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

Researchers at UNMC are studying a new drug that may assist people with mild-to-moderate Alzheimer’s disease. 

The Affordable Care Act Marketplace is open for enrollment through February 15th.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The owner of an Omaha medical equipment company and a southeastern Nebraska mental health professional have been indicted on federal counts of Medicaid fraud.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska is rejecting the latest contract offer from one of the state's biggest medical networks because the insurer says the offer still costs too much.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A surgeon who contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone has arrived in the United States for treatment.

UNMC and Nebraska Medicine are partnering with Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital on a new program.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska Medical Center and affiliated Nebraska Medicine clinics have launched a free online public education course on Ebola.

UNMC’s Munroe-Meyer Institute and UNL’s Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families and Schools, have been awarded a $1.25 million grant.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Hospital and family members say the American video journalist being treated for Ebola in Nebraska is showing signs of improvement.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska hospital treating an American video journalist with Ebola says he's shown modest improvement.

The next Omaha Science Café focuses on what happens to the body once people die.

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

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.

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

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

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.

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.

Nebraska Medical Center

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

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.

UNMC, Nebraska Medical Center expanding two campuses

Sep 23, 2014

UNMC and the Nebraska Medical Center are expanding their midtown and Village Pointe campuses.

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

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

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

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.

Ebola Information Line working to reassure public

Sep 15, 2014

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

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

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.

American doctor with Ebola seriously ill, undergoing treatment

Sep 5, 2014

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

Third American with Ebola to be treated in Omaha

Sep 4, 2014
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A Massachusetts doctor who contracted Ebola while working in Liberia is in Omaha for treatment.

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