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May 22, 2009

Creighton in the News

Swine Flu: Questions Persist About Novel Strain
ABC News, May 21, 2009
With seasonal influenza, children are the first to become infected, with infections picking up in older adults later in the season. Dr. Marvin Bittner of Creighton University School of Medicine in Omaha, said that phenomenon could be what's happening with the current outbreak.
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Rural bankers see improvements in Midwest economy
Kansas City Star, May 21, 2009
The bankers who responded to economics professor Ernie Gossí monthly Rural Mainstreet survey cited an increase in home sales and healthy banking as factors in the continued upswing.
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Elvis may have left the building, but Scott Phillips wants to stay
Macon Chronicle-Herald, May 21, 2009
Thanks to Elvis, Scott Phillips of Macon, Ga., was able to find Dr. Brian W. Loggie, director of the Cancer Center at Creighton University Medical Center and continue his fight against colon cancer.
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Omaha doctor: Herbs don't work
Omaha World-Herald, May 21, 2009
Dr. Richard O'Brien, a faculty member at Creighton's Center for Health Policy and Ethics, said parents have a moral and an ethical obligation to do what is in the best interest of their child. But a court can, if necessary, decide what those best interests are.
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Midlands Voices: Homeless event helped many
Omaha World-Herald, May 20, 2009
The main support for this event comes from Creighton University and all the doctors, dentists, students and staff of the medical, dental, pharmacy, therapy and nursing schools, as well as food supplies, student volunteers and many others too numerous to mention.
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MVC Baseball: Creighton's Koenigstein pitches no hitter
Omaha World-Herald, May 22, 2009
Creighton freshman Brandon Koenigstein turned a meaningless game Thursday night into one he'll never forget.
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