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ADA’s New Recommendations To Keep Kids Cavity Free

The ADA says children should begin using toothpaste with fluoride as soon as they get their first tooth to help fight cavities.

02/14/2014

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Many Women Unaware Of Heart Disease’s Threat

Only one in five women are aware that heart disease is their greatest health threat.

02/14/2014

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Worsening Eye Infection Forces Bob Costas Off Olympic Prime Time

Broadcaster Bob Costas’s eye infection is keeping him on the bench at the Winter Olympics.

02/13/2014

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Local Health District Applauds Drug Store Tobacco Ban

Southern Nevada Health District says CVS did the right thing

02/07/2014

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State Analyzing Psychiatric Services

On any given day about 140 people are taken to hospital emergency rooms in Nevada for a mental evaluation. Only about half of them have problems, psychiatric or physical, requiring inpatient care.

01/30/2014

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More Flu Deaths Reported

Nine people have died from the flu in Southern Nevada this season.

01/23/2014

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State Insurance Exchange Update

More Nevadans signing up

01/22/2014

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Tamiflu Shortage Again

The liquid form of the flu drug Tamiflu is in short supply.

01/09/2014

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DASH Diet Ranked Best Overall — Once Again

The new annual ‘‘best diets” list is out from U.S. News & World Report.

01/09/2014