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7:37 am
Fri May 8, 2015

Nebraska senators wade into medical marijuana debate

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker who wants to legalize medical marijuana says his bill would help suffering children, while opponents criticize the measure as too lax.

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Health/Medical
8:06 am
Thu May 7, 2015

Center for Preparedness Education Holding Symposium in Omaha this June

On June 18th, the Scott Conference Center will be the site of a one-day disaster preparedness symposium.

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Health/Medical
8:06 am
Fri May 1, 2015

UNMC's new Nebraska Center for Substance Abuse Research

A new center at UNMC will promote and foster innovative multidisciplinary research in the field of substance abuse in Nebraska.

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Health/Medical
6:42 am
Sat April 18, 2015

Nebraska DHHS to publish ACCESS Nebraska performance reports

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's beleaguered Department of Health and Human Services will publish public performance reports for its services to help residents apply for Medicaid and food stamps.

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Health/Medical
7:53 am
Thu April 16, 2015

Nebraska hospitals, ambulances to get life-saving tool

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska hospitals and ambulance services will receive a life-saving tool as part of a nearly $6 million grant.

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Health/Medical
4:52 pm
Mon March 30, 2015

Person being watched for Ebola hospitalized with heart issue

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — One of the five American aid workers being monitored in Nebraska for exposure to Ebola has been hospitalized after developing a heart problem while jogging.

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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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Health/Medical
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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