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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 Takes Part in Ebola Drug Study

Mar 13, 2015

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.

Students at UNMC learn through video game

Dec 16, 2014

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. 

ACA Enrollment Period Underway

Nov 28, 2014

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.

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