Medical

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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Health/Medical
6:06 am
Thu August 14, 2014

UNMC, UNL receive $1.4 million US Army Grant

Researchers at UNMC and UNL are working to develop robotic telesurgery.

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Iowa
8:07 am
Mon June 16, 2014

Board: Number of Iowa doctors rose 2 pct last year

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A new report says the number of doctors practicing in Iowa has risen again.

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Technology
12:53 pm
Tue May 6, 2014

UNMC, UNL team testing mini-robots in space-like conditions

UNMC surgical fellow Dr. Anton Simorov tests one of the mini-robots during a zero-G aircraft flight last week.
Credit UNMC

UNMC and UNL researchers are testing whether mini-robots could perform surgery in space.

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Health/Medical
4:00 am
Fri March 14, 2014

Two UNMC programs get top-ten national rankings

UNMC has received two top ten rankings in a new U.S. News and World Report ranking of graduate schools.

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Health/Medical
2:30 pm
Wed March 12, 2014

UNMC expert shares tips to deal with allergy season

A UNMC allergist says now is the time to start preparing for allergy season.

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Health/Medical
1:53 pm
Mon March 10, 2014

Iowa Gov. Branstad warns about medical marijuana

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad says he worries drug abuse would increase if medical marijuana became legal in Iowa.

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Health/Medical
1:38 pm
Tue February 25, 2014

New App Helps Users Spot A Stroke

In honor of Heart Health Month, the American Heart Association has developed a new app that helps users identify the symptoms of a stroke. 

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