For the first time ever, Creighton University will host the annual meeting of the International Academy of Cardiovascular Sciences – North American Section later this week.

Researchers at UNMC and the University of California San Francisco are studying a new model of care for Alzheimer’s patients and their families.

The Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center is getting a new building which is set to open in the first quarter of 2017.

UNMC’s School of Allied Health Professions became the medical center’s sixth college on July 1st.

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A military training exercise brought a C-17 aircraft equipped with patient transport units to Offutt Air Force Base on Thursday.


The dean of UNMC’s College of Public Health has returned to Sierra Leone to help with the response to recent Ebola cases there.

Nebraska Medicine is one of three hospitals in the U.S. that will be part of a National Ebola Training and Education Center.

Vitamin D protects bone loss in mice exposed to agricultural dust.  That’s according to a new study recently released by UNMC.

Nebraska Medicine-Nebraska Medical Center will be one of nine regional centers in the U.S. designated to treat patients with highly infectious diseases.

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.

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

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

Patient being monitored at NMC has not developed Ebola

Jan 13, 2015

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

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.

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