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    Flu Shots in Short Supply at Mary Lanning

    It's almost the sniffing, sneezing and coughing time of year again. Flu season is right around the corner, but due to a shortage of supply, anyone counting on getting their flu shot at Mary Lanning Healthcare ...

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    BCBS of Nebraska Signs Agreement with Kearney Regional Medical Center

    Blue Cross/and Blue Shield of Nebraska are expanding their network in Central Nebraska. Kearney Regional Medical Center has signed a two year agreement. Blue Cross and Blue Shield say this agreement ...

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    Fireworks Can Harm Your Hearing

    While many of us love the cracks and booms of fireworks, if you aren't careful you could cause permanent damage to your hearing.Gary Wyeno is a Doctor of Audiology for Midwest Hearing Specialists in Hastings. He ...

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    New Grant For A Web-Based Model Of Dementia Care

    A new 10 million dollar grant from the Federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation could provide relief for the caregivers helping Nebraska's aging population. The multimillion dollar grant ...

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    Fight the bite, tick season is here

    The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services is warning you to fight the bite. Each spring, your risk for getting tick-borne diseases goes up. Dr. Thomas Safranek is an epidemiologist. He ...

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    What's Going Around

    Treating grown-ups and babies are totally different. In this week's special edition of What's Going Around, Ginger ten Bensel has some tips for new parents... including something you can do at home that ...

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    What's Going Around

    Conjunctivitis, otherwise known as Pink Eye, is going around.

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    What's Going Around

    Pneumonia and pink eye are in the air in the Hastings area. News 5's Ginger ten Bensel has more in this week's edition of What's Going Around.Dr. Janice Kutilek with the Grand Island Clinic says she's ...

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    What's Going Around

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    What's Going Around

    Dr. Janice Kutilek with the Grand Island Clinic says she is seeing children under a year old with RSV and Bronchiolitis. Bronchiolitis mimics RSV. Symptoms include coughing, retractions and inflammation ...

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    What's Going Around

    Dr. Michael Johnson with the Hastings Family Practice says he's seeing patients with pink eye. Symptoms of pink eye include red, mattery, runny eyes with minor pain and itching. Plus he's seeing Strep ...

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    What's Going Around

    Some people are struggling with some pretty severe illnesses here in central Nebraska. News 5's Ginger ten Bensel has more in this week's edition of What's Going Around. Dr. Michael Johnson with the Hastings ...

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    What's Going Around

    There's not a lot of flu going around, but there are plenty of other illnesses in the air.News 5's Ginger ten Bensel has more in this week's edition of What's Going Around.Dr. Michael Johnson with the ...

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    What's Going Around

    Dr. Michael Johnson with the Hastings Family Practice says that he is seeing a lot of patients with sinus infections plus a flu-like illness, bronchitis and gastroenteritis. He says that he has not seen ...

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    What's Going Around

    A disease that you don't hear about everyday landed two patients in a local doctor's office. News 5's Ginger ten Bensel has more in this week's edition of What's Going Around. Dr. Michael Johnson with ...

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    What's Going Around

    There's been a recent outbreak of the whooping cough in California. News 5's Ginger ten Bensel asks area doctors if that's a problem here in Nebraska in this week's What's Going Around. Dr. Michael Johnson ...

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    What's Going Around

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    What's Going Around

    Several illnesses are going around central Nebraska including the flu. News 5's Ginger ten Bensel has more in this week's edition of What's Going Around. Dr. Michael Johnson with the Hastings Family Practice ...

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    What's Going Around

    The flu is kicking in across the country but not every doctor has seen it yet plus RSV is in full swing. News 5's Ginger ten Bensel has more about RSV in this week's edition of What's Going Around. Dr. ...

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    What's Going Around

    Dr. Janice Kutilek with the Grand Island Clinic says that she admitted another child into the hospital with pneumonia. The boy also has asthma and because of that there is more inflammation and more difficulty ...

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    What's Going Around

    Pneumonia is causing some central Nebraskans to change their Christmas plans.News 5's Ginger ten Bensel has more about the illness in this weeks edition of What's Going Around. Dr. Janice Kutilek with ...

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    Whats Going Around

    One Central Nebraska family is suffering from symptoms caused by black mold. News 5's Ginger ten Bensel has more in this weeks edition of What's Going Around. Dr. Janice Kutilek with the Grand Island Clinic ...

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    What's Going Around

    Whooping Cough is going around in the Grand Island area. News 5's Ginger ten Bensel has more in this week's edition of "What's Going Around." Dr. Janice Kutilek with the Grand Island Clinic says that pertussis ...

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    What's Going Around

      High fevers and a number of other illnesses are going around. News 5's Ginger ten Bensel has more in this week's edition of "What's Going Around." Dr. Janice Kutilek with the Grand Island Clinic ...