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Moments in Medicine - The Nebraska Medical Center

What Men Should Know About Prostate Screening

Controversy over whether men should get the prostate screening has gotten a lot of attention lately. Warren Buffet’s recent announcement that he has early stage prostate cancer is likely to renew that controversy. Should you be screened? Find out the latest recommendations from experts at The Nebraska Medical Center. Read more.


Lawnmower Safety

Lawnmower injuries are more common than you think.  From flying debris to severed limbs, your lawnmower can quickly become a safety hazard if you fail to follow some basic safety tips. Emergency physician Thomas Cheatle, MD, from our partner hospital, Bellevue Medical Center, discusses the most important rules for lawnmower safety. Watch video.


Father of Three Receives Kidney from a Friend

Pat Osborne and Larry Larson were long-time friends and colleagues. Pat found out that Larry needed a kidney and offered to be tested and turned out to be a match. When asked about his friendship with Larson, and how it's changed since the surgery,  "this was really about giving him a chance to be a dad and a husband. It really wasn't about me," says Osborne.  Read more.

"So you can't wake up in 20 years and expect to be a disciplined person, a good friend, someone who treats others with respect, someone who's reliable. You don't wake up and become that person. You practice it every single day with every interaction that you have."

Michelle Obama, first lady of the United States of America at the Girls Inc. luncheon, Omaha, Neb., on April 24, 2012.

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Are You At Risk for Stroke?

Free Stroke Risk Counseling
Friday, May 25
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
The Nebraska Medical Center
Durham Outpatient Center – West Atrium


Use this free opportunity to meet with health-care professionals and discuss personal risk factors for stroke. More information.

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