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Moments in Medicine - The Nebraska Medical Center

Diabetes Raises Heart Disease Risk

If you have diabetes, your risk for developing a heart attack rises significantly – unless you take preventive action now.  Learn more about your risk and the steps you can take to control your diabetes and reduce your risk for heart disease. Read more.


Chronic Pain Relief, Finally!

More than 100 million Americans live with chronic pain and can’t find relief. The Nebraska Medical Center’s Pain Management Program, one of the largest programs of its type in the country, uses a multi-disciplinary approach and a combination of therapies that has helped hundreds of patients reclaim their lives. To learn how the pain program can help you. Watch video.


Energy Savings Enough to Power a Small Town

With a campus-wide commitment toward energy savings over the past three years, The Nebraska Medical Center campus has realized a 20 percent decrease in energy reduction, or enough energy to power a small town of more than 2,200 people. 

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"Many people suffer for years with chronic pain because they haven’t received the right treatment or they’ve been led to believe it is not treatable"

Angie Rakes, MD, pain and headache specialist and medical director of the Pain Management Program

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National Wear Red Day

For the operating room staff at The Nebraska Medical Center scrubs are a must, but they celebrated National Wear Red Day this month wearing red surgical caps in support of the Go Red national heart disease awareness campaign. Like this on Facebook.

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