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1:31 pm
Thu October 9, 2014

Nebraska free vision tests offered to 3-year-olds

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new program will see participating Nebraska optometrists offering free vision tests to 3-year-old children.

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1:07 pm
Wed October 8, 2014

Sick journalist to get blood from Ebola survivor

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The first American flown back to the U.S. for treatment of Ebola this summer has donated blood to the most recent one to return from West Africa with the disease.

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Health/Medical
1:31 pm
Tue October 7, 2014

Ebola Patient Being Treated with Experimental Drug

American video journalist Ashoka Mukpo is now being treated with an experimental drug at the Nebraska Medical Center’s Biocontainment Unit.

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8:10 am
Mon October 6, 2014

Another American with Ebola being treated in Omaha

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An American photojournalist who contracted Ebola while working in Liberia has arrived in Omaha for treatment.

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1:48 pm
Fri September 26, 2014

2 Omaha hospital workers fired over privacy issue

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha hospital that treated an American aid worker infected with Ebola has fired two workers accused of violating the man's privacy by looking at his medical file.

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11:28 am
Fri September 26, 2014

Massachusetts doctor cleared of Ebola is home

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts doctor who is one of three American aid workers successfully treated after contracting the Ebola virus in West Africa said Friday that as soon as he came down with a fever and chills on Aug. 29 he feared he had the disease.

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11:40 am
Thu September 25, 2014

Massachusetts doctor cleared of Ebola, released from Nebraska Medical Center

Dr. Rick Sacra spent 20 days in the Nebraska Medical Center's biocontainment unit.
Credit Nebraska Medical Center

A Massachusetts doctor has recovered from Ebola and been released from the Nebraska Medical Center’s biocontainment unit.

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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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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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8:23 am
Tue September 23, 2014

Nebraska doctors ID experimental Ebola drug used

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska doctors treating an American aid worker battling Ebola have identified the experimental drug they used.

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