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June 6, 2012
World-Herald editorial: Helping kids in lead fight

Omaha World-Herald, June 2, 2012
An illustration of the problem was found by Dr. Maya M. Khanna, an associate professor at Creighton University, who studied 41 children in Omaha. Children with elevated blood levels of lead didn’t perform as well as other children on tests of memory and pre-reading behavior.
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Cardio Notes: Big Belly May Lead to Fat Heart

MedPage Today, June 4, 2012
Visceral fat tissue on the outside of the heart was significantly associated with body mass index (BMI), but not hyperlipidemia, according to Ritu Madan, MBBS, from Creighton University School Of Medicine in Omaha, Neb., and colleagues.
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New Parenting Act Enhances Role of Professional Mediators

The Daily Record, June 1, 2012
Bryan Hanson, assistant director of Creighton University’s Werner Institute said, “Mediation sets a good framework for people to have constructive dialogue; it encourages the use of an alternative process as opposed to just jumping into that more adversarial process of litigation.”
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Blach Selected by the San Francisco Giants in 5th Round of MLB Draft

GoCreighton.com, June 5, 2012
One of the most dominating left handed pitchers in Creighton baseball history, Bluejay junior Ty Blach has been selected in the fifth round of the 2012 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft by the San Francisco Giants organization.
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