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October 24, 2011
Survey finds 'healthy growth' in ag economy

Omaha World-Herald, Oct 22, 2011
Companies connected to agriculture show "healthy growth," said Creighton University economist Ernie Goss, who originated the monthly Rural Mainstreet Index survey with Greeley, Neb., banker Bill McQuillan.
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Managing time crucial for college students

Omaha World-Herald, Oct 23, 2011
Alyssa Sebastian is loving her first year at Creighton University, but the freshman from Loveland, Colo., admits she still is learning how to juggle the many demands of college.
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Verizon offer: Now you see it, now you don't

Omaha World-Herald, Oct 20, 2011
Under normal contract law principles, the Verizon Wireless digital offer that promised costumers that they earned a new phone should remain valid for customers who went into Verizon stores to redeem the offer, said Michaela White, a law professor who teaches contract law and other courses at Creighton University.
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'Beautiful years' at Pan Am

Omaha World-Herald, Oct 23, 2011
The "Pan Am" TV show is fiction. But for a former Omahan, flying overseas as a stewardess for Pan American World Airways was like a fantasy come true. Stephanie Krupinsky, as Omaha friends remember her, earned a master's degree in nursing at Creighton.
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Will physicians still give patients PSA test?

American Medical News, Oct. 24, 2011
The task force is saying "don't do the PSA, but they're not telling [us] what to do" in its place, said Dr. Saxena, an associate professor in the Dept. of Family Medicine at Creighton University School of Medicine in Nebraska. "What other methods do we have," he asked, to more accurately detect prostate cancer? Read Full Story

EMRs: Your transition from paper

American Medical News, Oct 24, 2011
Michael D. White, MD, assistant professor of medicine at the Cardiac Center of Creighton University in Omaha, Neb., said that a year into the EMR implementation, paper charts still are used routinely during patient visits.
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Poor Follow-up After Incidental X-Ray Fracture Discoveries

Medscape News, Oct 19, 2011
The results underscore the potential value of the intervention in bringing an important issue to light that is clearly often lost in the shuffle of other clinical issues, said Laura A.G. Armas, MD, an assistant professor at Creighton University's Osteoporosis Research Center in Omaha, Nebraska.
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The Wonder Vitamin That May Help You Prevent 16 Types of Cancer

Food Consumer, Oct 22, 2011
A randomized trial… published in 2007 by Joan Lappe out of Creighton University said at the end of four years, there was a 77 percent difference in cancer incidence between those that had the vitamin D and calcium versus the placebo.
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