Medical

Health/Medical
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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Health/Medical
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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Health/Medical
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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Health/Medical
6:06 am
Thu January 15, 2015

Creighton University Hospital won't get trauma patients

On Tuesday, Omaha Fire Chief Bernie Kanger said his department’s ambulances will send trauma patients only to Nebraska Medical Center and not to Creighton University Medical Center because they are not a certified Level 1 trauma center.

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Government
12:02 pm
Tue January 13, 2015

Proposal seeks to draw medical residents to rural Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Medical residents who work in under-served parts of Nebraska could receive up to $120,000 in loan repayments under a new bill in the Legislature.

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Health/Medical
8:22 am
Tue January 13, 2015

Patient being monitored at NMC has not developed Ebola

Nebraska Medical Center officials say an American health care worker being monitored for Ebola has not developed the virus.

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Health/Medical
8:27 am
Tue January 6, 2015

Doctors: US medical worker exposed to Ebola wants privacy

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska doctors treating an American health care worker who was exposed to the deadly Ebola virus in Sierra Leone won't discuss the case because of privacy concerns.

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Health/Medical
7:23 pm
Sun January 4, 2015

NMC monitoring health care worker exposed to Ebola in Sierra Leone

An American health care worker will spend the next three weeks in the biocontainment unit at Nebraska Medical Center after being exposed to Ebola.

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Health/Medical
6:06 am
Tue December 16, 2014

Students at UNMC learn through video game

Second-year medical students at UNMC are playing a video game to learn how to diagnose and treat gout.

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