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5:55 am
Fri March 27, 2015

5 people watched for Ebola in Nebraska still healthy

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The American aid workers brought to Nebraska who were exposed to Ebola in Sierra Leone continue to show no symptoms of the deadly virus.

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5:29 am
Wed March 25, 2015

Lawmakers to debate allowing research on cannabis derivative

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lawmakers will debate a bill allowing patients with seizures to legally access a marijuana derivative under the supervision of University of Nebraska researchers.

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Health/Medical
9:41 am
Sun March 15, 2015

Americans returning from Africa for Ebola monitoring

ATLANTA (AP) — Public health officials say a number of Americans are returning from Africa to be monitored after possibly being exposed to Ebola.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Saturday that several Americans who may have been exposed to Ebola in Sierra Leone will be monitored. The CDC did not say how many people are coming back, but University of Nebraska Medical Center officials say they'll be monitoring four Americans.

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6:06 am
Fri March 13, 2015

UNMC Takes Part in Ebola Drug Study

UNMC will participate in a clinic research partnership to test different medications meant to treat Ebola.

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6:06 am
Mon March 9, 2015

UNMC, Nebraska Medicine yield large economic impact

A study recently released shows UNMC and Nebraska Medicine have an economic impact on the state’s economy of $4.2 billion annually.

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6:06 am
Wed February 25, 2015

Creighton University Medical Center Re-Certified Level 1 Trauma Designation

Creighton University Medical Center has been re-certified as a Level 1 trauma center.

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6:06 am
Thu February 12, 2015

UNMC Researchers Working to Protect Soldiers Against Nerve Agents

The Department of Defense’s Defense Threat Reduction Agency recently awarded UNMC researchers $1.9 million to develop a therapy to protect against nerve agents.

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Health/Medical
6:06 am
Wed February 4, 2015

The Adolescent Health Project seeks to reduce teen pregnancy and STD rates

The Adolescent Health Project was established by the Women’s Fund of Omaha in collaboration with some of its key not for profit funders and program providers.

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5:17 am
Tue February 3, 2015

Officials report 215 cases of whooping cough in January

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska health officials say 215 cases of whooping cough were diagnosed in January alone.

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1:26 pm
Thu January 22, 2015

Health worker exposed to Ebola released from Omaha hospital

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An American health care worker who has been under observation at an Omaha hospital after he was exposed to the Ebola virus in Sierra Leone did not develop the disease and has been released.

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