Health in Reno, NV

STEP2, Yelp, and Break Through Reno have collaborated to create an intriguing and educational one-time escape room experience taking place on June 8, 2019.

STEP2 is supported in part by the Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health, Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Agency (SAPTA) through State General Funds, and SAPTA Block and Partnership for Success federal grants from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily…

When scientists need to save an endangered species, sometimes the solution is straightforward. But sometimes, conservation requires that you built a robot, search for poop, or devise a seemingly en…

All across the country, incredible people are investing in their communities, investing in prevention. They are standing up to prevent misuse of illegal drugs, opioids, marijuana, tobacco, alcohol, and prevent suicide and mental illness. They are helping their community work harder and smarter, inspiring prevention actions that take root and grow into real change. They are

Here are a few easy ways to make and enjoy chocolate chip cookies, including the original and much-beloved Nestlé Toll House recipe and some simple variations. So raise your glasses (of milk) and celebrate this delicious day!

JTNN has selected the following agencies and programs as subgrantees for the Washoe County State General Fund Substance Abuse Primary Prevention RFP for 2019-2020. The total dollar amount awarded is $289,000. All subgrantees will have an opportunity for continuation grants from year 2-4
ACCEPT, Positive Action
Boys and Girls Club of Truckee Meadows, Positive Action
The Children's Cabinet, Project Northland
Quest Counseling and Consulting, BASICS/CASICS

While it may seem difficult to find alcohol or drug-free entertainment, there are a lot of sober things to do in our community!

Enrollment has opened for 25,000 Southern Nevadans to contribute saliva samples to a research study that aims to gain insight into unseen health troubles ailing volunteers

You’ve promised to get your son the cutest creature in creation: the cuddly. Can you outsmart the cuddly incubator and go home a hero? -- You’ve promised to ...

Get the detailed quarterly/annual income statement for Cigna Corporation (CI). Find out the revenue, expenses and profit or loss over the last fiscal year.

National Pretzel Day is April 26, 2019, and several pretzel stores are offering free pretzels at their local outlets. Find the pretzel shop near you.

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By Richard Hayes, MD, Great Basin Orthopaedics Some of us have genetically flat feet without much arch. We may wear arch supports or custom orthotics to improve our comfort when walking. However, there is a difference between a low arch or mildly flattened foot shape and what orthopaedists call acquired flatfoot deformity, or posterior tibial tendon dysfunction (PTTD). PTTD is one of the most common problems of the foot and ankle I see.

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If you're having a rough day, one way to help turn that frown upside down may be as simple as doing just that. A new study reveals that smiling actually makes people feel happier.

I think I speak for all women when I say I love to feel smooth skin right after shaving or waxing any part of my body.

Even when you are confident in your decision not to use drugs or alcohol, it can be hard when it’s your friend who is offering. Here are a few tips that may come in handy.

Community-based genetics study uses SAS machine learning and artificial intelligence to improve population health in Nevada.

Most everyone has heard of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, and with good reason. According to a 2010 study by the Center for Disease Control, 3.1 percent of employed adults ages 18-64 had suffered from the condition within a 12-month period.

A hundred things (plus one extra) that you can be doing, right now, to make yourself look sharper.

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The U.S. government has spent $36 billion digitizing medical records for better, safer, and cheaper health care. Now the system is a mess.

Measles, mumps, and rubella are serious diseases. Most children who get their MMR shots will not get these diseases and many more children would get them if we stopped vaccinating.