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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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Health/Medical
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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Health/Medical
2:30 pm
Wed August 20, 2014

Legal, policy issues surround Ebola discussion

An Ebola outbreak in four west African nations has killed more than 1,300 people.

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Health/Medical
8:22 am
Tue August 19, 2014

New Alegent Creighton facility coming to Omaha

The new medical complex is scheduled to open in 2016.
Credit Alegent Creighton

A new medical clinic and academic center will replace Alegent Creighton University Medical Center in 2016.

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Education
2:46 pm
Fri August 15, 2014

UNO to be the home of a Center for Research in Human Movement Variability

UNO has received its largest research grant in school history for a new facility in the Biomechanics Research Building.

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Health/Medical
6:26 am
Sat August 2, 2014

State Department visits NMC biocontainment unit to assess capabilities

UNMC and the Nebraska Medical Center have been contacted by the State Department about the capabilities of the hospital’s biocontainment unit.

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Health/Medical
2:47 pm
Tue July 29, 2014

Omaha students take peer-to-peer approach to fighting obesity

A new program at Omaha’s Northwest High School uses a peer-to-peer approach to target obesity prevention.

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