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Moments in Medicine - The Nebraska Medical Center

Enjoy Thanksgiving Without Expanding Your Waistline

You don’t have to feel like a stuffed turkey for days after Thanksgiving. With a little bit of preplanning, you can minimize the damage to your waistline. Registered Dietitian Nessie Ferguson offers these tips to help you enjoy Thanksgiving without the guilt. Read more.


5 Things to Know About Colonoscopy

Colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in this country.  Many of these deaths could be avoided if more people scheduled a colonoscopy. Grant Hutchins, MD, gastroenterologist at The Nebraska Medical Center, answers  many of the questions and myths surrounding this important screening procedure. Watch video.


New Lung Cancer Screening Recommended for Heavy Smokers

If you’re a smoker or a former smoker, lung screening is something you should discuss with your doctor. New guidelines indicate that certain high-risk groups who receive lung cancer screening can reduce their lung cancer mortality by 20 percent.  Rudy Lackner, MD, thoracic surgical oncologist at The Nebraska Medical Center, weighs in on this newly approved screening test. Read more.

"Lung cancer is the most common cause of cancer deaths in both men and women in the United States and is the most preventable."

Rudy P. Lackner, MD, thoracic surgical oncologist at The Nebraska Medical Center

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Burn the Bird

Are you guilty of making excuses for not working out on a holiday? Holiday fun runs are poping up all over in an effort to give folks a chance to burn off that Thanksgiving day meal. Sports Medicine Program Coordinator Rusty McKune shares tips on how to prevent injury and prepare for the Thanksgiving Day fun runs. Read more.

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