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October 26, 2012
Life-Saving DNA Test Overlooked in Rise of Colon Cancer

Bloomberg, Oct. 23, 2012
Fifty years ago, Henry T. Lynch, then a medical resident in Nebraska, started tracking families with a high incidence of colon cancer and other tumors.
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Prescription-drug abuse an ‘epidemic,’ Nebraska patrol investigator says

Omaha World-Herald, Oct. 24, 2012
Dr. Ed DeSimone, professor of pharmacy sciences at Creighton University, said nation data indicate 52 million Americans have used prescription drugs at least once for nonmedical reasons.
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McDermott returns to make Creighton a mid-major power

USA Today, Oct. 24, 2012
And that's what happens when you decide to play college ball in the Missouri Valley Conference for Creighton — a team that hadn't made the NCAA tournament since 2007.
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CU’s Rasmussen modestly accepts honor

Omaha World-Herald, Oct. 24, 2012
They came to praise Bruce Rasmussen, not to bury him. There were times, though, during Tuesday’s dedication of the sports and fitness center that bears his name that the Creighton athletic director might have been tempted to check, as he might put it, whether he was still vertical or permanently horizontal.
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Creighton Prepares for Vatican II Celebration

WOWT, Oct. 24, 2012
Creighton University will begin its celebration of the Vatican II anniversary on Friday. The four-year celebration of the 50th anniversary begins with a welcome by Creighton University President Timothy R. Lannon, at 3 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 9, in the ballroom of the Harper Center.
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Creighton production tries stage design done almost all online

Omaha World-Herald, Oct. 25, 2012
While Creighton University senior Jake McCoy’s bachelor of fine arts thesis is about paperless design, his professors have found one or two reasons low-tech face-to-face communication might still be good here and there.
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Creighton University Haunted Physics Lab Open to Public

WOWT, Oct. 25, 2012
Looking for a ghoul time this weekend? Earthly ghosts and goblins of all ages will have the chance to learn about the science behind optical, electrical and mechanical phenomena and illusions during the Annual Haunted Physics Lab at Creighton University.
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