Medical

Health/Medical
6:06 am
Thu September 18, 2014

Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital's Omaha Campus

Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital broke ground earlier this month on a new 110-bed hospital campus in west Omaha.

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Health/Medical
3:34 pm
Wed September 17, 2014

NMC officials optimistic American doctor with Ebola will make full recovery

Dr. Rick Sacra has been treated in the biocontainment unit at Nebraska Medical Center since September 5th.

An American doctor being treated at Nebraska Medical Center after contracting Ebola is expected to make a full recovery.

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Health/Medical
8:23 am
Tue September 16, 2014

Ebola patient in Omaha continues improving

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska doctors treating an American aid worker battling Ebola say he continued to improve over the weekend, but he is getting bored in his isolation room.

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Health/Medical
1:00 am
Mon September 15, 2014

Ebola Information Line working to reassure public

Douglas County Health Department officials say a hotline set up to answer questions about Ebola has worked well.

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Government
10:39 am
Fri September 12, 2014

Iowa committee backs legalizing medical marijuana

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A legislative committee narrowly recommended allowing medical marijuana to be grown and sold in Iowa.

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Health/Medical
4:06 pm
Tue September 9, 2014

Nebraska doctors: Ebola patient improving

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska doctor treating an American who became infected with Ebola while working in Liberia says the man's condition is improving.

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Health/Medical
2:48 pm
Fri September 5, 2014

American doctor with Ebola seriously ill, undergoing treatment

Dr. Rick Sacra is being treated in the biocontainment unit at NMC.

An American doctor who contracted Ebola while working in Liberia is seriously ill, but stable, at Nebraska Medical Center.

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Health/Medical
5:51 pm
Thu September 4, 2014

Third American with Ebola to be treated in Omaha

Drs. Mark Rupp, Phil Smith, and Angela Hewlett speak Thursday at a news conference about a third American with Ebola being brought to Nebraska Medical Center for treatment.
Credit Katie Knapp Schubert / KIOS-FM

A Massachusetts doctor who contracted Ebola while working in Liberia is in Omaha for treatment.

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Health/Medical
6:06 am
Tue September 2, 2014

VA of Nebraska-Western IA Awarded Grants

The VA of Nebraska-Western Iowa recently announced that community partners in the Omaha metro area and throughout the state were awarded grants totaling more than $2.7 million to help provide supportive services for veterans and their families.

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Health/Medical
1:00 am
Tue August 26, 2014

In rural areas, physician assistants play a larger role in health care

The director of UNMC’s Physician Assistant program says the need for PA’s and physicians is growing in rural areas.

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