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Moments in Medicine - The Nebraska Medical Center

Cases of Heart Disease in Women - On the Rise

It’s the leading cause of death in both men and women and its incidence in women is increasing. Learn what preventive tactics you can take to lower your risk. Read more.


What to Expect From Your Surgery Experience

The thought of surgery can be stressful. Your actual visit to the hospital and finding your way around, shouldn’t be. The Your Surgery website was created to help anyone having surgery at The Nebraska Medical Center to become familiar with campus and the process leading up to a surgical procedure. Vist the Your Surgery website and be sure to check out the videos!


Tips on How the Elderly Can Avoid Falls

Cold, snowy weather sets up the perfect stage for falls. As we age, the chance of death from something as simple as a fall increases dramatically. It is also the most common cause of traumatic brain injury. Emergency Medicine Specialist Wes Zeger, MD, discusses things we can do to prevent falls, especially during the winter months. Watch video.

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