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Omaha
2:47 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

OPS superintendent diagnosed with skin cancer

OPS superintendent Mark Evans.

OPS Superintendent Mark Evans has been diagnosed with skin cancer.

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Health/Medical
6:06 am
Thu January 16, 2014

A new partnership expands Grab-N-Go breakfast in schools

ConAgra Foods and Omaha Public Schools are partnering to expand the Grab ‘N Go breakfast program.

Kori Reed, Vice President of the ConAgra Foods Foundation, says child hunger is an important issue to ConAgra. 

She says statistics indicate 30,000 children in Douglas and Sarpy Counties are food insecure, which means they don’t have consistent access to food throughout the year. 

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Health/Medical
2:00 pm
Tue January 14, 2014

Flu activity widespread in Nebraska

The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services says flu activity is widespread.

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Health/Medical
1:17 pm
Tue January 14, 2014

State agency reports flu death of Iowa child

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Officials have reported the flu death of an otherwise healthy Iowa child.

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Health/Medical
6:06 am
Tue December 24, 2013

Nebraska Ranks 27th in New Report

The state of Nebraska comes in 27th in the nation for protecting kids from tobacco.

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Health/Medical
2:37 pm
Thu December 12, 2013

Creighton researcher: colon cancer survival rate good if it's caught early

A Creighton University Medical School expert on colon cancer says age 50 may be too late for some people to wait to have a colonoscopy.

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Health/Medical
2:30 pm
Tue November 26, 2013

New academic medical center, trauma program coming to Bergan Mercy Medical Center

Credit Alegent Creighton Health

Bergan Mercy Medical Center in Omaha will be the site of an academic medical center and a Level One trauma program.

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Health/Medical
12:55 pm
Mon November 25, 2013

UNMC study examines number of fatalities caused by distracted driving

A new study by UNMC shows the number of pedestrians and bicyclists killed in collisions with distracted drivers increased from 2005 to 2010.

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Health/Medical
8:12 am
Thu November 21, 2013

Healthy Families America program launched in Douglas County

100 low-income pregnant and new moms in Douglas County will be a part of the Healthy Families America program.

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Health/Medical
9:07 am
Fri November 8, 2013

Creighton researcher studying the role of a protein in the development of autism

A Creighton University pharmacology professor will spend the next two years studying the role of a protein in the development of autism.

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