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September 7, 2011
Doctors Debate Effectiveness of Alzheimer's Milkshake

ABC News, Aug 31, 2011
"This is just expensive coconut oil," said Dr. Roger Brumback, professor of neurology at the Creighton University School of Medicine. "It's another example of false hopes and an entrepreneur's financial gain in a disease that is clearly devastating to patients and families."
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Adjusting, More M.D.’s Add M.B.A.

The New York Times, Sept 5, 2011
One of the latest universities to consider a combined program is Creighton, a Jesuit university in Omaha, which plans to begin offering a joint degree next summer. Anthony R. Hendrickson, dean of Creighton’s school of business, said the program would be flexible, based on each student’s academic and business experience and personal goals.
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Creighton professor says carbon dioxide may help with nasal allergies

The Baltimore Sun, Sept 7, 2011.
According to lead researcher Dr. Thomas B. Casale, a professor of medicine, symptom improvement was similar to what's typically seen with standard treatments like antihistamine nasal sprays.
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'Immortal Life' author's speech moved

The Omaha World Herald, Sept 3, 2011
Writer Rebecca Skloot's book, "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks," is so popular that her Oct. 6 appearance in Omaha has been moved from Joslyn Art Museum's Witherspoon Concert Hall to the Orpheum Theater Skloot will speak at the Women and Health Lecture overseen by Creighton University's Center for Health Policy and Ethics. Her speech, which is free and open to the public, will start at 7 p.m.
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Omaha pastor reflects on his chaplaincy at Ground Zero

Catholic Voice, Sept 7, 2011
Jesuit Father Pat Malone, pastor of St. John Parish, arrived at the site of the World Trade Center in New York City just three months after two commercial airliners flown by terrorists ripped into the Twin Towers.
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No reason to panic

The Omaha World Herald, Sept 5, 2011.
Michael Kelly, a professor of international law at Creighton University, has written on Asian security issues and recently visited Japan. "Our economy and China's economy are so interrelated" that it wouldn't be in the interest of either to go to war with each other, he told The World-Herald. "They're too heavily invested in us."
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Creighton will assess use of Talking Circles for Diabetes

Indian Country Today, Sept 7, 2011.
The Creighton University School of Nursing has been awarded a $207,000 two-year grant from the National Institutes of Health study diabetes type II among adult members of two tribes. Researchers will work closely with members of the Omaha Tribe of Nebraska and the Rosebud Sioux Tribe of South Dakota to analyze whether Talking Circles aid American Indians in self-managing and controlling their diabetes.
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Good Deeds

The Omaha World Herald, Sept 7, 2011
Creighton University senior Julie Thomson created the "Can You Spare Change?" art gallery to raise money for the Siena-Francis House's Recovery Program Fund through profit-sharing exhibitions at businesses.
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Rev. John Schlegel to becomes publisher

The Omaha World Herald, Sept 3, 2011
The Rev. John Schlegel, who stepped down June 30 after 11 years as president of Creighton University, has accepted a new job — publisher. In November he will become president of America magazine, a national weekly published in New York by Jesuits in the U.S. and Canada.
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Board of directors names new chairman and vice chairman

The Omaha World Herald, Sept 3, 2011
The Creighton University board of directors recently named a new chairman and vice chairman. Bruce C. Rohde of Omaha will lead the board, succeeding William A. Fitzgerald of Omaha, who will remain on the board he has served for 38 years. Rohde, retired chairman and CEO of ConAgra Foods Inc., is the managing partner of Romar Capital Group. The board's new vice chairman is Richard T. Kizer, chairman of Central States Health and Life Co
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Bluejay newcomers provide 'big plus' to team's attack

The Omaha World Herald, Sept 5, 2011
The Bluejays have gotten points from three newcomers — North Carolina transfer Bruno Castro (two goals, one assist) and freshmen Guido Pena (one goal) and Eric Miller (one assist).
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Echenique helps Venezuela to 2nd round

The Omaha World Herald, Sept 4, 2011
Gregory Echenique helped the Venezuelan national team advance to the second round of the FIBA Americas tournament.
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