Health/Medical
8:17 am
Wed September 10, 2014

Type of enterovirus affecting children, leading to hospitalizations

Four states neighboring Nebraska, including Iowa, have confirmed cases of a serious strain of enterovirus that’s making children sick.

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Health/Medical
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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Health/Medical
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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Health/Medical
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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Health/Medical
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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