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9:19 am
Mon October 13, 2014

NMC officials say Ebola patient's condition continuing to improve

Nebraska Medical Center officials say the condition of a NBC cameraman with Ebola continues to improve.

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Health/Medical
1:59 pm
Fri October 3, 2014

NBC cameraman with Ebola to be treated at Nebraska Medical Center

A 33-year-old cameraman for NBC who contracted Ebola in Liberia will be treated at Nebraska Medical Center.

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Health/Medical
6:06 am
Tue September 30, 2014

Flu Vaccine Clinics in Full Swing at VNA

This year’s flu vaccine is a quadrivalent, with four strains of vaccines instead of the usual three.

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Health/Medical
8:15 am
Mon September 29, 2014

Three-year program to address health disparities in Omaha's African-American community

Creighton University and four community partners have received a grant for programs to reduce health disparities in Omaha's African-American community.

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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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Health/Medical
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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