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September 23, 2009

Creighton in the News

A nuclear-free world?
Omaha World-Herald, Sept. 23, 2009
A way will be found to keep the treaty alive, predicted Terry Clark, a professor of international relations at Creighton University who says he's often called a right-winger but describes himself as a believer in the power of “muddling” forward.
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Swarms of aphids bug Midlands
Omaha World-Herald, Sept. 22, 2009
What seems like a flying population explosion over the past couple of weeks probably followed a summer population explosion, said Ted Burk, a Creighton University biology professor.
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Hormone risks outweigh benefits?
Omaha World-Herald, Sept. 22, 2009
Dr. J. Christopher Gallagher, professor of medicine at Creighton University School of Medicine, said women should not overreact to the report that says significant increase in lung cancer deaths among nonsmoking women ages 50 to 59 taking hormones.
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Sound off: What should be done to reduce the numbers of uninsured in Nebraska?
Lincoln Journal Star, Sept. 22, 2009
Dr. Richard O’Brien, a professor at Creighton University Medical Center, co-chaired a Nebraska Medical Association Health Care Reform Task Force that determined last year about 1 in 10 Nebraskans were uninsured.
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Phys Ed: Can Vitamin D improve your athletic performance?
Well, Sept. 23, 2009
In a Creighton University study of female naval recruits, stress fractures were reduced significantly after the women started taking supplements of Vitamin D and calcium.
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NCAA Tournament Returns To Omaha
Action3news.com, Sept. 21, 2009
The NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament is returning to Omaha in 2012, as Creighton University and Qwest Center Omaha's bid to host first- and second-round games on March 16 and 18, 2012, was accepted today by the NCAA.
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Basketball: Jays plan limited ticket giveaway
Omaha World-Herald, Sept. 22, 2009
Creighton's plan to award a limited number of complimentary men's basketball season tickets to people facing difficult circumstances possibly will lead to some tough decisions for athletic department officials.
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