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Moments in Medicine - The Nebraska Medical Center

The Agony of Da Feet

With summer upon us, flip flops and other nonsupportive shoes are likely your go-to footwear. But experts warn they may cause a world of pain if worn for long periods of time. Orthopaedic surgeon Lori Reed, MD, discusses common foot problems and how to avoid them. Read more.


Fireworks Safety

Each year around Independence Day, The Nebraska Medical Center treats dozens of patients for injuries suffered while using fireworks. Plastic surgeon Debra Reilly, MD describes some precautions people can take while using fireworks and how to care for the common types of injuries caused by contact with fireworks. Watch video.


Adult Congenital Heart Disease - Five Myths

When it comes to congenital heart disease, it's what you don't know that could hurt you. Shane Tsai, adult congenital heart disease specialist and electrophysiologist at the medical center, addresses lot of myths and misconceptions about ACHD that contribute to the mismanagement of the condition. Read blog.

"If you have normal feet with no existing problems, wearing shoes like unsupportive flip-flops or high heels is probably not going to cause you problems. Wearing them all day and every day or when you are going to be doing a lot of walking, however, may eventually cause issues."

Lori Reed, MD, orthopaedic surgeon

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Royalty Visits Kids at Medical Center

Miss Nebraska Collegiate Sarah Summers delivered blankets she made for Project Linus to pediatric patients. View photos.

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