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Moments in Medicine - The Nebraska Medical Center

Uncontrolled Allergies Can Lead to More Serious Problems

Do your allergies seem to be out of control?  Keeping them under control is important, as untreated allergies can result in other serious health issues such as chronic sinus infections, fatigue, interference with sleep and maybe even asthma. Jill Poole, MD, allergist and immunologist at The Nebraska Medical Center, discusses how to determine if you have allergies, common triggers and how to manage them. Read more.


Hospital Breaks Ground on New Cancer Center

The medical center, along with its academic partner, the University of Nebraska Medical Center, recently broke ground on the new Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center. This project is expected to position the organization among the most elite cancer centers in the country. Watch video.


The Sun and Vitamin D: How Much is Enough?

A little bit of sun each day can not only boost our moods, but can provide our bodies with a valuable dose of vitamin D. Vitamin D has been attributed to giving a boost to our immune system, cardiovascular health and some types of cancer. But how much sun is good enough? Aaron Weiland, MD, head and neck surgical oncologist, discusses the role of vitamin D and the dangers of getting too much of a good thing. Read blog.

"Melanoma is on the rise and ultraviolet radiation from the sun is a risk factor. Intermittent and intense sun exposures that cause burns should be avoided. Some direct sun exposure, but not too much, is ideal. The vast majority of time spent in the sun should be done with adequate protection."

Aaron Weiland, MD, head and neck surgical oncologist

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Men's Health Seminar

Learn about common male health conditions at either of these free community talks. Michael Feloney, MD, urologist, will review treatment options for male stress urinary incontinence and erectile dysfunction.


June 4 or June 6 from 6 to 7 p.m.
Michael F. Sorrell Center, room 1005.

Parking is available in lot 39 on 41st and Emile streets.


Spouses and partners are welcome to attend. Registration is required. Please call 1-888-898-8662.

Serious Medicine. Extraordinary Care.