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October 5, 2018

Vitamin D supplements ‘do not prevent fractures or falls’

Nursing Times, Oct. 5, 2018
“The context for this analysis lies in the fact many patients (and doctors) have been persuaded by various studies and social media that vitamin D is a cure-all,” said Professor John Chris Gallagher from the Creighton University Medical Center in Omaha, writing in a linked article in the same journal.
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50 Everyday Habits That Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer

Reader’s Digest, Oct. 3, 2018
Joan M. Lappe, PhD, RN, Cris¬s/Berne Professor of Nursing and investigator at the Osteoporosis Research Center at Creighton University, was the principal investigator of the two NIH-funded trials conducted at Creighton University that were included in the study.
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Simplicity, Complexity at Heart in Law, Government, Economy

Nebraska Ag Connection, Oct. 4, 2018
Oct. 8 from 11:30 a.m. to 5:45 p.m., Creighton University will host Gillian Hadfield, professor of law and strategic management at the University of Toronto, and other national figures, who will address the question of complexity head-on in a free, public conversation.
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Mid-America Index Sinks; 25 Percent Support Reducing or Eliminating Tariffs

Wisconsin Ag Connection, Oct. 3, 2018
The September Creighton University Mid-America Business Conditions Index, a leading economic indicator for the nine-state region stretching from Minnesota to Arkansas, sank for the month, but remained above growth neutral, and continues to point to positive economic growth for the next three to six months.
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