Coronavirus Update

Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak is asking everyone to stay home until May 15 to help limit the spread of COVID-19.  As of today, Sisolak eased outdoor activities and allowed the opening of golf courses, pickleball, tennis courts and some businesses.  Retail businesses and marijuana dispensaries are open and will offer curbside pickup.  People are still more »

Bioinformatics and Genomics

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.

The #IQuitFor Campaign

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 »

Aging in Place

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 »

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