New science is shedding light on just how important mental health is for athletic performance. One of the people spearheading a movement towards mental health in sports is today’s guest, Bradley Donohue, a professor of psychology at UNLV.
UNLV recently created the position of Emergency Manager, a role that entails preparing for scenarios you hope will never happen. Filling the role is Yuri Graves, who headed emergency scenarios and preparedness for the US Coast Guard and the City of Henderson.
In the aftermath of the 10/1 shooting, Steven Banning, a UNLV professor, went into academic action. He began tracking the mental health impact the shooting had on people at the concert and in the Las Vegas area. He reveals what he learned from his work, and how we should think about treating the unseen wounds more »
Your genes not only reveal you backstory, but also future choices you may want to make regarding your health. Dr. Martin Schiller is a professor at UNLV who runs the Nevada Institute of Personalized Medicine. He’s interested in bioinformatics and genomics, and using that information to develop individualized treatments to patients.
Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada (CCCN) and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) have partnered to help residents of Southern Nevada and visitors from out-of-state quit smoking. In this episode, guests Dr. Matthew Schwartz and Dr. Salvatore Biazzo talk about the #IQuitFor campaign which encourages smokers to write the name of a child, parent, more »
The World Health Organization estimates that between 2015 and 2050 the proportion of the world’s population over 60 will double. By the year 2020 the number of people aged 50 to 60 will out-number children younger than 5 years. In this episode of Nevada Health, guest host Gary Larson discusses how to care for an more »
In the 1980’s sales of prescription testosterone totaled about $18 million by 2000 sales were $70 million and by 2013 the market had grown nearly thirty fold to $2 billion. On today’s episode we will look at why so many men are taking testosterone and what it does.
Dr. William Rosenberg is the team doctor for the Las Vegas Golden Knight’s as well as for UNLV. He’ll be joining us today to discuss sports medicine.
Want to learn how to take the dread out of health insurance? Jeff Spahr, a Vice President at Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, joins Nevada Health to discuss how their holistic programs are improving their customers’ health.
Randy Dexter is here to talk to us about PTSD and other veterans affairs. Dexter joined the Army as a combat medic after 9/11, and was caught in an IED explosion during his 27 months in Iraq. He struggled with post-traumatic stress disorder and alcoholism for years, white knuckling on the edge of a cliff more »