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December 2, 2010

Creighton in the News

Survey shows Midwest economic recovery continues
Bloomberg Business Week, Dec. 1, 2010
"Strength in the region's agricultural and energy sectors is spilling over into the rest of the area economy," said Creighton University economist Ernie Goss, who oversees the survey.
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‘Aggressive' retailers see efforts pay off
Omaha World-Herald, Dec. 1, 2010
While the results are encouraging for retailers, it's important to remember that the 2008 and 2009 holiday seasons were “pretty bad,” said Creighton University economist Ernie Goss.
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Most getting enough calcium, vitamin D, report says
USA Today, Nov. 30, 2010
Robert Heaney, a professor of medicine at Creighton University in Omaha who has studied vitamin D's health benefits, says the overall daily value of 600 IUs of vitamin D a day "is way too low."
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Vitamin D Targets Increased
US News & World Report, Nov. 30, 2010
“I don’t think this does anything to create confidence in IOM recommendations,” says endocrinologist Robert Heaney of Creighton University in Omaha, Neb.
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Equations that spell disaster - Multiple sclerosis
The Scientist, Dec. 1, 2010
Miller’s mouse model is one of the best in describing how epitope spreading can be triggered by a viral infection, says Kristen Drescher, an immunologist at Creighton University School of Medicine in Omaha, Neb.
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Hepatitis scandal a call to arms
Omaha World-Herald, Nov. 29, 2010
HONOReform board member Dianne Travers Gustafson, a Creighton University nursing faculty member, has created a tool kit for outbreak victims.
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Deputy DA brings character
Lahontan Valley News, Nov. 25, 2010
Craig Chambers came to the DA's office in September after Civil Deputy DA Rusty Jardine took the project manager position with the Truckee-Carson Irrigation District.
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BYU star is Jays' highest-scoring foe since 1988
Omaha World-Herald, Nov. 30, 2010
A glance at Creighton’s scouting report on Brigham Young guard Jimmer Fredette indicates that Antoine Young and Josh Jones are in for a challenging Wednesday night.
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Minneapolis just fine for the Jays
Omaha World-Herald, Nov. 30, 2010
The assumption was always that Creighton — once the Bluejays broke through for an NCAA tournament bid — would make the short trip to Lincoln to open the postseason.
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