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'Cops' staffer shot during Omaha armed robbery

'Cops' staffer shot during Omaha armed robbery The suspect was killed in the gun fight.

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1 hr ago | Central Ohio

'Cops' staffer shot during Omaha armed robbery

An employee of the long-running TV show Cops was shot and injured during a gun battle between police and an armed robber that broke out while the crew was working in Omaha Tuesday night.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Pharma. & Medical Packaging News

FDA Advisory Committee Recommends Approval of Tiotropium Respimat for ...

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Clinical Trials Week -- Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Pulmonary-Allergy Drugs Advisory Committee voted [10 yes, 3 no] that existing data supports approval of Boehringer Ingelheim's investigational tiotropium bromide inhalation spray for ... (more)

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Food and Drug Administration, Law, Medicine, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Health, Chronic Bronchitis

Sun Aug 24, 2014

KETV-TV

Health Watch: How do you know when you should seek medical care for back problems?

AND THE SEARCH FOR RELIEF. HOW DO YOU KNOW IF YOUR DISCOMFORT IS SOMETHING MORE A VIEWER THIS MORNING CONTACTS US WONDERING IF HE NEEDS TO SEE A DOCTOR ABOUT HIS BACK PAIN.

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KETV-TV

Health Watch: Who gets gallstones and how do they develop?

AND WHO IS MOST LIKELY TO DEVELOP UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA MEDICAL CENTER DOCTOR DMITRY OLEYNIKOV Dmitry Oleynikov, M.D., UNMC College of Medicine "Gallstones occur commonly in that predispose people to develop gallstones have to do dissolved in the bile that is made in the liver.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

KETV-TV

Despite release of American Ebola patients, fight against virus continues

Although we were graced with good news Thursday as Dr. Kent Brantly and missionary Nancy Writebol were released from a hospital after being treated for Ebola, there's still plenty experts don't know about the virus.

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Pharma. & Medical Packaging News

FDA Advisory Committee Recommends Approval of Tiotropium...

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Clinical Trials Week -- Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Pulmonary-Allergy Drugs Advisory Committee voted [10 yes, 3 no] that existing data supports approval of Boehringer Ingelheim's investigational tiotropium bromide inhalation spray for ... (more)

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Food and Drug Administration, Law, Medicine, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Health, Chronic Bronchitis

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Journal of Investigative Dermatology

Growth Factors and Signal Transduction

We and others showed previously that Fkbp5 is one of the major GR target genes in epidermis skin.

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Related Topix: Chicago, IL, Northwestern University, Medicine, University of Toledo, Pharmacology, Thomas Jefferson University

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Newswise

Conference to Address Role of PAs in Solving Rural Health Care Challenges

A national conference hosted by the University of Nebraska Medical Center on Sept.

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Related Topix: University of Iowa, University of South Dakota, Wichita State University, Health Care Policy, Health

KOTA-TV Rapid City

Art meets science Tuesday at Omaha Science Cafe

The speakers will be Kenneth Be, who is head of paintings conservation at the Gerald R. Ford Conservation Center, and James Temme, who is director of the radiation science technology division at the University of Nebraska Medical Center.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Chemical & Engineering News

Directing Venom To Fight Cancer

Venom from scorpions or honeybees sounds like it wouldn't do a person much good.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Hastings Tribune

Sutton woman gets kidney from sister

Dealing with infections in her liver for years, Sheila Nuss now is on the mend after receiving a portion of her sister's liver.

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Foster's Daily Democrat

Nebraska universities win robotic surgery grant

The U.S. Army has provided $1.4 million for more University of Nebraska research into remote-controlled robotic surgery.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Freshnews

FDA Advisory Committee Recommends Approval of Tiotropium RespimatA ...

Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Pulmonary-Allergy Drugs Advisory Committee voted [10 yes, 3 no] that existing data supports approval of Boehringer Ingelheim's investigational tiotropium bromide inhalation spray for long-term, once-daily maintenance treatment of bronchospasm ... (more)

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Guidelines updated for contrast agent use in clinical echoes

Initiatives have been developed to improve the appropriate use of contrast media in echocardiography.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Health News Digest

Neck Manipulation May be Associated with Stroke

DALLAS, Aug. 7, 2014 - Treatments involving neck manipulation may be associated with stroke, though it cannot be said with certainty that neck manipulation causes strokes, according to a new scientific statement published in the American Heart Association's journal Stroke .

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Related Topix: Stroke, Medicine, Health, University of Miami, University of Connecticut, University of Kansas, Tufts University

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Medical News

FSMB takes effort to educate physicians on safe prescribing of opioid analgesics

The Federation of State Medical Boards announced today that the nation's state medical boards have kicked off a multi-state effort to educate health care professionals on the safe and responsible prescribing of extended-release and long-acting opioid analgesics for patients with chronic pain.

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

Palladium-Item

Edward Robert Long

<![CDATA[NORFOLK, Neb. - Funeral services for Edward Robert Long, 51, of Norfolk will be 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at First United Methodist Church, Norfolk: Reverend Shelly Petz will officiate. Burial will be in Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery, Norfolk. Visitation will be 1 hour prior to the service at the church. Home for Funerals, Norfolk, Nebraska, is in charge of arrangements. Edward died Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha. Ed was born August 28, 1962, in Richmond, IN to John and Helen (Carlson) Long. He grew up and attended school in Richmond, IN. Ed married Dona Brockman on December 31, 1991 in Las Vegas, NV. Ed began working for the railroad after high school. Ed was a locomotive engineer, working for Amtrak, Canadian Pacific and Coaster Commuter. His job took him all over the country and they lived in Chicago for 12 years and 7 years in California. Ed is survived by his wife Dona, their daughter Jessica Long both of Norfolk, a sister Evelyn Parker of Vista, CA, his mother-in-law, Janice Brockman, 1 brother-in-law and a sister-in-law. Ed was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, John Long Jr.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

Newswise

State Medical Boards Launch Educational Effort to Equip Physicians...

The Federation of State Medical Boards announced today that the nation's state medical boards have kicked off a multi-state effort to educate health care professionals on the safe and responsible prescribing of extended-release and long-acting opioid analgesics for patients with chronic pain.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

North Platte Bulletin

Cattlemen's Ball raises $1.3 million for cancer research

Ken Cowan, M.D., Ph.D. , director of the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center, with NU Interim President James Linder, M.D. and wife Karen.

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Related Topix: Banner County, NE, Harrisburg, NE

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