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August 9, 2018

Editorial: Good to see Nebraska universities step up mental health support for students

Omaha World-Herald, Aug. 9, 2018
Michael Kelley, a staff psychologist at Creighton leads his dog, Cocoa, around the campus of Creighton University in Omaha. Cocoa serves as a therapy dog for the Center for Health and Counseling at Creighton University.
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Omaha-area health and fitness events this week

Omaha World-Herald, August 9, 2018
CHI Community Block Party cooking demonstration is taking place at Creighton University from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday.
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End-of-life care: What’s the physician role in healthy dying?

AMA, Aug. 9, 2018
In the journal’s August podcast, Helen Chapple, PhD, RN, a professor at Creighton University and expert in end-of-life issues, and Caitlin Doughty, a mortician and author, discuss what it might mean for clinicians and health care systems to fully acknowledge dying as something that can be done in a healthy way. Listen to previous episodes of the podcast, “Ethics Talk,” or subscribe in iTunes or other services.
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Clovis Oncology announces first patient enrolled in cancer trial

Clovis Oncology, August 8, 2018
“I am pleased the GOG and ENGOT are conducting the first trial designed to investigate whether the combination of a PARP inhibitor and PD-1 blocking antibody can demonstrate not only an improvement in progression-free survival in the first-line maintenance setting for women with advanced ovarian cancer, but also whether the combination can change the natural course of the disease by delaying or reducing recurrence following front-line therapy,” said Brad Monk, professor of gynecologic oncology at the University of Arizona and Creighton University, medical director of the US Oncology Research Gynecology program in Phoenix and lead investigator of the ATHENA trial.
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