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Moments in Medicine - The Nebraska Medical Center

Protect Yourself Against Bug Bites

As the summer heats up, things that creep, crawl and fly become more prevalent. Insects can transmit serious and even deadly illnesses. Infectious Disease Specialist Mark Rupp, MD, discusses the worst culprits and precautions you can take to minimize your risk including the latest recommendations on use of DEET-containing products. Read more.


What the Affordable Care Act Means to You

The Nebraska Medical Center CEO Glenn A. Fosdick shares his thoughts about what the ruling by the Supreme Court upholding the Affordable Care Act means for patients and for the future of the health care industry. Watch video.


Low-Vision Rehabilitation Center Restores Independence

An estimated 6.5 million Americans older than 65 live with low vision. That number is expected to double by the year 2030 as our population ages.  The Weigel Williamson Center for Visual Rehabilitation helps individuals with low vision regain their independence by providing them with the adaptive tools and training to use their current vision more efficiently and effectively.  Learn how the center may be able to help you or a loved one. Read more.

"I would hope that what both parties would recognize is that they need to work together to make things better…Healthcare is not going to go away. We presently have 40 to 50 million people in this country who are uninsured and that is not a good situation."

Glenn Fosdick, CEO, The Nebraska Medical Center

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Walk for a Cause

The Nebraska Walk for Epilepsy will be held on August 11 at Shadow Lake Towne Center in Papillion Neb. Registration begins at 8 a.m. and the walk starts at 9 a.m. For more information or to sign up, please visit www.nebraskaepilepsywalk.com.

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