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August 13, 2010

Creighton in the News

Calcium’s weight loss potential gets RCT support
Nutra Ingredients-USA, Aug. 10, 2010
To the best of our knowledge, this is the first clinical trial in a population-based postmenopausal women cohort, to observe that increasing calcium intake, in the form of non-dairy calcium supplementation, can prevent gain of fat mass and loss of lean mass,” wrote the researchers, led by Lan-Juan Zhao from the Creighton University Medical Center in Omaha.
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Teens reap rewards from garden project
Omaha World-Herald, Aug. 12, 2010
The plots are approximately 18 by 20 feet each on an empty residential lot between Gifford Park and Creighton University. The university allows the use of the lot; other funding and start-up grants have come through Gifford Park Community Garden.
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Friend Remembers Dad Killed In Crash
KETV, Aug. 12, 2010
Dr. Adam Smith was a radiology resident at Creighton University Medical Center. He was killed when a driver hit his car while he was taking his 8-year-old son to school.
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Victim was taking kids to school
Omaha-World Herald, Aug. 12, 2010
“Creighton lost a great person, but the whole world lost a great medical mind,'' said Dr. Minh Luu, who worked with him.
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CU women picked to finish second
Omaha World-Herald, Aug. 10, 2010
The Creighton women were picked to finish second behind defending champion Illinois State in the Missouri Valley preseason soccer poll.
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Bluejays tabbed fourth in Valley poll
Omaha World-Herald, Aug. 12, 2010
Creighton was picked for a fourth-place 2010 finish in the presason Missouri Valley coaches poll released Thursday.
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Mohawks' Peter commits to Creighton
Globe Gazette, Aug 9, 2010
Peter, who began his freshman year starting at second base before shifting to shortstop that same season, already holds the Mason City High career doubles record (38). By the time he’s done playing at Roosevelt Field, coach Troy Rood thinks he will shatter a handful of other records. He’ll be a four-year starter for the Mohawks.
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In a word, Tritz is 'electric'
Sioux City Journal, Aug. 12, 2010
And, the only person happier than Tritz, The Journal’s Metro Female Athlete of the Year, may be Creighton coach Jim Flanery.
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