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January 30, 2009

Creighton in the News

Mom's obesity tied to higher infant mortality
Reuters, Jan. 30, 2009
Obese pregnant women are known to be at greater risk of fetal death, while there is also some evidence that death rates are higher among babies born to obese women, according to Dr. Aimin Chen of Creighton University School of Medicine in Omaha, Nebraska and colleagues.
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To Avoid Osteoporosis, Start Early
U.S. News and World Report, Jan. 28, 2009
By taking action in her 40s and 50s, a woman stands a much better shot of keeping the bone she’s got, according to Robert Recker, director of the Creighton University Osteoporosis Research Center.
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Companies Decide: Profits or People
KMTV, Jan 28, 2009
Creighton University economist, Ernie Goss tells Action 3 News he sympathizes with the workers, but adds "These are stockholder owned companies and they have a responsibility to at least increase shareholder wealth."
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Obama's stimulus bill would send Midlands billions
Omaha World-Herald, Jan, 29, 2009
Michelle Blackston, a Creighton University graduate who is spokesman for the NCSL in Washington is quoted in this story.
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Mayor cites city’s feats, future plans in last address
MSNBC, Jan. 27, 2009
Omaha Mayor Mike Fahey gave his last State of the City address Tuesday at Creighton University.
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Creighton awarded funds to continue Vitamin D, cancer study
Natural Products Industry Insider, Jan. 27, 2009 The National Institutes of Health awarded Creighton University $4 million to continue its landmark study linking vitamin D to a reduction in cancer risk.
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Wood, paper or pixels?
Omaha World-Herald, Jan 29, 2009
IMAX 3D doesn't have anything on Gary Day. The Omaha artist has three digital prints on display in "Adornment," the Omaha Print Guild's new exhibit at Creighton University's Lied Center Art Gallery.
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What's Happening at ... Northeast corner of Webster St. and Florence Blvd
Omaha World-Herald, Jan. 27, 2009
The university broke ground on the $19 million project Oct. 16, 2007, and expects to finish in August, said Lennis Pederson, associate vice president for administration and finance.
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Softball: Jays picked to win third straight title
Omaha World Herald, Jan 30, 2009
Creighton, the two-time defending conference regular-season champion, was picked again to win the Missouri Valley Conference title by league coaches.
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Men’s Basketball: Creighton defeats Indiana State 73-62
Omaha World-Herald, Jan. 28, 2009
The combination of a career game Tuesday night by Justin Carter and three and a half minutes of highlight-reel contributions from P’Allen Stinnett carried Creighton to a much-needed win.
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Women’s Basketball: Strong defense helps Creighton win sixth straight Omaha World-Herald, Jan. 26, 2009 Creighton earned its sixth consecutive women's basketball win by doing something not one of its other teams has done in more than 30 years — hold an opponent to less than 50 points for a fifth consecutive game.
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